SOUTH PARIS, Maine — University of Maine Cooperative Extension Oxford County will host a workshop on beef cattle nutrition Feb. 20, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 9 Olson Road, South Paris.
UMaine Extension assistant professor and livestock specialist Colt Knight will discuss the basic principles of corn- and grass-fed beef cattle nutrition. Topics will include digestive anatomy, rumen development, and Body Condition Scoring. Participants will become Beef Quality Assurance certified.
The $5 fee per person includes a pizza lunch; financial assistance is available. Register onlineby Feb. 18. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact 207.743.6329; email@example.com.
University of Maine Cooperative Extension:
As a trusted resource for over 100 years, University of Maine Cooperative Extension has supported UMaine’s land and sea grant public education role by conducting community-driven, research-based programs in every Maine county. UMaine Extension helps support, sustain and grow the food-based economy. It is the only entity in our state that touches every aspect of the Maine Food System, where policy, research, production, processing, commerce, nutrition, and food security and safety are integral and interrelated. UMaine Extension also conducts the most successful out-of-school youth educational program in Maine through 4-H.
–University of Maine Cooperative Extension
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