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Gut Microbes on the Farm

August 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Two calves in a barn.

Learn about different digestive tracts in livestock, and the community of microbes living there that help animals digest food, or stay healthy. This presentation will give some background on different digestive tract anatomy, the factors which influence microbes in the gut, and how we can care for animals by caring for their microbes. This presentation will also feature a short presentation on Dr. Ishaq’s journey into science and a Q&A session where attendees can ask questions about gut microbes, life as a scientist, or how to get involved in this time of career. Register by August 12.

Youth ages 12 & up; open to all youth.

Details

Date:
August 13
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Website:
https://extension.umaine.edu/4h/2020-4-h-summer-programming/