2022 UMaine Extension Annual Summer Field Day
A Field Day with a Focus on Calf and Heifer Management
Monday, July 25, 2022, 10:00 am. to 12:00 p.m.
R.E. Hemond Farm, 232 Pottle Hill Road, Minot, Maine
Directions to Farm (Google Map)
Contact: Glenda Pereira, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or phone: 207.581.3240
This University of Maine Cooperative Extension Field Day is part of a tri-state effort with partnering universities:
University of New Hampshire Extension and the University of Vermont.
Their field day event information may be found below.
- 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon — Walking Tour of the Farm with Dr. Pete Erickson
- 12:00 Noon — Boxed Lunch (free) and Trade Show
A free boxed lunch will be provided! (Accommodations contact information below, should you have a food allergy we need to be aware of.)
Our featured speaker will be Dr. Pete Erickson, Professor, and Extension Dairy Specialist at the University of New Hampshire.
Dr. Erickson has been conducting research in calf health and nutrition for over 20 years with numerous publications in the Journal of Dairy Science. Professor Erickson’s primary area of research is in dairy cattle nutrition as it pertains to the dairy calf, heifer, and cow health and metabolism. Dr. Erickson teaches numerous courses at UNH, including the New England winter dairy travel course, and supervises Master’s and Ph.D. students in his calf health and nutrition lab. In 2013 he received the Land O’Lakes/Purina Teaching Award in Dairy Production.
This field day is part of a tri-state effort with partnering universities:
University of New Hampshire Extension and the University of Vermont
If you are a person with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please contact either Melissa Libby Babcock, at email@example.com, or phone: 207.581.2788 or Glenda Pereira, at firstname.lastname@example.org, phone: 207.581.3240 to discuss your needs. Receiving requests for accommodations at least 7 days before the program provides a reasonable amount of time to meet the request, however, all requests will be considered.