Stockman to demonstrate calm handling of cattle

A low-stress cattle-handling demonstration will be held 2-4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, at Rocking S Ranch, 2 Happy Trails, Fort Fairfield and repeated 2-4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5, at East Ridge Stable, 405 East Ridge Road, Charleston.

Curt Pate, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association stockman instructor, will conduct the free, live demonstration, which is co-sponsored by the Maine Beef Producers Association and University of Maine Cooperative Extension. The demonstration is a prelude to the 25th Annual Beef Conference, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, at Ramada Inn, 357 Odlin Road, Bangor.

Pre-registration is required. To pre-register, or to request a disability accommodation, contact Melissa Libby, 800.287.7170 (in Maine), 207.581.2788.