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Beef Quality Assurance and Low-Stress Handling Workshop

$10.00

Financial assistance is available upon request

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 | 5:30 P.M. to 7:30 P.M.

Findview Farm, 147 Mighty Street, Gorham, ME

Join UMaine Extension Livestock Specialist Colt Knight and the owners of Findview Farm for an evening discussion of key issues with Maine raised beef cattle. There will be demonstrations of low-stress handling techniques and the opportunity to become certified in Beef Quality Assurance.

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If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this program, please call  Becky Gray at 207.781.6099 or 800.287./1471 (in Maine) to discuss your needs. Receiving requests for accommodations at least 10 days before the program provides a reasonable amount of time to meet the request, however all requests will be considered.

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Program Description

Join Dr. Colt W. Knight, UMaine Extension Livestock Specialist, and the owners of Findview Farm in Gorham, for an evening discussion of some key issues with Maine raised beef cattle.

This workshop will be held at Findview Farm, 147 Mighty Street, Gorham, Maine on October 15th from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm.

Topics will include the differences between grass and grain-fed beef, low stress handling, and beef quality assurance. All participants will have the opportunity to become certified in Beef Quality Assurance and learn why BQA is so crucial to the industry. There will be demonstrations of low-stress handling techniques, which improve productivity, beef production, and reduce stress on both cattle and handlers.

If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate in these programs, please call Becky Gray at 207.781-6099 or 1.800.287.1471 (in Maine) to discuss your needs. Receiving requests for accommodations at least 10 days before the program provides a reasonable amount of time to meet the request, however all requests will be considered.

Program Details

Date

5:30 PM to 7:30 PM, October 15, 2019

Location

Findview Farm, 147 Mighty St., Gorham, ME

Contact Name

Becky Gray

Contact Email

rebecca.gray@maine.edu

Instructors

Dr. Colt W. Knight, UMaine Extension Livestock Specialist

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