The Maine Beef Producers Association and the University of Maine Cooperative Extension are sponsoring this free program for beef producers on Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 starting at 1 pm at the Agricultural Trades Show in Augusta.
If you are thinking about marketing your beef through value added direct markets, this program will help you learn about the benefits and challenges of this marketing method.
1:00 pm: Three R’s of Beef Sales In and Out of the State, Dr. Henrietta Beaufait, Maine Department of Agriculture Meat and Poultry Inspection Program
1:30 pm: Here’s the Beef Panel of Producers and Processor
2:45 pm: Are Beef and Technology Right for You? Panel discussion on buying clubs, online farmers markets, and other innovative marketing possibilities
4:30 pm: Maine Beef Producers Association Annual Meeting
5:30 pm: Maine Beef Producers Association Directors Meeting