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Cooperative Extension Offers Egg Producer School

Monday, March 5th, 2012

chicken eggs in cartonUniversity of Maine Cooperative Extension is partnering with the Maine Poultry Growers Association is holding an Egg Producer School on Saturday, March 24 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Kennebec Valley Community College in Fairfield.

The cost is $25 per person and includes lunch and reference materials. The school is for individuals who have or plan to have a small- or mid-size egg producing enterprise. Instructors for the school include University of Connecticut Extension poultry specialist Michael Darre and UMaine Extension educator Richard Brzozowski.

Topics to be covered include components of an economic egg operation, from technology, food safety, egg quality, marketing, egg sales regulations in Maine, and organic production.

For more information, contact UMaine Extension at 1-800-287-1471 (in Maine) or e-mail colleen.hoyt@maine.edu

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