UMaine Extension offers Venison 101

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer a daylong workshop on deer health in Maine and the safe processing of venison 8:45 a.m.–4 p.m. Sept. 30 at the University of Maine’s J. Franklin Witter Teaching and Research Center, 160 University Farm Road, Old Town.

The hands-on program is designed for both new and experienced hunters who want to expand their knowledge of deer health and diseases, safe field dressing techniques, and venison processing and preserving. Presentations will include demonstrations and product tasting. Teens are welcome with parental consent.

The $50 fee ($25 for each additional family member) includes lunch; preregistration is required and available online.

For more information or to request a disability accommodation, contact Robson Machado at 581.3144,