Piscataquis County Extension Association annual meeting Nov. 8

Piscataquis County Extension Association (PCEA) will hold its annual meeting at 5 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Dover Foxcroft Congregational Church in Dover-Foxcroft. The program and meeting are open to the public.

University of Maine Cooperative Extension livestock specialist Colt Knight will demonstrate how to safely prepare and cook whole chicken on a home smoker. Knight also will discuss results of research conducted on different breeds of broiler chickens at UMaine’s J.F. Witter Teaching and Research Center.

Participants will have a supper of smoked chicken, roasted potatoes and root vegetables, salad and hand pies provided by Spruce Mill Farm in Dover-Foxcroft. The PCEA annual meeting will follow. New PCEA executive committee members are actively being sought to fill open seats.

Cost for the program and dinner is $8 per person; online registration is required. For more information or to request a disability accommodation, contact 564.3301, anette.moulton@maine.edu.