Maine Cattlemen’s College Nov. 18 in Orono

The inaugural Maine Cattlemen’s College will be held 8 a.m.–3 p.m. Nov. 18 at Wells Conference Center. The event begins with an optional dinner at 6 p.m. Nov. 17.

Sponsored by University of Maine Cooperative Extension and Maine Beef Producers Association (MBPA), the day is designed for current and prospective Maine beef cattle producers. Led by industry experts, presentation topics include necessary nutrients in cattle feed, the inspection process and food sovereignty law, and understanding handling facility design. There also will be a trade show and silent auction.

The $35 fee ($25 for MBPA and MOFGA members) includes a steak lunch; the optional prime rib dinner is $35. All proceeds benefit the MBPA scholarship fund. Registration is online.

For more information or to request a disability accommodation, contact Colt Knight at 581.2953,