Maine Grass Farmers Network conference March 16

The Maine Grass Farmers Network (MGFN) annual grazing conference is scheduled for 9 a.m.–3 p.m. March 16 at the Kennebec Valley Community College Alfond Campus in Hinckley.

Giving the keynote address will be Jeremy Engh, owner of Lakota Ranch in Remington, Virginia. Cornell Extension agricultural marketing specialist Matt LeRoux will discuss profitable meat marketing. More than 10 grazing and livestock experts will lead sessions suitable for both novice and experienced graziers.

The $60 fee includes lunch; $25 for each additional person from the same farm. Discounts are available for students and MGFN or Maine Beef Producers Association members. Register online. For more information or to request a disability accommodation, call University of Maine Cooperative Extension in Waldo County, 342.5971; 800.287.1426 (in Maine).

MGFN is co-sponsored by UMaine Extension and the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association.