UMaine Extension to host virtual town hall April 17 on changes in the meat industry

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will host an online discussion for producers in the meat industry on changes in current operations due to COVID-19 on Friday, April 17, 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m., via Zoom.

“Town Hall: What to expect from the meat industry with recent COVID-19 developments” will feature an overview of the current and predicted states of the meat industry with an anticipated increase in demand from local producers. University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, food and environment associate Extension professor Gregg Rentfrow and UMaine Extension assistant professor and livestock specialist Colt Knight will lead the discussion. There will be time for questions following the discussion.

Instructions on participating in the town hall are on the program webpage. For more information contact Colt Knight, 207.581.2953;