UMaine Extension, Maine Beef Producers host barbecue for producers June 4

University of Maine Cooperative Extension and the Maine Beef Producers Association will host a barbecue 10:45 a.m.–2 p.m. June 4 at Knight Family Farm, 30 Jones Road, Garland.

The “Meet and Greet and Brisket BBQ” is for new or experienced farmers interested in beef production and current beef producers to meet other producers and representatives from UMaine Extension and USDA Rural Development, Natural Resources Conservation Service and Farm Service Agency. Extension assistant professor and state livestock specialist Colt Knight will lead the event.

The $10 fee includes lunch and a farm tour; registration is required. Register on the event webpage. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Melissa Babcock, 207.581.2788;