Extension workshop on raising pork offered in Somerset County April 26

University of Maine Cooperative Extension is hosting a workshop on raising swine on April 26 from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. at the Somerset County Extension office, 7 County Drive, Skowhegan.

Join Colt Knight, associate Extension professor and state livestock specialist, for Swine 101, a two-hour primer on raising pastured pork. Topics include breed selection, basic reproductive information, swine nutrition, fencing, housing, meat yield and more.

The sliding scale fee ($0–$10) includes a smoked pork lunch. Register online. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact 207.474.9622; emily.collins3@maine.edu.