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December 6: 25th Annual Maine Beef Conference: More Profitable Beef Production
Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Ramada Inn, 357 Odlin Rd (I-95, Exit 182-B), Bangor, Maine
Cost: $60, includes lunch; same farm attendees and member discounts available
   Speakers include three nationally recognized specialists - a beef nutritionist, stockman instructor and beef spokesperson trainer - who will provide information to improve the profitability of beef operations. For complete schedule and registration form, see http://umaine.edu/livestock/beef/beef-conference/For more information, contact Melissa Libby at 207.581.2788 or in Maine 1.800.287.7170, or Melissa.Libby1@maine.edu.

December 10: YCFN Potluck Supper - End of Season Discussion: Farming in York County
Time: 5:30 - 8:00 pm
Location: Nasson Heritage Rm., Anderson Learning Ctr., 21 Bradeen St., Springvale, ME 04083
   All members welcome! At this first potluck of the winter season, the discussion will be facilitated with specific questions geared toward improving our understanding of what actions could most help farming in our region. We will share a new map of York County with all our member farms displayed that will become part of our web page. We'll talk about changes and improvements coming to the YCFN webpage, too. We hope you can join us for a great social and planning time that will strengthen agriculture in York County.
   For more information, contact Ellen McAdam, YCFN Steering Committee President, mcdorch@gwi.net; or Frank Wertheim or Becky Gowdy at University of Maine Cooperative Extension, York County office, 207-324-2814.

January 6, 2015: YCFN Winter Breakfast Meeting
Time: 8 am
Location: Hen House Cafe, 446 Main St., Springvale, ME 04073
Cost: free, generously sponsored by Farm Credit East, courtesy of Rob Horne
   Join your fellow members for the first Tuesday breakfast gathering of the new year!  Compare notes on last year's harvest, plans for the new year, and what new projects you are undertaking. For more information, call the UMaine Extension York County office at 207-324-2814.
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this listing, but we recommend that you contact the individuals shown for each event to confirm dates, times, etc.

YCFN Potluck Supper:
End of Season Discussion – Farming in York County

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
5:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Nasson Heritage Room, 21 Bradeen St., Springvale, ME
See full details at listing below.

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