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Friday, September 21
 

1:00pm

Q&A: Organic Livestock - Drop by & Ask our Expert
Speakers
DS

Diane Schivera

MOFGA Organic Livestock Specialist


Friday September 21, 2012 1:00pm - 2:00pm
MOFGA Tent Facing the Common to the right of the Exhibition Hall (when looking from the Common).. Look for the MOFGA banners and flower sculptures.

2:00pm

Biochemistry of Inflammation: Optimal Feeding for Animals
In the last few years there has been an explosion of new information about the Biochemistry of inflammation. This new information along with the understanding of digestion and gut flora and fauna can give us insight to what we should be feeding our animals for optimal health. This includes our pets

Speakers
TK

Tim Ketcham

Tim Ketcham LMT IMTC


Friday September 21, 2012 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Farm & Homestead Speakers Tent Farm & Homestead Area, between the Pine Gate (South) and Maine Marketplace

2:00pm

ID & Management of Pasture Plants
Speakers
RK

Rick Kersbergen

UMaine Coop. Extn.


Friday September 21, 2012 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Livestock Speakers Tent 1 Larger of the two Livestock Speakers' tents, located in front of the Rabbit Barn and Show Ring along the Boulevard.

5:00pm

How to Swat a Bug: Biological Control
Down-to-earth pest control methods - a whimsical look at swatting techniques, trap design, & insect behavior.

Speakers
RM

Roberta Manter

Oak Hill Farm


Friday September 21, 2012 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Livestock Speakers Tent 2 Smaller of the two Livestock Speakers' tents, located in front of the Rabbit Barn and Show Ring along the Boulevard.
 
Saturday, September 22
 

10:00am

Biochemistry of Inflammation: Optimal Feeding for Animals
In the last few years there has been an explosion of new information about the Biochemistry of inflammation. This new information along with understanding of digestion and gut flora and fauna can give us insight into what we should be feeding our animals for optimal health. This includes our pets.

Speakers
TK

Tim Ketcham

Tim Ketcham LMT IMTC


Saturday September 22, 2012 10:00am - 11:00am
Farm & Homestead Speakers Tent Farm & Homestead Area, between the Pine Gate (South) and Maine Marketplace

10:00am

Holistic Ways to Raise Your Companions
A general talk on holistically raising companion animals. This will include diet, vaccinations, homeopathic and other complimentary remedies to have on hand for emergencies.

Speakers
JH

Judith Herman

Animal Wellness Ctr.


Saturday September 22, 2012 10:00am - 11:00am
Livestock Speakers Tent 1 Larger of the two Livestock Speakers' tents, located in front of the Rabbit Barn and Show Ring along the Boulevard.

11:00am

Organic Health Care for Ruminant Animals

Methods to take care of your ruminants health organically.


Speakers
HK

Hue Karreman

CROPP Coop/Organic Valley


Saturday September 22, 2012 11:00am - 12:00am
Livestock Speakers Tent 1 Larger of the two Livestock Speakers' tents, located in front of the Rabbit Barn and Show Ring along the Boulevard.

1:00pm

Protocol for Eliminating Sheep & Goat Foot Rot
Speakers
DB

Dick Brzozowski

Cumberland County Cooperative Extension


Saturday September 22, 2012 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Livestock Speakers Tent 1 Larger of the two Livestock Speakers' tents, located in front of the Rabbit Barn and Show Ring along the Boulevard.

1:00pm

Q&A: Organic Livestock - Drop by & Ask our Expert
Speakers
DS

Diane Schivera

MOFGA Organic Livestock Specialist


Saturday September 22, 2012 1:00pm - 2:00pm
MOFGA Tent Facing the Common to the right of the Exhibition Hall (when looking from the Common).. Look for the MOFGA banners and flower sculptures.

4:00pm

Farming with Coyotes & Other Carnivores
This is a time for our farmers to come together and share their experiences with carnivores... questions, concerns, solutions. Presenter will offer the participants valuable information that farmers need to know about the ecology of coyotes, as well as discussing protective animal husbandry.

Speakers
GV

Geri Vistein

Conservation Biologist


Saturday September 22, 2012 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Livestock Speakers Tent 2 Smaller of the two Livestock Speakers' tents, located in front of the Rabbit Barn and Show Ring along the Boulevard.
 
Sunday, September 23
 

10:00am

Plants Poisonous to Livestock
Speakers
BM

Beth McEvoy

Maine Dept. Ag.


Sunday September 23, 2012 10:00am - 11:00am
Livestock Speakers Tent 1 Larger of the two Livestock Speakers' tents, located in front of the Rabbit Barn and Show Ring along the Boulevard.

11:00am

Cow Signals - what to look for, what does it mean, and how can it be corrected

Methods to take care of your ruminant's health organically.


Speakers
HK

Hue Karreman

CROPP Coop/Organic Valley


Sunday September 23, 2012 11:00am - 12:00am
Livestock Speakers Tent 1 Larger of the two Livestock Speakers' tents, located in front of the Rabbit Barn and Show Ring along the Boulevard.

11:00am

Biochemistry of Inflammation: Optimal Feeding for Animals
In the last few years there has been an explosion of new information about the Biochemistry of inflammation. This new information along with the understanding of digestion and gut flora and fauna can give us insight to what we should be feeding our animals for optimal health. This includes our pets

Speakers
TK

Tim Ketcham

Tim Ketcham LMT IMTC


Sunday September 23, 2012 11:00am - 12:00pm
Farm & Homestead Speakers Tent Farm & Homestead Area, between the Pine Gate (South) and Maine Marketplace

11:00am

1:00pm

Q&A: Organic Livestock - Drop by & Ask our Expert
Speakers
DS

Diane Schivera

MOFGA Organic Livestock Specialist


Sunday September 23, 2012 1:00pm - 2:00pm
MOFGA Tent Facing the Common to the right of the Exhibition Hall (when looking from the Common).. Look for the MOFGA banners and flower sculptures.