University of Maine Cooperative Extension is offering its annual sheep and goat seminar from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on November 14 at Kennebec Valley Community College, 92 Western Ave., Fairfield, Maine.
Topics will include market research, social media use, product pricing, diversifying marketing strategies, enhancing customer service and creating a brand for specific products.
Scheduled instructors are UMaine Extension specialist Jim McConnon, UMaine Extension associate professor Tori Jackson, and animal and veterinary sciences professor James Weber. Robert Herr, owner of Nix Besser Livestock in Pennsylvania, will discuss what to consider when buying market animals as well as what his clients seek.
Cost of $35 per person, $30 before November 1 and includes lunch and materials. More information and registration are online. To request a disability accommodation, call 781.6099, 800.287.1471 (in Maine).