FALMOUTH — University of Maine Cooperative Extension plans to offer four in-person workshops about winter care of livestock.

The sessions are to be held from noon to 2 p.m. every other Tuesday starting Dec. 7 at the UMaine Regional Learning Center, 75 Clearwater Drive, Falmouth.

Remaining classes are set for Dec. 21, Jan. 4 and Jan. 18.

The series begins with winter care of small ruminants, including best practices for meeting water, feed and shelter needs for sheep and goats. Other workshops will cover winter care of poultry, swine and beef cattle.

Colt Knight, UMaine Extension assistant professor and statewide livestock specialist, will lead each workshop.

The $15 fee for Dec. 7 includes a light lunch; remaining dates are on a $0 to $10 sliding scale fee.

Registration is required by Wednesday, Dec. 1. To register, visit extension.umaine.edu. Enrollment is limited to 20 seats per session.

Face coverings and no evidence of COVID-19 symptoms are required, regardless of vaccination status.

For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, call 207-781-6099 or email rebecca.gray@maine.edu.

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