Are you interested in learning more about raising hogs? If you are, join Cornell Cooperative Extention (CCE) on Sept. 1, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Chemung County Fairgrounds located at 171 Fairview Rd. in Horseheads, N.Y.
In this first class they will cover the basics of pork production in terms of breeding and farrowing. A follow up class on feeding and finishing hogs is tentatively planned for spring 2018.
Speakers will be Don and Brandee Bower who breed and raise hogs on their farm, Tender III Acres in Chemung County, N.Y.
The cost is $10 per person. Pre-registration is required by Aug. 25. To register, visit https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/porkproductionbasics1_207.
For more information, contact Shona Ort at (607) 734-4453 ext. 227 or firstname.lastname@example.org.