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‘No-Till’ Corn Production Workshop April 13 in Waterville

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scouting for corn pests; photo by Edwin RemsbergUniversity of Maine Extension in association with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is offering a No-till Corn workshop for dairy and forage producers on April 13 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Waterville Elks Club.

Participants will hear about techniques and practices to improve profitability on their farms. The workshop will feature soil health expert Ray Archuleta from NRCS and Mark Anderson from Landview Farms in New York. Landview Farms produces 1,250 acres of corn using a combination of tilling and non-tilling methods.

A $20 workshop fee includes lunch. The workshop is part of a research project funded by Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (NESARE).

For more information, or to register, contact Rick Kersbergen at the UMaine Extension Waldo County office at 1-800-287-1426 or e-mail richard.kersbergen@maine.edu.

UMaine Extension programs are open and accessible to all in accordance with program goals. To provide adequate time to respond to your request please provide as much notice as possible.

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