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2014

February 2
Organic Grain Grower Workshop – at NOFA-NH Winter Conference
organized by NOFA-NH
Rundlett Middle School
Concord, New Hampshire

March 13
10th Annual Vermont Grain Growers Conference
The Essex Resort and Spa
Essex, Vermont

March 15
2014 Maine Grain Conference
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Bangor Spectacular Events Center
Bangor, Maine

June 26
2014 UMaine Sustainable Agriculture Twilight Tour
5:00 – 7:45 p.m.  (registration starts at 4:30pm)
UMaine Rogers Forage and Crops Research Farm
Stillwater, Maine

July 24
UVM Extension Northwest Crops and Soils Field Day

10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.  (registration starts at 9:15 a.m.)
Borderview Research Farm
146 Line Road, Alburgh, Vermont

July 24-25
The Kneading Conference and Bread Fair
Maine Grain Alliance
Skowhegan, Maine


2013

March 1
2013 Maine Grain Conference
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Bangor Spectacular Events Center
Bangor, Maine

March 14
9th Annual Vermont Grain Growers Conference
9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
The Essex Resort and Spa
Essex, Vermont

June 26
UMaine Small Grain and Forage Field Day
5:00 – 7:45 p.m.  (registration starts at 4:30pm)
UMaine Rogers Forage and Crops Research Farm
Stillwater, Maine

June 27
UVM Grain Research Tour
10:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Borderview Research Farm
Alburgh, Vermont

July 9
UMaine Organic Feed Grain Field Day and BBQ
5:30 to 8:00pm – Pre-registration required (Free)
Held in conjunction with Organic Valley
UMaine Aroostook Research Farm (59 Houlton Rd.)
Preque Isle, Maine


2012

February 17
2012 Maine Grain Conference
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Bangor Banquet and Conference Center
Bangor, Maine

March 15
Vermont Grain Growers Conference
9:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
The Essex Resort and Spa
Essex, Vermont

June 2
Celebrating 30 Years of Grain Production and Milling
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Gleason Grains
Bridport, Vermont

June 22
Restoring Landrace Wheat Conference
11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Organized by Heritage Wheat Conservancy
Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association Education Center
Unity, Maine

July 10
UMaine Small Grain and Forage Field Day
5:30 – 8:00 p.m.
UMaine Rogers Forage and Crops Research Farm
Stillwater, Maine

July 12
Value-Added Grains Field Day
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Olivia’s Croutons
New Haven, Vermont

July 26-28
The Kneading Conference and Bread Fair
Maine Grain Alliance
Skowhegan, Maine

August 9
Annual UVM Extension Crops & Soils Field Day
10:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Borderview Farm
Alburgh, Vermont


 2011

January 11
Maine Local Bread Wheat Workshop
12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Maine Agricultural Trades Show, Augusta Civic Center
Augusta, Maine

March 9
Northern Grain Growers Conference
9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Dudley Davis Center, UVM
Burlington, Vermont

June 9
Producing High Quality Organic Bread Wheat
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Gleason Grains,
Bridport, Vermont

June 21
Production & Processing of Organic Grain: Getting to the Nitty Gritty
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Aurora Farms
Charlotte, Vermont

July 6
Growing Wheat in Aroostook Country
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Nature’s Circle Farm and Aurora Mills & Farm
Houlton, Maine

July 12
Maine Wheat Research Twilight Meeting
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
UMaine Rogers Research Farm
Stillwater, Maine

July 14-15
NE Grain Conference
Amherst, Massachusetts
Organized by Eli Rogosa of Northeast Organic Wheat

July 28-29
Maine’s Kneading Conference
Organized by Maine Grain Alliance

 


 2010

January 12
Growing Grains in Maine Workshop
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Maine Agricultural Trades Show, Augusta Civic Center
Augusta, Maine

February 26
Producing Quality Organic Grains for Maine Workshop – Disease Management, and Grain Cleaning, Drying and Storage
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
MOFGA Education Center
Unity, Maine

April 14
Producing Quality Organic Grains for Maine Workshop – Weed Management and Seeding
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
MOFGA Education Center
Unity, Maine

March 9
Northern Grain Growers Conference
9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Dudley Davis Center, UVM
Burlington, Vermont

July 1
UMaine Wheat Organic Grains Research Twilight Meeting
5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
UMaine Rogers Research Farm
Stillwater, Maine

July 10
Innovative Weed Management for Organic Grains
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Sherburne Farm
Dexter, Maine

July 13
Organic Bread Wheat Twilight Meeting
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Rainbow Valley Farm
Sidney, Maine


University of Maine; University of Vermont Extension, Cultivating Healthy Communities