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SAVE THE DATE: UMaine Small Grain and Forage Field Day, July 10, 2012

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

UMaine Small Grain and Forage Field Day

field of ripe wheatJuly 10, 2012
5:30 to 8:00 p.m. (registration starts at 5:15)
UMaine Rogers Forage & Crops Research Farm
Stillwater, Maine

Event flier (PDF)

Please join us to learn about:

  • Small grain varieties for organic production and later fall planting (wheat, spelt, flax)
  • Growing flax for feed to alter milk quality
  • Summer slump pasture forages
  • Fitting wheat into dairy rotations
  • Preplant nitrogen sources for organic bread wheat yield and quality
  • Nitrogen topdressing decision tools for organic bread wheat
  • Microbial soil inoculants for wheat

Speakers include:

  • Rick Kersbergen, UMaine Extension Educator
  • Ellen Mallory, UMaine Extension Sustainable Agriculture Specialist
  • Tom Molloy, UMaine Research Associate
  • Aaron Englander, UMaine Graduate Student

No pre?registration required. Refreshments provided.

Certified Crop Advisor credits will be available.

For more information, contact: Ellen Mallory at; 207?581?2942

Directions: The UMaine Rogers Farm is located on Rt. 16, 1.5 miles north of Stillwater, ME. Take exit 193 off I?95 and head east toward Old Town on Stillwater Ave. At the third set of lights, turn left onto Bennoch Rd. (Rt. 16). The Rogers Farm is 1.5 miles north on Bennoch Rd.

The University of Maine does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, including transgender status and gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquires regarding non-discrimination policies: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, 581-1226.

If you are a person with a disability and will need an accommodation to participate in this program, please call Ellen Mallory at 207?581?2941 to discuss your needs. Receiving requests for accommodations at least 7 days before the program provides a reasonable amount of time to meet the request, however all requests will be accepted.


Sunday, June 6th, 2010

The 2010 University of Maine Sustainable Agriculture Field Day will feature Local Bread Wheat Project research.

Thursday, July 1
6:00-8:00 p.m.
University of Maine Rogers Forage and Crops Research Farm
Stillwater, Maine (1.5 miles from I-95 Exit 193)

Topics will include:

  • Bread Wheat Variety Trials
  • Weed Management for Organic Small Grains
  • Fertility Management for High Quality Bread Wheat
  • Bagged Organic Fertilizers for Grains and Vegetables
  • Organic Double Crop Forage: Winter Small Grain – Corn Silage

Hope to See You There!!