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UMaine Organic Milk Research Reported

Channel 5 (WABI) and Channel 2 (WLBZ) interviewed University of Maine Cooperative Extension professor of sustainable dairy and forage systems Richard Kersbergen for a report on a UMaine Extension research collaboration funded by a $2.9 million grant through the U.S. Department of Agriculture to further improve the quality, quantity and marketability of organic milk in the Northeast. Kersbergen is working with farms in Charleston, New Vineyard and Pittsfield, Maine, to extend the pasture season and improve milk quality. A UMaine news release has more information.

Contact: Jessica Bloch, (207) 581-3777

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