UMaine Extension to host 2017 Maine Soil Health Workshop

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension will host the 2017 Maine Soil Health Workshop on Dec. 5 at Governor’s Restaurant in Waterville.

Technical service providers, farmers and educators are invited to attend the workshop, which runs from 9:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Registration is required, and the cost is $25.

Sessions will include “A New Understanding of Soil Organic Matter,” “No-Till and Cover Cropping in Corn,” “Reduced Tillage in Vegetable Production,” “Water Infiltration and Runoff Demo, and “Cover Crop Mixes.” Four CCA credits have been requested for the event.

The full agenda and more information, is on the UMaine Extension: Agriculture website.

Register online or by contacting Michele Lodgek at 581.2721, Registrations after Nov. 29 cannot be guaranteed lunch.

For questions about the workshop, contact Ellen Mallory at 581.2942,