Morning Ag Clips previews UMaine Extension soil workshops
Morning Ag Clips previewed two University of Maine Cooperative Extension two-part workshops on healthy soils for home gardeners and farmers. “Introduction to soils for farmers and gardeners” will be held 5–7 p.m. March 20 at UMaine Extension in Springvale, and 5–7 p.m. April 2 at UMaine Extension in Falmouth. It will focus on methods for identifying soil texture, improving soil structure and practices for building soil health, the article states. “Building healthy soil for your farm” will be held 5–7 p.m. April 9 at UMaine Extension in Springvale, and 5–7 p.m. April 25 at UMaine Extension in Falmouth. It will highlight farm-scale practices for building soil health, including advanced cover cropping strategies, cultivation equipment and reduced tillage strategies. The cost of each workshop is $5, and registration is online. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Elizabeth Clock, 781.6099; email@example.com.