Morning Ag Clips advances Oct. 23 symposium on Maine’s new forest economy

Morning Ag Clips previewed a symposium on Maine’s new forest economy to be held at the University of Maine from 1–4:30 p.m. Oct. 23 in Wells Conference Center during National and Maine Forest Products Week. The conference, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by UMaine, the Maine Forest Products Council and Forest Opportunity Roadmap/Maine (FOR/Maine). Online registration is required. Presentations will focus on how businesses and forest-focused professionals are adopting new product technologies and adapting historical industries to advancements in sustainable forestry practices, emerging markets, innovative applications and reinvestment in Maine’s forest economy, the article states. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Shane O’Neill, 581.2812;