ORONO, Maine — University of Maine Cooperative Extension will hold the annual Maine Grain Conference 9 a.m.–3:45 p.m., March 13, at the Black Bear Inn and Conference Center, 4 Godfrey Drive, Orono.
Topics for this year’s conference include farming grain organically on Prince Edward Island, value-added farm enterprises, malt barley varieties for local brewers, marketing strategies, the role of UMaine’s Pilot Plant and grain project updates. Presenters include faculty and staff from UMaine, UMaine Extension and Cornell Cooperative Extension; the Maine Potato Board and Maine Grain Alliance; and farmers, malthouse owners and brewers.
The $35 per person fee; $45 after March 3, includes snacks and lunch; registration is required by March 6. Register online. Certified crop adviser credits will be offered. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Ellen Mallory, 207.581.2942, firstname.lastname@example.org. More information is also on the conference website.
–University of Maine Cooperative Extension
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