OLD TOWN, Maine — University of Maine Cooperative Extension will hold a mechanical weed control field day 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at the University of Maine Rogers Research Farm, 914 Bennoch Road, Old Town.
Designed for farmers, crop advisers and others in the agricultural community, this hands-on event will feature tool demonstrations and research results for vegetable and field crop production from local, national and international researchers, as well as company representatives.
The $20 fee includes lunch if paid by Sept. 5, $30 through Sept. 11, or $40 at the event. Register online. Pesticide certification credits and Certified Crop Adviser credits will be available. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Ellen Mallory, 207.581.2942; firstname.lastname@example.org. More information also is online.
The event is supported by grants from the USDA-NIFA Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative and the Northeastern IPM Center at Cornell University.
–University of Maine Cooperative Extension
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