2013 Maine Grain Conference, sponsored by U. MaineMarch 1st – Bangor, ME

Topics will include sourcing, producing, and certifying seed; designing organic cash grain rotations; managing weeds; organic fertility strategies; and more.

Agenda and registration information will follow. Speakers to date include:

– Mark Bernard – organic grain grower, Barnyard Organics, Prince Edward Island. http://www.barnyardorganics.ca/

– Tate McPherson – commodity broker and seed salesman, Maine Seed Company, LLC, Mapleton, Maine.

– Élisabeth Vachon – agronomist, Les Moulins de Soulanges, Quebec. http://www.moulinsdesoulanges.com/en/home.html

– Eric Gallandt – weed ecologist, University of Maine, Orono. http://umaine.edu/pse/faculty-directory/gallandt/