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From Where and How do Plants get Nitrogen: Revisiting Paradigms of Soil Nitrogen Cycling and Availability

107 Norman Smith Hall orono, ME, United States

Stuart Grandy University of New Hampshire The School of Food and Agriculture is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its sustainable agriculture program with a special seminar series. The University of Maine was the first in the nation to offer a bachelor’s degree in sustainable agriculture. The Sustainable Agriculture program, initiated in 1988, has been highlighted […]

Mike Gold: A sustainable agriculture alum’s journey through Maine’s food system

107 Norman Smith Hall orono, ME, United States

Mike Gold Crave Food Systems From Farming in Fort Kent to Johnny’s Selected Seeds, Crown of Maine, and ‘WhatsGood,’ a New Virtual Farmer’s Market, Mike Gold has thoroughly explored Maine's food system since he graduated from UMaine's sustainable agriculture program. The School of Food and Agriculture is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its sustainable agriculture […]

Potato virus detection training

Aroostook Farm 59 Houlton Road, U.S. Route 1, Presque Isle, ME

For inspectors, regulators, growers and anyone interested in learning more about detection of PVY in the field. Field identification of PVY (strains O, N-Wi and NTN) on 18 popular cultivars grown in the Northeast Talk with experts from the USDA and University of Maine Virus detection workshops will also be held in Othello, WA June […]

From Farm to Healthy Body: A Sustainable Model for the Planet and the Individual

Wells Conference Center 131 Munson Road, Orono, ME, United States

The Maine Chapter of the Fulbright Association is pleased to announce its upcoming event on Saturday, October 19, 2019, entitled, “From Farm to Healthy Body: A Sustainable Model for the Planet and the Individual.” The objectives of this event are to improve awareness of how and why practices, conditions and behaviors involved in planting, growing, […]

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NSFA Graduate Student Research Awards Competition

Online

Graduate students from the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture who applied to the college’s annual research awards will showcase their research with 15-minute presentations. The College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture. Presentations will be hosted on Zoom. Please contact ruhammah.lagarry@maine.edu for access information. 9:00 a.m. "Thoughts Beyond Stigma - Implications for Change Reflected in […]

Witter Farm Royal

J.F. Witter Teaching and Research Center 160 University Farm RD, Old Town, ME, United States

Please join the Maine Animal Club at the J.F. Witter Teaching and Research Center for a dairy show. Students will showcases Holstein cows at this event. The club will also […]

2022 Potato Field Day

Aroostook Farm 59 Houlton Road, U.S. Route 1, Presque Isle, ME

Join us for an all-afternoon field day event and find out more about the agricultural research and work bei ng done at the Aroostook Research Farm. Several speakers and experts in […]

Libby Lecture in Natural Resource Policy

McIntire Room, Buchanan Alumni House University of Maine, Orono, ME, United States

Peter Ellis will present the University of Maine’s fourth annual Libby Lecture in Natural Resource Policy at 3 p.m. on Sept. 21 at the Buchanan Alumni House. Ellis’ talk, “Smarter logging for good: Sustainable, low-impact forestry as a natural climate solution,” will discuss the role of forest management in achieving global environmental, economic, and social […]

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