UMaine teaming up to offer webinars on reduced tillage, American Agriculturist reports
American Agriculturist reported Cornell University’s Small Farms Program has teamed up with counterparts at Michigan State University and University of Maine to offer three free webinars on reduced tillage for organic vegetable production. Viewers can learn about practices that might fit their operation — from permanent beds, tarps and mulches to cover cropping, strip tillage and cultivation tools, according to the article. Session leaders from UMaine include Mark Hutton, a vegetable specialist with the University of Maine Cooperative Extension and professor in the UMaine School of Food and Agriculture; Eric Gallandt, a professor of weed ecology and management; and Bryan Brown, a Ph.D. student in ecology and environmental sciences. Registration for the webinars is online.