Morning Ag Clips previews anniversary of Sustainable Agriculture Program
Morning Ag Clips reported the 30th anniversary of the University of Maine Sustainable Agriculture Program will be celebrated with a free barbecue and live music 3–7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14 at Rogers Farm in Old Town. Alumni and community partners connected to the program are expected to attend. UMaine began offering a bachelor’s degree in sustainable agriculture in 1988 — the first program of its kind in the country. Today, there are 28 students in the program, who will soon join a group of 122 alumni who include leading farmers and educators working to promote sustainable agriculture throughout the world.