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Northeast Mechanical Weed Control Expo

Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 9:00am to 4:30pm

University of Maine Rogers Research Farm 914 Bennoch Road (Rt. 16), Old Town, Maine

The Northeast Mechanical Weed Control Expo will feature tool demonstrations and research results for both vegetable and grain production. Hand-tools, walk-behind tractors/tool carriers, and tractor-mounted equipment will be on display and demonstrated in the field, and will include equipment from Terrateck® and Johnny’s Selected Seeds, HAK®, Tilmor®, K.U.L.T.-Kress®, Garford®, Treffler® Harrows, and Franklin Robotics.  We invite farmers of all levels of experience and production to participate. The day will include:

  • Research presentations and posters
  • Field demonstrations of tools for small-, mid- and large-scale growers
  • Friendly competition testing your weed knowledge and cultivation skills!
  • Plenty of time to connect with fellow growers, researchers, and industry representatives

The Northeast Mechanical Weed Control Expo is supported by grants from the USDA-NIFA Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative (OREI) and the Northeastern IPM Center.

Lunch is included, but cannot be guaranteed for those who register after September 5.

  • $20 on or before September 5
  • $30 from September 6 -11
  • $40 on Day of Event

Find out more and register for the event here. 

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