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Maine Grain Conference – March 1, 2019, Presque Isle


Cost: $30.00 on or before Thursday, February 21; otherwise $45.00.

Registration Deadline – NOON Monday, February 25.
No refunds can be offered for registrations made by check OR after February 25, 2019.

Registration includes morning snack and lunch.
5.5 CCA credits and 2 pesticide credits will be offered for this program..

The annual Maine Grain Conference is a day-long event that features topics related to the production and processing of small grains, pulses, and oilseeds for food and feed markets.

Please take a moment and answer the following questions and enter your name and affiliation for your name badge. Thank You!

If you need registration assistance, please contact Melissa Libby Babcock at or 207.581-2788.

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Please enter your name and affiliation as you would like them to appear on your name tag *

If you are registering more than one attendee, please include their name(s) and affiliation(s)

What is your interest in this event? (check all that apply) *

Do you grow certified organic grains/oilseeds/pulses?

Do you have any dietary restrictions or allergies? Please list.


Program Description

Topics for this year’s conference will include:

Upping Your Grain Game – Best Practices from Seed Bag to Grain Bin and Beyond
Eric Theriault, Eastern Grains Inc., Drummond, New Brunswick

Hemp – Opportunities, Production Practices, Legal Requirements, and Other Considerations for Grain and Cannibidiol
Dr. Heather Darby, University of Vermont Extension
Dr. John Jemison, UMaine Extension
Gary Fish, Maine Dept. of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry.

On-Farm Experiences with Camera-Guided Precision Cultivation Systems
Tom Molloy, UMaine Extension
Dave Ouellette, Lake Shore Farms, St David, Maine

Evaluating Economic Viability – Using a New Whole Farm Grain Budget Tool
Dr. Aaron Hoshide, UMaine School of Economics

Grain, Pulse, and Oilseed Research Results from Maine and Vermont
Dr. Heather Darby, University of Vermont
Dr. Ellen Mallory, UMaine Extension

For more information:

Use the south entrance to the UMPI campus.  The Campus Center is the second building on the right.  Use parking lots up the hill on the left.  Click here for online map (PDF).  (Note the map is oriented with south at the top).)  A parking pass will be emailed to you once you have registered.

If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this program, please call Ellen Mallory, 207.581.2942 to discuss your needs. Receiving requests for accommodations at least 10 days before the program provides a reasonable amount of time to meet the request, however all requests will be considered.


Program Details


Friday March 1, 2019


Multi-Purpose Room, Campus Center, University of Maine Presque Isle. 

Contact Name

Ellen Mallory, Tom Molloy

Contact Email,

Contact Phone

207.581.2942, 207.581.3213


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