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Northeast Mechanical Weed Control Field Day


Would you like to learn how you can improve mechanical weed control on your farm? Mark your calendars for the Northeast Mechanical Weed Control Field Day, hosted by University of Maine Cooperative Extension and University of Maine Weed Ecology Group. This event will focus on knowledge exchange between farmers, researchers, and equipment retailers, featuring:

  • Tool demonstrations scaled for small to large vegetable and field crop production
  • Hand tools, walk-behind tractors, tool carriers, and tractor-mounted equipment
  • Presentations and panel discussions from farmers and researchers

We invite persons of all experience and production levels to participate.

Date: Friday, July 21, 2023
Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Hall Brook Farm, 34 Berry Road, Thorndike, Maine 04986

Refreshments and lunch from Moe’s Original Barbeque will be served.

Questions about this event? Are you an equipment vendor interested in participating? Contact Margaret McCollough at

Note: If registering more than one person, please register the first person, click Enroll, and then use the “Continue Shopping” option in your cart to add additional participants.

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Program Description

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

If you need reasonable accommodation, please contact Margaret McCollough at by July 1, 2023. If requests are received after this date, we may not have sufficient time to make the necessary arrangements.

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Program Details


Friday, July 21, 2023


Hall Brook Farm, 34 Berry Road, Thorndike, Maine 04986

Contact Name

Margaret McCollough

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