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Spring Gardening Series: Getting the Most Out of Compost and Manure

Free!

Webinar

Wednesday, June 9, 2021
6:00 PM to 7:15 PM

Registration deadline: 4 PM on June 9, 2021

In this webinar, you’ll learn what to look for when purchasing compost and manure, what the benefits and considerations are for using these products, how to use different kinds of manure, no-till practices, and at what rates to use these products.


We offer our program fee on a sliding scale ($0-10)

Registration is required – Participants will receive the Zoom information after registering for this event.

Need help connecting with Zoom? Contact the US:IT Service Help Desk: 800.696.4357  or  help@maine.edu

If you need technical assistance with registration, please contact Michele Lodgek at michele.lodgek@maine.edu or 207.949-4057.

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

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Program Description

Compost and manure have many uses in the garden and landscape. In this webinar, you’ll learn what to look for when purchasing compost and manure, what the benefits and considerations are for using these products, how to use different kinds of manure, no-till practices, and at what rates to use these products. You’ll also learn about some applications to avoid or use with caution, and techniques for getting the most out of your compost and manure throughout your home landscape.

ModeratorNate Bernitz, Home Horticulture Outreach Program Manager for UNH Extension

Instructor: Olivia Saunders is a Field Specialist in Fruit & Vegetable Production, in the UNH Cooperative Extension Food & Agriculture Program. Olivia is also the SARE Professional Development Program Coordinator at the University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension. She has been with UNH Extension since 2013 and in her role as SARE coordinator since 2017.

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If you are a person with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Pamela Hargest, UMaine Extension Horticulture Professional,  at extension.gardening@maine.edu or 207.781.6099 to discuss your needs. Receiving requests for accommodations at least 7 days before the program provides a reasonable amount of time to meet the request, however, all requests will be considered.

 

Program Details

Date

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Time

6:00pm to 7:15pm

Location

ONLINE

Instructor(s)

Olivia Sunders, Field Specialist in Fruit & Vegetable Production for UNH Extension

Contact Name

Pamela Hargest

Contact Email and Phone

extension.gardening@maine.edu, 207.781.6099

Website

https://extension.umaine.edu/gardening/webinar-series/

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