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Farm Tour & Waldo County Extension Association Annual Meeting

North Branch Farm, Monroe, September 12, 2016, 5-7:30 p.m.

Come visit this family owned and run, horse-powered, MOFGA certified organic farm located on 330 acres of fields and woodland in Monroe, specializing in producing fresh and storage winter vegetables, farmstead cave aged cheese, grass-fExtension expert with dairy farmer; photo by Edwin Remsberg, USDAed beef, pork, PYO highbush blueberries and fruit trees September 12, 2016 from 5-7:30 om.

The Waldo County Extension Association will be holding their annual meeting at North Branch Farm, www.northbranchfarm.org, and the public is invited to come and participate in the meeting as well as to learn about the diversified farm with many unique features.

North Branch farm is a family owned and run, horse-powered, MOFGA certified organic farm located on 330 acres of fields and woodland in Monroe, specializing in producing fresh and storage winter vegetables, farmstead cave aged cheese, grass-fed beef, pork, and PYO highbush blueberries and fruit trees. The farm is also working on alternative cropping strategies to reduce tillage while maintaining excellent week control in their vegetable crops. The farm is an excellent example of an integrated crop and livestock operation.
The Extension Association will hold their annual meeting, which will include election of new members and officers, acceptance of new by-laws and acceptance of the budget request for 2017. The public is encouraged to come and find out more about Cooperative Extension in Waldo County!

The farm tours will begin at 5:00pm with the annual meeting scheduled for 6:30. Light snacks and refreshments will be served. The farm is located at 122 Stream Rd in Monroe.

For more information, please contact Rick Kersbergen at the Waldo County Extension Office at (207) 342-5971 or by email at richard.kersbergen@maine.edu

 


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