The second of a two-session pasture and forage management workshop will be held June 17 at Oaklands Farm, 114 Oaklands Farm Road, Gardiner.

The workshop will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. and will cover grass-based management systems, both organic and conventional; livestock types; forage identification; grazing and harvesting techniques; and diverse tools available to farmers. Hosts will provide a tour of the farms.

Staff from University of Maine Cooperative Extension, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, and Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association will lead the workshop, according to a news release from the extension. Cost is $15. For more information or to request a disability accommodation, call 622-7546.


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