CLINTON — Misty Meadows Farm on Hill Road will be open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, and Thursday, Aug. 27, as part of Maine Farm Days. Maine Farm Days is a free Agricultural Trade Show held on a working farm, according to a news release from Kennebec County Soil & Water Conservation District.

Farm Days Inc. joins the host families, John and Belinda Stoughton and Tom and Kimberly Wright, in addition to others, to sponsor this agricultural exhibition.

During the two days, the Stoughton family will not stop farming. The public can come in and join the operation to see what is involved in the operation of a large dairy farm.

The conservation tour has been redesigned with views of the barns and milking sheds. Additional “Soils Health” demonstrations and study plots have been added, according to the release.

Maine Farm Days also will host the 2015 Maine Soils Conference “Soils: Know Your Roots” from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27. The workshops at the conference are free, though people are asked to register. To register, email Lindsay Hodgman at [email protected].

Part of the Soils Conference will focus on how to use soils data that is available including LIDAR maps. Later in the conference, the focus will be on soils health issues and using some proven techniques for improving soils health. There also will be baking contests, a children’s tent, prize drawings, classes about pesticides and pests, vendors displaying equipment and products in addition to many people and groups in attendance set up to answer questions. There are two large tents for vendors and other tents for workshops. Many of the workshops are good for CEU’s.

For more information, visit MaineFarmDays.com, check FaceBook, call Kennebec County Soil & Water Conservation District at 622-7847, ext. 3, or email [email protected].

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