University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer a free webinar for farmers on soil health management from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 20. Photo courtesy of the UMaine Cooperative Extension

ORONO — University of Maine Cooperative Extension plans to offer a free webinar for farmers on soil health management from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 20.

Soil Health Management topics include what soil health is, how it is measured and how to improve total soil health by managing a farm’s cropping system, according to a news release from the extension.

Bee Chim, UMaine Extension assistant professor and University of Maine at Presque Isle assistant professor of sustainable agriculture, will focus on improving soil health in the potato industry using a diverse cropping system.

The webinar is free; registration is required.

To register, visit extension.umaine.edu.

Eligible participants can earn one pesticide recertification credit.

For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Sharon Paradis at 207-834-3905 or 800-287-1421 in Maine, or [email protected].