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2018 Twilight Barn Meeting

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Event date/time: 
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 5:30pm to 9:00pm
Event location: 
Rogers Farm

Central Massachusetts Dairy Producers Association

UMass Center for Agriculture, Food, and the Environment

Massachusetts Dept. of Agricultural Resources

USDA - Natural Resources Conservation Service

USDA - Farm Service Agency

 

 

 

 

 

 

Come and join us for a great event and dinner!!

 

Twilight Barn Meeting

Thursday, July 26, 2018

5:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Hosted by: Rogers Farm

2301 Southbridge Road, Warren, MA 01083

 

5:30 - Registration and Social

 

6:00 - Welcome and Farm Tour

 

6:50 - MDAR Commissioner John Lebeaux

7:00 - Recent innovative practices on integrated cover crops and no-till system.

          Panel Discussion.

                                                  

Agency Updates:
 
7:45- Clean Energy Extension. Zara Dowling
 

7:55 - Massachusetts Farm Energy Program (MFEP). Gerry Polano.
          Massachusetts Department of Agriculture Resources

 

8:10 - Massachusetts Nutrient Regulations Updates. Hotze Wijnja. 
          Massachusetts Department of Agriculture Resources
 

8:20-   RMA Update. Tom Smiarowski and Paul Russell

 

8:25 -  NRCS Update, Bob Purcell

 

8:30- FSA Update, Kip Graham

 

8:35 - Dinner and Social

 

9:00 - Adjourn

 

For more information, contact Masoud Hashemi at (413) 545-1843 masoud@umass.edu or Alexa Smychkovich (asmychko@umass.edu) (413) 545-5221

For directions to Rogers Farm visit https://www.google.com/maps/dir//2301+Southbridge+Rd,+Warren,+MA+01083/@42.1676962,-72.1478716,17z/data=!4m8!4m7!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x89e6bb4a4c7864b5:0x5cee179cc0c29735!2m2!1d-72.1456829!2d42.1676962

 

 

Contact's name: 
Alexa Smychkovich
Contact's phone: 
(413) 545 - 5221
Contact's email: 
Location: 
2301 Southbridge Rd
Warren, MA
2301 Southbridge Rd Warren MA