Author: Marissa Mastors

CIG Plot Analysis (VIDEO)
Watch as our Research Coordinator and UMaine Cooperative Extension Professor go through a test plot of warm seasonal annuals planted in June. This study is to assess how warm season annuals could be integrated into a dairy grazing system in the Northeast. They discuss the different forages, why they're important in a dairy system, and how they can be used in Northeast climates.
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Farmers in Lawn Chairs: Ag Research Interns (VIDEO)
Tufts grad students Cora and Simone spent two months at Wolfe's Neck Center assisting with on-farm research projects, ranging from collecting soil samples, to inputting dairy operations data into an online record keeping platform, and more. They walked out to pasture one last time to reflect on all they learned during a summer spent contributing to the health of a regenerative farm system.
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First Farm to Table ‘Dinner’ of the Season
This week, our fruit and vegetable crew harvested fresh produce for the first of our 'reimagined' Farm to Table dinners of the summer. They were delivered to our restaurant partner, UNION in Portland and prepared into 150 quality, nutritious meals for Preble Street.
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Ag Tech Tools: Farming in a Modern World
Wolfe’s Neck Center has a rich history of innovation and experimentation in farming and food systems, and the future of farming depends on this resilience. By integrating technology into a daily farm operations and management, we can build soil health on farms in the face of climate change. Take a look at some of our newly implemented tech tools used to collect and manage on-farm data.
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Farm to Table Partner: Cooking for Community
We’re teaming up with four organizations focused on food insecurity to direct the food, staff time, communications and logistics that go into our Farm to Events to supporting their efforts in feeding people. Learn more about Cooking for Community, a brand new Portland-based food industry initiative that came to fruition in response to Covid-19, on their role in this time of need.
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Farm to Table Partner: Preble Street
We’re teaming up with four organizations focused on food insecurity to direct the food, staff time, communications and logistics that go into our Farm to Events to supporting their efforts in feeding people. Learn more about Preble Street, a Portland-based organization providing essential services for homelessness, hunger, and poverty, on their role in this time of need.
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Farm to Table Partner: MCHPP
We’re teaming up with four organizations focused on food insecurity to direct the food, staff time, communications and logistics that go into our Farm to Events to supporting their efforts in feeding people. Learn more about Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program (MCHPP), a nonprofit with services to provide hungry people with access to healthy food, on their role in this time of need.
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Farm to Table Partner: Freeport Community Services
We’re teaming up with four organizations focused on food insecurity to direct the food, staff time, communications and logistics that go into our Farm to Events to supporting their efforts in feeding people. Learn more about Freeport Community Services, our most local partner organization and food pantry, on their role in this time of need.
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Can Seaweed Curtail Effects of Cow Burps?
The B3 (Bovine Burp Buster) Project begins this summer at Wolfe’s Neck Center to study the effect of adding seaweed to the diet of dairy cows on reducing methane emissions. Learn more about the project from our new Agricultural Research Coordinator.
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10 Minute Farm Tour: Calves (VIDEO)
We're in the barn today to introduce you to the youngest of our cows, the calves and heifers. Learn about their shared housing style, what they eat, how we care for them, and more!
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