2012 Maine Grain Conference
Thor Oechsner, Oechsner Farms, Newfield, NY.
Thor grows 750 certified organic acres of grains. He used to grow mostly feed grains but now focuses on food grains, including wheat, rye, spelt, emmer, and polenta corn, and sells into multiple markets. As well, Thor is part owner of Farmer Ground Flour and Wide Awake Bakery. (photos by Rachel Lodder)
Ellen Mallory, University of Maine Cooperative Extension
Results from 2 years of winter and spring variety trials, and of a nitrogen topdressing study.