MCTA News

Grow smart maine meeting rescheduled

Grow smart maine meeting resceduled


Respirator fit-testing-corrected bulletin

Respirator fit-testing- Corrected bulletin Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Bookmark and Share Certification Training Clarification: Under the Worker Protection Standard, WPS, applicators using a WPS-labeled pesticide with labeling requiring a respirator be worn, must complete and keep records of the following before using the product or a respirator: Medical […]


8th Maine Invasive species network annual meeting

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Bookmark and Share The following news item is being sent to DACF subscribers as a courtesy. UMaine 8th Maine Invasive Species Network Annual Meeting Please mark your calendars for the 2018 Maine Invasive Species Network Annual Meeting: Friday, March 16 at Maple Hill Inn […]


Agritourism promotion % Motorcoach Magazine

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Bookmark and Share Agritourism 2018 Maine Motorcoach Network Profile Book Deadline – December 28, 2017 The Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry is working with the Maine Office of Tourism to promote Agri-tourism opportunities in Maine. Agri-tourism businesses should consider a listing in the […]


Agricultural Career Fair

Farmer Resources 2nd Annual Agricultural Career Fair to be held on January 9th at Ag Trades Show The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, in collaboration with the Maine Department of Labor (DOL), are pleased to announce the return of the Agricultural Career Fair, to be held at the Agricultural Trades Show in Augusta, […]


AG SHOW JANUARY 2018

Ag Trades Show to be held January 9-11, 2018 Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Bookmark and Share Farmer Resources Registration Open for 77th Maine Agricultural Trades Show Please join the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry at the Augusta Civic Center, January 9th, 10th, and 11th, 2018, as […]


Legislative alert

Maine Farm Bureau Legislative Action Alert! ATTEND THE HEARING, CALL STATE REPRESENTATIVES AND SENATORS! Please call the legislators on the ACF Committee and your state representative and senator TODAY and tell them: Save the Maine Meat and Poultry Inspection Program. There MUST be a fix or the USDA will shut down the program. Maintain Maine’s […]


Spotted wing drosophila alert 10-2017

This announcement is also posted with color pictures on the Highmoor Farm Spotted Wing Drosophila web blog at https://extension.umaine.edu/highmoor/blog/tag/spotted-wing-drosophila/, where you can subscribe to updates. Please keep us abreast of any email address changes. Thank you. SPOTTED WING DROSOPHILA ALERT: OCTOBER 10, 2017 David Handley, Vegetable and Small Fruit Specialist; James Dill, Pest Management Specialist; […]


Latest News from the National Christmas Tree Association

Silent Night Evergreens Named NCTA’s 2017 Grand Champion Christmas Tree Grower – A Balsam Fir Christmas Tree grown by David and Jim Chapman of Silent Night Evergreens, located in Endeavor, Wisconsin, was awarded the 2017 Grand Champion at the National Christmas Tree Association’s (NCTA) 2017 National Christmas Tree Contest. As growers of the Grand Champion […]


Brown Tail Moth Survey

Browntail Moth Flight Have you seen fat, fuzzy white moths around your lights over the past three weeks? If so they may be Browntail Moths (they have brown bodies). The Maine Forest Service, Maine Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Conservation, would like your help in tracking the moth flight. Please go to https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/mebrowntail to fill out a […]