MCTA News

Video/virtual tours help

FAQs and DIY tips for live streaming events, and virtual tours… Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Going Virtual Can Expand Your Customer Base Download File: Virtual Events and Tours FAQs.pdf New resource available! Designed to answer farmer questions about using digital media to promote agriculture and sell more Maine products […]


Assistance with harvest labor needs

Public and Private Collaboration Assists with Maine Harvest Season Labor Needs Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Farm Labor Link Network Public and Private Collaboration Assists with Maine Harvest Season Labor Needs AUGUSTA – This month the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry (DACF) and the Maine Department of […]


COVID 19 & AG

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Date: June 23, 2020 From: Nancy McBrady, Director, Bureau of Agriculture, Food and Rural Resources To: Maine agricultural employers and workers Subject: Maine COVID-19 Interim Guidance for Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers, their Employers, and Housing Providers The DACF and DHHS, and the Maine Mobile […]


Broadband Info

  Hi All,   The attached information sheet was put together by the Yes on 1 campaign and its agriculture members & supporters of the broadband bond on the July 14th ballot. The information sheet describes why access to high-speed internet is important for farm businesses and families in Maine, more specific information about the bond, […]


Tele-conference Covid-19

  Public Teleconference on Impact of COVID-19 on Beginning Farmers and Ranchers   Toolkit for Stakeholders   The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Office of Partnerships and Public Engagement is holding a public teleconference of the Advisory Committee on Beginning Farmers and Ranchers (ACBFR) to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on beginning farmers and ranchers.   […]


Mandated Paraquat Training

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. BPC News EPA Mandated Paraquat Training for Certified Applicators As of Fall 2019, new EPA regulations for paraquat went into effect.  The new regulations state that: Only licensed applicators can mix, load, or apply paraquat Applicators must receive EPA training before using Applicators must follow additional […]


On Ramp to Online Sales

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. FSMA News The On-Ramp to Online Sales—getting ready to open your online store. Thursday, April 23, 2020 – 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time Join Linzy Witherspoon of Farmhand Automation, the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation & Forestry, and MOFGA for a session on The On-Ramp […]


Help with online business promotion

0 Receive Updates   Need Help Navigating Technology? Attend a Training, Presentations or Begin Online Sales Course Today! Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry sent this bulletin at 04/15/2020 08:14 AM EDT Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Online Selling Courses and Workshops Available This Week! ZOOM Discussion: Seeding […]


Me. Dept. of Labor Guidance % COVID 19

DOL Agricultural Housing Guidance and US DOL Labor Law Webinar during COVID-19 Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry sent this bulletin at 04/09/2020 01:00 PM EDT Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Farm Labor Link Network Maine Dept. of Labor Issues Guidance for Agricultural Employers with Housing for Addressing […]


PesticideTraining on line

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Certification Training Opportunities for earning your pesticide recertification credits online While all in person training sessions have been cancelled for the immediate future, we do have many approved options for earning your pesticide recertification credits online.  We have also added a few new resources […]