MCTA News

INSECT & FORESTRY PEST SUMMARY UPDATE

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page.  Insect & Disease Conditions Update Summary of Maine’s Forest & Shade Tree Insect & Disease Conditions in 2018 Available The 2018 Forest & Shade Tree Insect & Disease Conditions for Maine annual summary from the Maine Forest Service is now available for download.  The annual […]


Invasive pest update

Invasive Pest News: Summer I Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry sent this bulletin at 06/29/2019 07:05 AM EDT Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Invasive Pest Outreach Information Maine’s Agricultural FairsBrowntail Moth UpdateEmerald Ash Borer Surveys and UpdatesOut-of-State Firewood BanInvasive Forest Pest WorkshopCitizen Volunteer SurveysMaine’s Agricultural FairsMaine’s Agricultural Fair Season is […]


Maine Farmland Trust needs help

Land for Maine’s Future BondIn order for farms to continue to provide the economic, environmental, pastoral, recreational, and educational benefits to the state, there must be the land base to support and grow Maine’s food and agricultural economy. The Land for Maine’s Future (LMF) Program is an important source of public funding for conservation in Maine. The […]


FORESTRY UPDATES

May 2019 Insect and Disease Conditions Update Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry sent this bulletin at 05/29/2019 09:24 AM EDT Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page.  Insect & Disease Conditions UpdateMay 29, 2019 In this issue:InsectsDiseases, Injuries and Environmental IssuesCalendar May brings some personnel changes to our world that […]


SCORE and Farmers

2Receive Updates   ISCORE Maine Launches Legacy Planning for Farmers Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry sent this bulletin at 05/03/2019 12:56 PM EDT Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. The following news item is being sent to DACF subscribers as a courtesy.SCORE Maine Launches Legacy Planning for FarmersPortland, Maine— SCORE (www.score.org), […]


REVIVING & MANAGING WILD APPLE TREES

1Receive Updates   Reviving & Managing “Wild” Apple Trees Workshop Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry sent this bulletin at 02/20/2019 04:25 PM EST Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. The following news item is being sent to DACF subscribers as a courtesy.Reviving & Managing “Wild” Apple Trees WorkshopSouth Paris, Maine—The Oxford […]


EMERALD ASH BORER TRAP TREE PEELING WORKSHOP

Emerald Ash Borer Trap Tree Peeling Workshops 2019 – Lebanon and Bar Harbor Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry sent this bulletin at 02/15/2019 03:13 PM EST Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Insect & Disease Conditions UpdateEmerald Ash Borer Trap Tree Peeling Workshops 2019The Maine Forest Service will […]


OBSERVE INVASIVE SPECIES WEEK

10 Ways to Observe National Invasive Species Awareness Weekin MaineFebruary 25 – March 3, 2019Emerald ash borer adult. Photo by Marianne Prue, Ohio Department of Natural Resources1. Learn how to identify invasive plants that might be growing on your property. With the leaves off the trees, now is a great time to find some invasive plants that might […]


CROP INS. DEADLINE

The following news item is being sent to DACF subscribers as a courtesy. 2019 Crop Insurance Deadline ApproachesMarch 15, 2019 is the deadline to enroll, cancel, or change policy coverage for crop insurance on spring-seeded crops in Maine such as corn, sweet corn, barley, oats, spring wheat, and potato.  Those producing other, “non-insurable” spring-seeded crops such as tomatoes, pumpkins, squash, […]


FARM BILL THOUGHTS

From Rep. Chellie Pingree’s office Please follow the link below to learn of an opportunity for Maine groups to voice their thoughts on national farm policy, via the Farm Bill implementation.Link:  https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USFSA/bulletins/22f0992Written comments will be accepted through March 1, 2019. Comment received will be publicly available on www.regulations.gov.If you have any questions, please contact Emily Horton at Emily.Horton@mail.house.gov.