MCTA News

Insect and disease update and information

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Insect & Disease Conditions Update October 11, 2018 A printer-friendly version of this report is available on-line from the Conditions Report Index. This is the last planned Conditions Report bulletin of 2018. You may receive additional electronic bulletins from time to time before April of next year. More limited information […]


Emerald Ash Borer info. Session

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Emerald Ash Borer Information Session – October 1, Lebanon Date: October 1st, 2018 Time: 6:30 PM Location: Lebanon Elementary School, 65 Upper Guinea Rd, Lebanon, ME Officials from the DACF Maine Forest Service (MFS) and Division of Animal and Plant Health, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) […]


Emerald Ash Borer update

For Immediate Release September 18, 2018 Contact: John Bott, (207) 287-3156, john.c.bott@maine.gov Emerald ash borer Emergency Order expands to includeYork County towns Public Informational Meeting to be held in Lebanon on October 1 AUGUSTA – In response to the discovery of emerald ash borer (EAB) infested trees in western York County, the Maine Department of […]


Get Real. Get Maine! Totes Now Available!

With the ever expanding desire to reduce waste in our communities and phasing out the use of single use plastic bags, get real. get Maine! has a solution for its members! We now offer 15” X 13” totes for sale. Members can purchase these sturdy, totes in bundles of 25 at $2 per bag for a total […]


Summer Meeting info

Summer Meeting on September 15 and 16 hosted by Mingo’s This year’s summer meeting will be hosted by the Mingo family in Calais, Maine. The meeting will be held September 15 and 16. Saturday’s meeting will be held at the Washington County Community College. Sunday we will be at Mingo’s with tours of their wreath […]


Emergency Order Restricting Movement of Ash Products & Firewood

Emergency Order Issued: Restricting the Movement of Certain Ash (Fraxinus spp) Products and Any Untreated Firewood from Emerald Ash Borer Infested Towns in Maine Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry sent this bulletin at 08/10/2018 12:23 PM EDT Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. EMERGENCY ORDER ISSUED – Restricting […]


Public’s Help Needed to Find Asian Longhorned Beetles

August Is Tree Check Month: Public’s Help Needed to Find the Asian Longhorned Beetle Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry sent this bulletin at 08/06/2018 09:57 AM 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. August Is […]


Meet the Candidates for Governor on August 28, 2018

Ladies and Gentlemen of AgCom: The AGCOM Gubernatorial Forum is happening!  Click this link to download the PDF. Please encourage your members to attend, as this is a great way for them to understand each candidate’s positions on topics relevant to them, including their families and their businesses. We look forward to seeing you there! […]


Emerald Ashborer information session

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. For Immediate Release August 15, 2018 Contact: John Bott, (207) 287-3156, john.c.bott@maine.gov Emerald Ash Borer Public Information Session Public invited to emerald ash borer information session on August 23rd in Frenchville, ME. FRENCHVILLE – Officials from the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry’s (DACF) […]


Spotted Wing Drosophila Alert: 8/6/2018

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:  8/6/2018   David Handley, Vegetable and Small Fruit Specialist; James Dill, Pest Management Specialist; […]