MCTA News

Getting the best from yourself & employees

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. The following news item is being sent to DACF subscribers as a courtesy.Getting the Best from Yourself and Your EmployeesLocation: Online Dates: January 8, 15 & 22, 2019 from 10:30-Noon Eastern Time Cost: $70 for the series.Register NowAre you ready to take your labor management to the next level? Getting the Best from […]


Grants available

Maine Agricultural Development Grant Proposals Now Being Accepted Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry sent this bulletin at 12/31/2018 08:05 AM EST Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Maine Agricultural Development Grant Proposals Now Being AcceptedThe Division of Agricultural Resource Development at the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry (DACF) […]


Happy New Year To All

HOPE EVERYONE HAD A GREAT TREE SEASON AND HAPPY NEW YEAR, HOPE YOU HAVE A GREAT ONE! ūüéĄūüéĄ


Leadership forum @ AG show

From Dick Brzozowski, UMCE, at richard.brzozowski@maine.eduDear Ag Association Leader,The development of agriculture leadership may need to be a focus for your association in the new year.To address this need, the University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer a free “kick-off” workshop addressing agriculture leadership on Thursday afternoon, January 17, 2019 from 12:00 noon to 3:00 pm as a part […]


SENATE PASSES INTERNET BILL FOR FARMERS

Senate Passes Bipartisan King-Backed Bill to Promote High-Speed Internet for FarmersHere is a link to this press release:  https://www.king.senate.gov/newsroom/press-releases/senate-passes-bipartisan-king-backed-bill-to-promote-high-speed-internet-for-farmers


Pesticide point credits

Pesticide Recertification Credits- Agricultural Trade Show Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry sent this bulletin at 12/10/2018 12:17 PM EST Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Certification Training78th Annual Agricultural Trades ShowAugusta Civic Center, January 15-17This three day event offers many opportunities to earn pesticide recertification credits.View the sessions offering credits.CalibrationPollinatorsPlant […]


Drones in Agriculture

SwarmAG, Precision Agriculture Drone Services       Google this business for look at drones used in agriculture. They did a presentation at AGCOM it was quite interesting.


Produce Alliance Grower Training Signup

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 Extension / USDA Logonb Sign up for Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training Take the training required for all covered produce growers, and recommended for all produce growers […]


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) […]