MCTA News

EAB a year in review

Emerald Ash Borer Year in Review Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry sent this bulletin at 01/08/2019 08:45 AM EST Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Insect & Disease Conditions UpdateOne more “Year in Review”: Emerald Ash Borer Update from the Maine Forest Service Upcoming Emerald Ash Borer-related events […]


Respirator Fit class

Respirator Fit-testing at the Agricultural Trade Show Join UMaine Extension and the Board of Pesticides Control for respirator fit testing at the Annual Agricultural Trades Show at the Augusta Civic Center. Time slots for fit tests are 30 mins long and will take place in the locker room starting at 2pm on Tuesday, January 15th and Wednesday, January 16th. For more info and to register for Respirator fit testing For more […]


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! 🎄🎄


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 […]