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 Bipartisan King-Backed Bill to Promote High-Speed Internet for FarmersHere is a link to this press release:

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) […]

Emerald Ash Borer update

For Immediate Release September 18, 2018 Contact: John Bott, (207) 287-3156, 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 […]