MCTA News

National Christmas Tree news

March 2018 – The Latest News and Information from the National Christmas Tree Association Congress Passes Massive Omnibus Spending Bill By Craig Regelbrugge Congress hastily passed a $1.3 trillion mandatory spending bill with hours to spare early Friday morning, March 23, moving the omnibus spending bill through the House and Senate in a little over […]


2018 Specialty Block Grant Requests

2018 Specialty Crop Block Grant Request For Applications Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry sent this bulletin at 03/28/2018 07:40 AM EDT Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Specialty Crop Producers 2018 Specialty Crop Block Grant Request For Applications The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry (DACF) has […]


Need Pesticide points?

Pesticide Recertification Credit Opportunities Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry sent this bulletin at 03/21/2018 02:02 PM EDT Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Bookmark and Share Certification Training Need Pesticide Credits? Upcoming opportunities include: •Preseason Tree Fruit Meeting •2018 Wild Blueberry Spring Meetings •2018 Wild Blueberry Field Days […]


Maine food and vegetable school canceled

Certification Training Maine Vegetable and Fruit Schools – Cancelled The 2018 Maine Vegetable & Fruit Schools originally scheduled for March 13 in Portland and March 14 in Bangor have been cancelled due to the impending winter storm and will not be rescheduled. Registration payments will be fully refunded. For more information visit the UMaine Extension […]


NCTA NEWS – February 2018

February 2018 – The Latest News and Information from the National Christmas Tree Association A Letter from the NCTA President, Paul Schroeder Industry Friends – We, as an industry have just come off a robust sales year. We now look forward to the next planting, growing, and selling season. Sometime in the next few months […]


March is the Month to Celebrate Maine Agriculture: to celebrate is to participate

Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry sent this bulletin at 03/01/2018 11:39 AM EST Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Celebrate Spring, Celebrate Maine Agriculture Every day is a good day to think about agriculture, and the month of March is a great time to remember why agriculture is […]


8th Maine Invasive Species Network Annual Meeting

Mark your calendars for the 2018 Maine Invasive Species Network Annual Meeting: Friday, March 16 at Maple Hill Inn & Conference Center in Hallowell 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Approved for 4 pesticide applicator recertification credits). Registration details should be out in February. Agenda is listed in this post. For more information, visit the UMaine Cooperative […]


POLISH AGRICULTURE

Hi Colleagues, Greetings from Poland! We wish you fulfillment on your highest dreams, pristine health, a joyful heart and abundance in all forms important to you. We prepared a list of sweet presents for you in 2018: List of key AgriEvents in Poland for 2018 AgStudyTours to Polish wood and Christmas trees production Share the […]


AG TRADE SHOW 9-11

For Immediate Release January 5, 2018 Contact: John Bott, (207) 287-3156 Agricultural Trades Show to explore connections! The 3-day event is free and open to the public AUGUSTA—The 77th Annual Maine Agricultural Trades Show will be held Tuesday, January 9, through Thursday, January 11, 2018, at the Augusta Civic Center. Hosted by the Maine Department […]


Grow smart maine meeting rescheduled

Grow smart maine meeting resceduled