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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


Respirator fit-testing-corrected bulletin

Respirator fit-testing- Corrected bulletin Certification Training Clarification: Under the Worker Protection Standard, WPS, applicators using a WPS-labeled pesticide with labeling requiring a respirator be worn, must complete and keep records of the following before using the product or a respirator: Medical evaluation Annual respirator fit testing, and Annual respirator training Respirator Fit Testing- Monday January […]


8th Maine Invasive species network annual meeting

UMaine 8th Maine Invasive Species Network Annual Meeting Please 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. Please feel free […]


Agritourism promotion % Motorcoach Magazine

2018 Maine Motorcoach Network Profile Book Deadline – December 28, 2017 The Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry is working with the Maine Office of Tourism to promote Agri-tourism opportunities in Maine. Agri-tourism businesses should consider a listing in the Maine Motorcoach Network 2018 annual profile book. The annual profile book is a great resource […]


Agricultural Career Fair

Farmer Resources 2nd Annual Agricultural Career Fair to be held on January 9th at Ag Trades Show The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, in collaboration with the Maine Department of Labor (DOL), are pleased to announce the return of the Agricultural Career Fair, to be held at the Agricultural Trades Show in Augusta, […]


AG SHOW JANUARY 2018

Ag Trades Show to be held January 9-11, 2018 Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Bookmark and Share Farmer Resources Registration Open for 77th Maine Agricultural Trades Show Please join the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry at the Augusta Civic Center, January 9th, 10th, and 11th, 2018, as […]


Legislative alert

Maine Farm Bureau Legislative Action Alert! ATTEND THE HEARING, CALL STATE REPRESENTATIVES AND SENATORS! Please call the legislators on the ACF Committee and your state representative and senator TODAY and tell them: Save the Maine Meat and Poultry Inspection Program. There MUST be a fix or the USDA will shut down the program. Maintain Maine’s […]


Spotted wing drosophila alert 10-2017

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: OCTOBER 10, 2017 David Handley, Vegetable and Small Fruit Specialist; James Dill, Pest Management Specialist; […]