Resource room schedules

Resource room complements booths and scheduled meetings at the show…
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Agricultural Trades ShowVisit the Resource Room at the Maine Ag Trades Show!Attendees are invited to visit the Resource Room at the Maine Ag Trades Show–a dedicated space to meet with Maine Bureau of Agriculture Staff, attend informal question and answer sessions or simply learn more about available resources for Maine agriculture.”The resource room is designed to complement booths and scheduled meetings at the show,” says show organizer, Anne Trenholm.”We know people attend the show to learn about offerings that support Maine agriculture. This includes Department programs available for farmers, and people who support Maine agriculture. For those who seek information about Bureau of Agriculture programs, and want receive guidance about information for farms, businesses or municipalities, the resource room is another place to do that at the 2019 show. We invite the public to attend one of the scheduled sessions, or simply stop by for some informational material, or meet staff,” says Trenholm.The complete Maine Ag Trades Show schedule, and event news are available at: maine.gov/dacf/agtradesshow. A full schedule of question and answer sessions follows, and is available online.###Tuesday 1/15 Sessions (ANDROSCOGGIN ROOM):Farm planning, financing, funding and resources 1:30-3:00 PMIndustrial Hemp in Maine 3:00—4:00 PMAnimal welfare and Maine agriculture 11:00AM—NoonWednesday 1/16 Sessions (CUMBERLAND ROOM):Senior FarmShare Farmer Training Session 10:00—10:30 AMDairy Licensing in Maine 11:00 AM—NoonEmerald Ash Borer with Gary Fish 11:45AM—12:45 PMFarm planning, financing, funding and resources 1:00—3:00PMSenior FarmShare Farmer Training Session 2:00—2:30 PMMaine Meat and Poultry Inspection staff 2:00 — 3:00 PMSenior FarmShare Farmer Training Session 3:00—3:30 PMget real. get Maine! Producer Showcase 5:00—7:00 PMThursday 1/17 Sessions (CUMBERLAND ROOM):Q and A with the Quality Assurance and Regulations (QAR) team 9:00 —10:00 AMFarm planning, financing, funding and resources 10:00 AM — NoonSenior FarmShare Farmer Training Session 12:00 —12:30 PMScale Testing 12:00—1:00 PMSenior FarmShare Farmer Training Session 1:00:00—1:30 PM