Author: <span>Gary Fisher</span>

DACF requests public input on EAB Quarantine

DACF requests public comments: Emerald Ash Borer Quarantine Public Hearing March 16 Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry sent this bulletin at 03/12/2021 02:51 PM EST Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page.   Horticulture Chapter 275 – Emerald Ash Borer Quarantine Public Hearing Division / Program: Animal and Plant Health […]


Agriculture Education for High School students

  Greetings!   With the shrinking number of formal agricultural programs being offered to high school youth, students who have a desire to learn about agriculture and what it means to them are lacking opportunities to explore their interests. How can we ensure that youth who are considering a future in agriculture have the opportunity […]


Attention Home Aquarium owners

Invasive Species Alert, Our Maine Waters Are Threatened Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry sent this bulletin at 03/09/2021 01:53 PM EST Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. The following Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife news item is being sent to DACF subscribers as a courtesy. Attention […]


Ag Water Management (virtual) Meeting

  Agricultural Water Management Board Virtual Meeting – Wednesday, March 10, 2021   In accordance with Governor Mills’ Executive Order No. 49, An Order to Stay Safer at Home, the Agricultural Water Management Board will hold its first meeting using an online platform called Microsoft Teams. The Teams software will allow members of the public to […]


Pesticide Inspector job post

Job Opening for Pesticide Inspector Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry sent this bulletin at 02/10/2021 01:11 PM EST Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. BPC News   Job Vacancy Opening for Environmental Specialist II (Pesticide Inspector) The Department of Agriculture, Conservation & Forestry, Maine Board of Pesticides Control, […]


INFORMATION ON COVID19 FOR AGRICULTURE!

Free Webinar! Dispelling Misinformation about the COVID19 Vaccine: What Agricultural Producers Need to Know Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry sent this bulletin at 01/28/2021 10:29 AM EST Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. The following news item is being sent to DACF subscribers as a courtesy.   Free […]


Pesticide Applicator Recertification Trainings

Opportunity for Pesticide Credits January 19-21 Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry sent this bulletin at 01/13/2021 02:42 PM EST Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Certification Training   Pesticide Applicator Recertification Trainings January 19-21 Several virtual courses cosponsored by the Board of Pesticides Control and the University of […]


Me. Farm Bureau News

    December 23, 2020   View as Webpage   In This Issue     Co-Presidents’ Message Legislative Update MEFB Committee Updates AFBF Update Give the Gift of Membership   Co-Presidents’ Message Merry Christmas from Co-Presidents Hammond and Harker!   You know winter is here when we start plowing snow…..and when the legislature convenes! What […]


Reminder: Apply to the DACF CARES Act E-Commerce Reimbursement Program (CFDA# 21.019) Today!

  Reminder: Apply to the DACF CARES Act E-Commerce Reimbursement Program (CFDA# 21.019) Today! The program is open to Maine farm businesses that have incurred unanticipated expenses directly related to e-commerce infrastructure purchases or subscriptions between March 1 and December 18, 2020. This is a reimbursement program (up to $5,000 per applicant) covering costs including […]


The MCTA growers doing a great job at the Blaine House

Blaine House Trees 2020