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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


Maine Christmas Tree Video

Merry Christmas everyone, here is the link to the brand new video created by Matt Quinn for AGCOM and MCTA. This video is to be presented to the legislators to promote the importance of the Christmas Tree industry in Maine. Matt Quinn an MCTA farm member in Cornville, Me. does a video series for his […]


Phase two economic recovery grant

Reminder: Economic Recovery Grant, deadline reminder, application assistance Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry sent this bulletin at 10/26/2020 05:11 PM EDT Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. APPLY FOR A PHASE TWO ECONOMIC RECOVERY GRANT Reminder that the deadline to apply is this Thursday, October 29, 2020, 11:59 […]


Crop insurance press release

October 23, 2020 by Chris HowardCrop Insurance Press Release for immediate distribution:PRF Insurance Comment Period OPEN FOR 2 MORE WEEKS ONLY:Here is the link to a USDA news release about a public comment period on Pasture, Rangeland and Forage Insurance. The comment period is open until November 5, 2020. Comments can be submitted via email […]


Plans for a Virtual 2021 Maine Agricultural Trades Show

 Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry Announces Plans for a Virtual 2021 Maine Agricultural Trades Show Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry sent this bulletin at 09/29/2020 04:34 PM EDT Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. For Immediate ReleaseSeptember 29, 2020 Contact: Jim Britt  Department of Agriculture, Conservation and […]


Invasive Spotted Lanternfly Egg Masses Found in Maine

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. For Immediate ReleaseSeptember 29, 2020 Contact: Jim Britt Invasive Spotted Lanternfly Egg Masses Found in MaineNo Live Spotted Lanternflies Found  AUGUSTA – The Maine Department of Agricultural, Conservation and Forestry (DACF) today announced finding egg masses of the invasive spotted lanternfly (SLF) on trees in Maine […]


2021 Agricultural Trades Show, celebrating the resilience of our agricultural community

Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry sent this bulletin at 09/29/2020 01:55 PM EDT Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. September 29, 2020 Dear Friends: From shifting to online sales to going virtual for Open Farm Day, and from adjusting to socially distanced farmers’ markets to embracing new guidance […]