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PesticideTraining on line

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Certification Training Opportunities for earning your pesticide recertification credits online While all in person training sessions have been cancelled for the immediate future, we do have many approved options for earning your pesticide recertification credits online.  We have also added a few new resources […]


Covid 19 & UME

  UMaine Extension: Connecting with Maine Communities During COVID-19   Orono, Maine — University of Maine Cooperative Extension created a user-friendly web-page featuring links to recently completed resources related to COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.   UMaine Extension: Connecting with Maine Communities During COVID-19 lists a relevant collection of diverse Extension resources, […]


Invasive Species week

10 Ways to Observe National Invasive Species Awareness Week and Prevent the Spread of Invasive Species in Maine Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry sent this bulletin at 02/19/2020 08:38 AM EST Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. 10 Ways to Observe National Invasive Species Awareness Week and Prevent […]


Ag Development Grants

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. For Immediate ReleaseFebruary 11, 2020 Media contact: Jim Britt, jim.britt@maine.gov Commissioner Amanda Beal opens the application period for 2020 Agricultural Development Grants AUGUSTA –Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry (DACF) Commissioner, Amanda Beal, today announced the department’s release of the 2020 Agricultural Development Grants […]


Legislative alert-not too important to trees

  Legislative Action Alert!   An Act Prohibiting Certain Confinement of Egg-laying Hens and the Sale of Their Eggs   This bill provides that, after December 31, 2024:   1. Farm owners and operators in the State must keep their egg-laying hens in cage free housing systems; and   2. Business owners and operators may […]


Christmas tree pests webinar

Events Experts News Programs Resources   Related Content Christmas Tree Pest Management Webinar Series February 6, 2020 – February 27, 2020 Contact: Heidi Lindberg , Bert Cregg FREE WEBINAR SERIES!  Christmas Tree Pest Management is a four-week webinar series that will feature scouting techniques, insect and disease management recommendations, and trouble shooting symptoms of Christmas tree problems. […]


WOOLY ADELGID QUARANTINE AREAS, COMMENT PERIOD OPEN NOW!

Comment Period Open for Proposed Changes to the Maine Hemlock Woolly Adelgid and Emerald Ash Borer Quarantines Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry sent this bulletin at 01/23/2020 08:10 AM EST Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Insect & Disease Conditions Update Comment Period Open for Proposed Changes to […]


Maple Syrup/Sugaring classes

The following news item is being sent to DACF subscribers as a courtesy. Join UMaine Extension and SMMSA at the York County Extension Office for Maple Syrup 101: Intro to Backyard Sugaring and Sap Collection 201: Scaling Up Your Maple Operation, two half-day workshops in one day. If you would like more information, please call Becky Gray, UMaine Cooperative Extension Administrative […]


Forestry Forum

From the Maine Ag Trades Show Newsroom… Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Agricultural Trades Show The following news item is being sent to DACF subscribers as a courtesy. The 2020 Maine Agricultural Trades Show occurs Tuesday, January 14, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday January 15 from 9 […]


Maine Ag Show Newsletter

0 Receive Updates   Maine Ag Trades Show Newsletter–Planning the Show and Save the Dates! Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry sent this bulletin at 10/25/2019 12:55 PM EDT Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Agricultural Trades Show Maine Agricultural Trades Show Newsletter In the coming weeks, the Maine […]