UMaine Extension offers spring webinars on managing farm risk

Orono, Maine — The Maine Farmer Resource Network, University of Maine Cooperative Extension and Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry (DACF) will offer a spring webinar series for commercial farmers called “Managing Farm Risk”. These webinars will take place Fridays, 10 – 11 a.m starting April 26, 2024 and running through May 31, 2024. The full agenda is available on the program webpage.

Topics include land transitioning and taxes; how to talk about money; urban farming; and managing water and climate resilience.

The webinars are free; registration is required at the program webpage. All registered participants will receive updates, resources and the link to join with webinar. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation contact Chris Howard,, 207-944-6391.

About the University of Maine Cooperative Extension

As a trusted resource for over 100 years, Extension has supported UMaine’s land and sea grant public education role by conducting community-driven, research-based programs in every Maine county. UMaine Extension seeks to build thriving communities and grow the food-based economy, focusing on aspects from production and processing to nutrition, food safety and food security. Extension also conducts the most successful out-of-school youth educational program in Maine through 4-H which offers hands-on projects in areas like health, science, agriculture and civic engagement and creates a positive environment where participants are encouraged to take on proactive leadership roles.