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Farm management is increasingly more complex. Our agriculture experts help keep Maine farms financially, environmentally, and socially sustainable by developing new crops, forage crop management strategies, pasture and grazing systems, soil health practices, irrigation, and crop storage technologies, integrated pest management training, nutrient and waste management solutions, value-added products, precision agriculture, and more.

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Video: A Resource for Farmers and Agricultural Business (YouTube)

University of Maine Cooperative Extension discusses how to get your farming questions answered and how UMaine Extension partners with agricultural businesses to help educate the people of Maine.

Assessing PFAS Contamination on Dairy Farms in Maine

By Rick Kersbergen, Extension Professor University of Maine Cooperative Extension,
Sustainable Dairy and Forage Systems


Guide to Investigating PFAS Risk on Your Farm