Aquaculture Risk Management Sessions Announced – Summer 2019
Upcoming Informational Sessions:
Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program and Whole Farm Revenue Protection for Aquaculture Producers
The deadline to enroll in the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) for 2020 coverage is September 1, 2019 for oyster, mussel, scallop and seaweed crops. Informational sessions will provide an overview of NAP, Farm Service Agency Farm loan opportunities, and Whole Farm Revenue Protection (WFRP), an alternative risk management program. This is an opportunity for Maine aquaculture producers to provide input on WFRP. Feedback will be shared with the USDA Risk Management Agency to make WFRP policy improvements for aquaculture.
Presenters include Erin Roche, University of Maine Cooperative Extension, and Farm Service Agency County Executive Directors.
Tuesday, July 23, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Drive, Freeport, ME 04032
Venue phone: 207.865.3307
Monday, July 29, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
UMaine Extension Hancock County Office, 63 Boggy Brook Road, Ellsworth, ME 04605
Venue phone: 207.667.8212
Wednesday, July 31, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
UMaine Extension Knox/Lincoln Counties Office, 377 Manktown Road, Waldoboro, ME 04572
Venue phone: 207.832.0343
To register or request a disability accommodation, contact Pamela St. Peter at 207.933.2100 or email@example.com. Cost is free to attend. Snacks provided.
Sessions hosted by the University of Maine Cooperative Extension and the Farm Service Agency.
The University of Maine Cooperative Extension is in partnership with the USDA Risk Management Agency to deliver crop insurance education in Maine.
The University of Maine is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.
The USDA is an equal opportunity employer and lender.