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2019 Crop Insurance Deadline Approaches

2019 Crop Insurance Deadline: March 15, 2019 March 15, 2019 is the deadline to enroll, cancel, or change policy coverage for crop insurance on spring-seeded crops in Maine such as corn, sweet corn, barley, oats, spring wheat, and potato.  Those producing other “non-insurable” spring-seeded crops such as tomatoes, pumpkins, squash, etc. may seek coverage through […]

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Farm Scoop – February 2019

2019 Crop Insurance Deadline Approaches March 15, 2019 is the deadline to enroll, cancel, or change policy coverage for crop insurance on spring-seeded crops in Maine such as corn, sweet corn, barley, oats, spring wheat, and potato.  Those producing other “non-insurable” spring-seeded crops such as tomatoes, pumpkins, squash, etc. may seek coverage through the Non-insured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) available […]

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Free Webinar on Whole Farm Revenue Protection – January 24, 2019

Webinar on Whole Farm Revenue Protection Crop Insurance Thursday, January 24, 2019 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Cost:  Free. Registration is required. Click here to register for the webinar. Farmers are invited to learn about the Whole Farm Revenue Protection crop insurance program prior to the March 15 enrollment deadline with a free webinar from […]

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Weather-based Crop Management Tools Event – January 17, 2019

Explore weather-based crop management tools January 17 in Augusta Augusta, Maine — Weather-based crop management tools are a strategy farmers can use to increase resilience to extreme weather. Farmers and service providers are invited to five sessions about using weather-based tools 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. on January 17, 2019 at the Augusta Civic Center, […]

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Farm Scoop – January 2019

Reminder/Last call for early registration… 2019 Harvest New England Agricultural Marketing Conference and Trade Show: Navigating Change – Strategies for Success Apply by Tomorrow & Attend for FREE! Harvest New England is pleased to offer scholarships to qualified producers from New England to attend Harvest New England Agricultural Marketing Conference and Trade Show, February 27 and […]

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Introduction to QuickBooks Pro™ and More – February 22, 2019

Introduction to QuickBooks Pro™ and More: A Free Workshop for Maine Vegetable and Small Fruit Growers Association Members Friday, February 22, 2019 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM Snow Date: Friday, March 8, 2019 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM UMaine Cooperative Extension Androscoggin/Sagadahoc Counties Office 24 Main Street, Lisbon Falls, ME 04252 Venue Phone: 207.353.5550 or […]

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Introduction to QuickBooks Pro™ and More – February 28, 2019

Introduction to QuickBooks Pro™ and More: A Free Workshop for Maine Beef Producers Thursday, February 28, 2019 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM Snow Date: Thursday, March 7, 2019 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM UMaine Cooperative Extension Penobscot County Office 307 Maine Avenue, Bangor, Maine 04401 Venue Phone: 207.942.7396 or 800.287.1485 (in Maine) Registration Cost: Free! […]

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Farm Scoop – December 2018

Farm Labor Sessions at Maine’s Agricultural Trades Show Have you experienced challenges finding good labor on your farm? If this is the case, you are not alone. Join the Farm Labor Link Network, MOFGA, University of Cooperative Extension, the Maine Department of Labor, legal experts, and fellow farmers for back to back sessions to explore options and share […]

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Farm Scoop – November 2018

Winter Greens Production Three-Day Short Course at UVM Scholarships still available! See below for details. Did you know it is possible to maintain green, nutritious, delicious vegetable production throughout the cold, northern winters of Vermont? Come learn how to use Passive Solar Greenhouses to grow cold hearty greens 365 days per year. In our three-day, […]

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