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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

3D Printing in Agriculture Workshop We are holding an intro “3D Printing in Agriculture” workshop at the Kennebec Valley Community College Farm on JANUARY 25th from 9-12pm. We are located at 24 Price Road in Hinckley, right off of Route 201. It is free and open to all. 3D printing is a way to express your true “farm […]

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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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Dairy Revenue Protection Webinar – October 30, 2018

Webinar Offered on New Dairy Revenue Protection Program Tuesday, October 30, 2018 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Registration is required and cost is free. Click here to register online. University of Maine Cooperative Extension is offering a free webinar about Dairy Revenue Protection, a new program of the USDA Risk Management Agency, on October 30th, […]

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Apple Crop Insurance Deadline: November 20, 2018

November 20, 2018 is the sales closing date for the 2019 crop year It’s that time of year when you need to review your crop insurance options! Apple crop insurance protects a producer’s average crop yields from weather-related issues causing yield loss. Producers can choose to insure their apple crop at a catastrophic level (CAT) […]

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