Tag: FarmScoop

Farm Scoop — August 2013

New UMaine Extension Publications Ergot of Barley and Other Small Grains, Bulletin #1014 Botrytis Neck Rot in Maine Garlic, Bulletin #1207 Growing Hardneck Garlic in Your Maine Garden, Bulletin #2063 UMaine Extension Small Grains Website & Newsletter Small grains have long played an important role in Maine agriculture, and their value is increasing with new […]

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Farm Scoop — July 2013

York County Farm Network Twilight Sprayer Calibration Clinic The York County Farmers Network will hold a twilight sprayer calibration clinic for airblast and boom sprayers at McDougal Orchards, 201 Hanson Ridge Road, Springvale, on Tuesday, July 23 at 5:00 p.m. George Hamilton of the University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension will demonstrate new tools for calibrating sprayers and will emphasize the importance of checking […]

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Farm Scoop — June 2013

Pest Management & Your Farm Below are three sources of information that you may find helpful this growing season: 1.  UMaine Extension Pest Management Office, 491 College Avenue, Orono, ME 04473. You may submit disease or insect specimens for identification or diagnosis by sending them directly to the Insect & Plant Disease Diagnostic Lab (directions […]

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Farm Scoop — May 2013

Farm Scoop is produced by Richard Brzozowski, Extension Educator, Cumberland County; Tori Jackson, Extension Educator, Androscoggin & Sagadahoc Counties; and Frank Wertheim, Extension Educator, York County New District Foresters There are two new district foresters in southern Maine. Covering Androscoggin, Cumberland and Sagadahoc Counties, Shane Duigan is based in Gray. His e-mail address is shane.p.duigan@maine.gov and […]

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Farm Scoop — April 2013

Farm Scoop is produced by Richard Brzozowski, Extension Educator, Cumberland County; Tori Jackson, Extension Educator, Androscoggin & Sagadahoc Counties; and Frank Wertheim, Extension Educator, York County Farm Business Book Extension Small Business Specialist, Jim McConnon recommends a 2009 publication from Chelsea Press titled The Organic Farmer’s Business Handbook by Richard Wiswall of Vermont. A complete guide […]

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