Announcements

MOFGA’s Journeyperson Program

MOFGA’s Journeyperson Program provides hands-on support, training, and mentorship for people who are serious about pursuing careers in sustainable farming in Maine. The program is designed for farmers in their first three to five years to further develop the skills they need to farm independently and successfully. For more information please visit journeyperson program.

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Beef Production and Management

This online course about raising beef cattle covers breeds, establishing facilities, nutrition and reproduction, and marketing and finances.  For more information or to register for this class please visit Beef Production and Management.

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Organic Dairy and Livestock Manager Position at Wolfe’s Neck Center

Wolfe’s Neck Center for Agriculture & the Environment is on a mission to transform our relationship with farming and food for a healthier planet. We are a nonprofit education and research center situated on 626 acres of farmland, forest, and coast in Freeport, Maine. Our campus consists of an organic dairy program, livestock barns, diversified […]

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Maine Agricultural Trades Show

The Maine Department of Agriculture Conservation and Forestry, Maine Agricultural Trades Show, will occur Tuesday, January 14, Wednesday, January 15, and Thursday, January 16, 2020, at the Augusta Civic Center, Augusta Maine.  For more information check the State of Maine Agricultural Trades Show site.

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Private Pesticide Applicator Credit

Are you a licensed private pesticide applicator looking for a credit towards renewal? There are up to 8 seats available in the upcoming Androscoggin & Sagadahoc Counties Master Gardener Volunteers Training Class on **TUESDAY AUG. 27th** on Pesticide Use and Storage with John Pietroski from the Maine Board of Pesticides Control. Class starts promptly at […]

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Respirator Fit Test at Maine Farm Days in Clinton

August 22, 2019 Thursday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Maine Farm Days, Clinton, ME. Fee: $10 Under the revised Worker Protection Standards, anyone applying pesticides that require the use of a respirator must complete a respirator fit test annually. Prior to respirator fit testing, each applicant must pass (and maintain a record of) a medical […]

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New England Vegetable & Fruit Conference and Trade Show Poster Session

The New England Vegetable & Fruit Conference and Trade Show will again be having a poster session. Our goal is to enhance the visibility of the good work being done by researchers in the region, and to provide an opportunity to network and connect with practitioners in the field. The conference will next be held from […]

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