Maine Farm News

Maine Farm News is a monthly publication covering a variety of topics, resources, and events for Maine farmers.

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These newsletters are being sent bi-weekly at this time. If you do not receive the newsletter in your inbox, please consider signing up for our newsletter in order to receive current information.

Bi-Weekly Maine Farm News

  • September 18th Edition:
    • In This Edition
      • ARTICLES
        • Drought Designation Declared in Maine
        • Growing Great Garlic in Maine
        • Your Input Needed for Maine Ag Trades Show Planning
        • CFAP 2: Payments Available
        • Farmers Invited to Apply for Sustainable Ag Grants

OTHER INFO
Upcoming Events, Resources, Payments, Grants, and Loans
Information for Livestock Keepers, Surveys

  • September 4th Edition :
    • In This Edition
      • ARTICLES
        • Cancellations
        • USDA Accepting Applications to Help Cover Costs for Organic Certification
        • Introducing… MapleMAPS
        • USDA Updates Pandemic Assistance for Livestock, Poultry
        • Contract Producers and Specialty Crop Growers
        • USDA Offering Webinar on the Pandemic Assistance for Timber
        • Harvesters and Haulers Program for Northeast Operators
        • Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) Funds Available
        • Farm Beginnings Applications Due Nov. 1

OTHER INFO
Upcoming Events, Resources, Payments, Grants, and Loans, Information for Livestock Keepers, Surveys

  • August 21st Edition
    • In This Edition
      •  ARTICLES
        • New Online Tool for Assessing the Likelihood of COVID-19 Spread in Farmworker Housing
        • Changes to Maine Pesticide Laws
        • Report Your Dry Wells

OTHER INFO
Upcoming Events, Resources, Payments Grants and Loans, Information for Livestock Keepers, Surveys

  • August 7th Edition
    • In This Edition
      • ARTICLES
        • Farmers Tour of UMaine Campus in Orono Survey
        • Changes to Maine Pesticide Laws
        • Maine Fiber Promotion Opportunity
        • FSA Pandemic Livestock Indemnity Program
        • 2022 Maine Agricultural Trades Show
        • Ag Market Price Reporting Meeting Summary
        • Consider Attending UMaine This Fall

OTHER INFO
Upcoming Events, Resources, Payments Grants and Loans, Information for Livestock Keepers, Surveys

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Information in this publication is provided purely for educational purposes. No responsibility is assumed for any problems associated with the use of products or services mentioned. No endorsement of products or companies is intended, nor is criticism of unnamed products or companies implied.

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