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

  • January 1st Edition: 
    • In This Edition:
      • ARTICLES
        • 2022 Ag Trades Show is Virtual
        • Veterinary Forensic Pathology and One Health
        • Pesticide Credits at the ATS – you must register to get credits
        • Agricultural Infrastructure Investment Program
      • OTHER INFO
        Upcoming Events, Resources, Payments Grants and Loans, Information for Livestock Keepers, Surveys
  • December 18th Edition:
    • In This Edition:
      • ARTICLES
        • Social Media Training for Farmers January 25, 2022
        • 2022 Ag Trades Show is Virtual
        • $5,000 Grants for New England Farmers
        • Boundaries for a Thriving Business
        • MOFGA’s Journeyperson Program Now Accepting Applications
      • OTHER INFO
        Upcoming Events, Resources, Payments Grants and Loans, Information for Livestock Keepers, Surveys
  • December 4th Edition:
    • In This Edition:
      • ARTICLES
        • Local Working Group Meetings (Jan. 5 & 6, 2022)
        • 1-on-1 Technical Assistance Opportunity
        • GenerationNext from Farm Credit East
        • Fertilizer Cost Calculation Tools Available
        • Heat Conservation in Greenhouses and High Tunnels Resource
        • Register now for the Online 2021 New England Fruit & Vegetable Conference!
        • Webinar on COVID-19 impacts to Maine’s Food System
      • OTHER INFO
        Upcoming Events, Resources, Payments Grants and Loans, Information for Livestock Keepers, Surveys
  • November 20th Edition: 
    • In This Edition
      • ARTICLES
        • Registration is Open for the 2022 Boots to Bushels Program
        • Maine Farms for the Future Program Now Accepting Phase 1 Applications
        • Cumberland/York USDA/NRCS Local Working Group Meeting Scheduled
        • FACT’s Fund-A-Farmer Grant program is now open
        • Marketing 101 for Farms
        • Winter Reading: Manage Weeds on your Farm- New SARE Publication
        • Pandemic Response and Safety Grant Program Deadline is this Week
      • 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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