Farm and Food Systems Newsletter

The Farm and Food System Newsletter is a monthly publication covering a variety of topics, resources, and events for Maine farmers.

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Due to frequent updates for COVID-19 related information, the agricultural professionals are combining their newsletters to decrease the number of emails in farmer inboxes and give you one concise resource. These newsletters are being sent weekly at this time. If you do not receive the newsletter in your inbox, please consider signing up at the bottom of this page in order to receive current information.

Bi-Weekly Maine Farm News

Weekly Maine Farm News 

Recent Issues

  • March 2020
    In this issue: A Huge Thank You to our Farmers!, Effect of COVID-19 on Farms- Impact Analysis Survey, Up-to-Date Information and Resources for Maine Farmers- COVID-19, New Directory for Local Farm Product and Pick-Up Options, Posting Labor Needs During this Time, Willing to Help Dairy Farmers During the COVID-19 Outbreak? Contact UMaine Extension., Farmer to Farmer Support, Tips and FAQ’s for Safe Food Handling and Marketing, USDA Conducting its Biannual Agricultural Labor Survey, Upcoming Webinar

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Farm and Food Systems Newsletter