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New Directory for Local Farm Product and Pick-Up Options

Many farms across Maine have added alternative ways customers can obtain farm products to accommodate for social distancing in light of the COVID-19 outbreak. Maine farmers are updating this database in an effort to increase public access to their farm products during this time. You can view the website and map at this farm product […]

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Maine Vegetable and Fruit School 2020

Maine Vegetable and Fruit School 2020 We have decided to cancel the 2020 Maine Vegetable and Fruit School, originally scheduled for April 8th, in Portland and April 9th, in Bangor. We ask for your patience as we begin processing refunds. We are currently looking into alternative educational options to provide pesticide credits. Thank you for […]

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Spotted Wing Drosophila Update: August 30, 2019

SPOTTED WING DROSOPHILA UPDATE:  AUGUST 30, 2019 Click on photo to enlarge. David Handley, Vegetable and Small Fruit Specialist; James Dill, Pest Management Specialist; Frank Drummond, Professor of Insect Ecology/Entomology; Christina Howard, Produce Safety Professional Spotted wing drosophila fruit fly numbers continue to rise at most of the berry farm locations we’re monitoring. All sites […]

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Spotted Wing Drosophila Update: August 16, 2019

SPOTTED WING DROSOPHILA UPDATE:  AUGUST 16, 2019 Click on photos to enlarge. David Handley, Vegetable and Small Fruit Specialist; James Dill, Pest Management Specialist; Frank Drummond, Professor of Insect Ecology/Entomology; Christina Howard, Produce Safety Professional Spotted wing drosophila fruit fly numbers remained high at the berry farm locations where they have been over threshold for […]

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