Welcome New Farmers!

graphic representing Maine New Farmers ProjectUniversity of Maine Cooperative Extension can help you decide if farming in Maine is right for you.

Have you had a life-long dream of being a farmer in Maine and wonder if you and your family can make it work? Maybe you grew up on a farm and now want to run your own. Or are you intrigued with the possibilities of life on a farm and looking for an apprenticeship? UMaine Extension has been helping Maine farmers for over 90 years. We can help you, too!

Farming in Maine
farming couple with produce at farmers market
woman on tractor plowing field
beef cattle in a pasture
apple producer with value-added products in shop
farmer on tractor plowing field
young girl walking with 3 goats

COVID-19 Information and Support for Maine Farmers


Covid-19 Maine Farmer Survey