News & Workshops

Farm Scoop August 2011

By Richard Brzozowski, Extension Educator, Cumberland County and Tori Jackson, Extension Educator, Androscoggin & Sagadahoc Counties FSA County Committee Nomination Deadline is August 1st Androscoggin/Sagadahoc County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Thomas Kuklinski, reminds farmers and landowners to nominate farmer candidates to serve on their local FSA county committee by the August 1, […]

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Farm Scoop July 2011

By Richard Brzozowski, Extension Educator, Cumberland County and Tori Jackson, Extension Educator, Androscoggin & Sagadahoc Counties University of Maine Wheat Research Field Day On July 12 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., UMaine Cooperative Extension will host this FREE event at University of Maine Rogers Forage and Crops Research Farm, Stillwater, Maine (1.5 miles from I-95 […]

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Farm Scoop June 2011

Vegetable Growers Twilight Meeting The University of Maine Cooperative Extension and the Maine Vegetable and Small Fruit Growers Association will hold a Twilight Meeting at R. Belanger & Sons Farm in Lewiston on Wednesday, June 8th at 5:30 p.m. Join our host Rick Belanger for a tour of their new packing and storage facility designed […]

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Farm Scoop May 2011

New UMaine Extension Website for New Farmers! We are very pleased to announce “New Farmers,” our new website created especially for beginning farmers. The site includes videos, FAQs, fact sheets, and links to many other resources there to support Maine citizens who are considering becoming farmers or who have recently started farming. The FAQ section […]

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