Additional Resources

Related Extension Resources

Department of Agriculture

  • Maine Department of Agriculture — The Maine Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Resources is the State’s lead agency dealing with all aspects of the food system from the field to the table. The Department maintains multiple programs to address needs and issues affecting Maine’s natural resources. Contact 207.287.3871.
  • National Resource Conservation Service — County soil surveys are available at local NRCS offices or online.
  • USDA’s Farm Service Agency — Administers programs in conservation, disaster assistance, commodity operations, farm loans, and outreach. County offices throughout the state. State office located in Bangor 207.990.9100 ext 2.
  • USDA — The agency’s website provides access to all their programs and initiatives, plus interactive atlases, news updates, and the USDA blog.

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