UMaine Extension to celebrate farming at Maine Agricultural Trades Show, through publications
This month, the University of Maine Cooperative Extension will celebrate farming in the state at the annual State of Maine Agricultural Trades Show.
Residents are encouraged to visit the UMaine Extension booth during the show, Jan. 10–12 at the Augusta Civic Center.
UMaine Extension offers a variety of farming resources, including several publications:
This series recognizes that the needs of farmers at each life stage are unique, as choices about farming practices, child rearing, business growth, and succession planning enter into decision-making. The series consists of five fact sheets.
Have you ever thought about moving to a farm and wondered whether it’s the right life for you and your family? Answering the questions in this four-page bulletin related to the realities of farming in Maine will help you decide.
Farm accidents can cause serious injury or death, and present tremendous financial challenges to small-scale farmers. Many accidents can be prevented through education. This series of 66 fact sheets forms a comprehensive farm safety library.
Visit the Cooperative Extension online Publications Catalog for more farming and gardening information, including new bulletins:
- Growing Elderberries: A Production Manual and Enterprise Viability Guide For Vermont and The Northeast
- An Introduction to Using Site-Specific Farming to Manage Field Variability
- Farmer Skill & Knowledge Checklist: Swine Production
Other seasonal publications include: