Maine Forest Service Director Cormier featured in Oct. 27 woodland owners presentation

PHOTO: Maine Forest Service Director Patty Cormer. (Submitted photo) AUGUSTA — Maine Woodland Owners is hosting a presentation by Maine Forest Service Director Patty Cormier…

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Home composting webinar offered Nov. 4

ORONO — Home composting is the focus of a webinar from University of Maine Cooperative Extension and the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association noon-1…

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USDA to provide direct assistance to farmers, producers affected by drought

AUGUSTA — A lack of moisture, over an extended period of time, has caused producers in Somerset County to suffer from the effects of severe…

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Maine AgrAbility hosts virtual day-long state fair Oct. 20

FARMINGTON — Maine AgrAbility will feature success stories and resources for farmers and other agricultural workers in a day-long virtual state fair Oct. 20 on…

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Food safety plan development for small food businesses webinar is Oct. 20

ORONO — University of Maine Cooperative Extension will host a workshop for small-scale food producers about compliance with the Food Safety Modernization Act from noon-1:30…

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New Maine bee habitat information available

ORONO — Updated research on supporting habitat for Maine’s 278 species of bees is included in a new publication from University of Maine Cooperative Extension….

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Guidance for producers participating in Maine Maple Tours available

ORONO — University of Maine Cooperative Extension and the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry have developed guidelines for producers planning to participate in…

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Extension offers free food preservation webinars through October

ORONO — October closes out the season for growing and preserving Maine foods. Four new food preservation webinars from University of Maine Cooperative Extension begin…

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Extension offers produce safety course for fruit, vegetable growers

ORONO — For Maine farmers who must comply with the Food Safety Modernization Act, or who want to hone their skills regarding food safety, University…

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Buckfield farm named Maine Dairy Farm of the Year for 2020

PHOTO: Dana and Seri Lowell and their children, Maren and Wheeler, and longtime associate Josh Fournier, at Lowell Farm, the Maine Dairy Farm of the…

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