Kennebec County Board of Directors looking for members
The Kennebec County Board of Directors is looking for new members. If you want to support and influences farming in Kennebec County and in the State join the board. We meet from 7:00 to 9:00, the first Wednesday of the month, at the Farm Bureau Office in Augusta. For more information pleas contact Deb Plengey at (207)621-2942, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kennebec County Legislator Meet and Greet
The Kennebec County Farm Bureau will be holding an open house Meet and Greet at Lakeside Orchards in Manchester, ME. Farm Bureau members will be able to meet your Legislators and talk about what farming issues are important to you. Local cider, cheeses, crackers, dips and deserts will be served. Please come, bring your farmer friends and let your legislators know what you think.
The Meet and Greet will be held January 21, 2015 from 6:30 to 8:30
Did you know that Kennebec County agriculture is:
Number one in the state in dairy products sold ($19.7 million)
Number one in the state in sales of horses ($950,000)
Number one in the state for number of cattle (15,456 head)
Number two in the state for acres of hay (27,980)
Number two in the state in acres of corn (4,044 acres)
Number four in the state in total agriculture sales ($30 million)
In the top 20% of US counties in acres of cut Christmas trees
In the top 10% of all US counties in the number of bee colonies