Welcome to the coming new year, from your Co-Presidents Courtney Hammond and John Harker. Yep, we have banded together and are planning a busy new year for Farm Bureau. The President’s position is a full time job and we will be sharing the duties to make sure Farm Bureau stays out of the ruts and… Read more >
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The Annual Resolutions Meeting held on November 18th yielded 22 Resolutions which were presented for discussion and action. 18 Resolutions were eventually approved and incorporated into a 2021 Policy Document, which is available upon request.Approved resolutions included developing legislation to allow custom slaughter houses to process meat to be used commercially in Maine sales; adding Birch syrup… Read more >
During the 68th Annual Meeting of the Maine Farm Bureau Association on November 19, 2020, for the first time in our history, the Board of Directors elected Co-Presidents! Courtney Hammond of Washington-Hancock County Farm Bureau and John Harker of Kennebec County Farm Bureau will serve together to lead our organization through the 2020-21 membership year…. Read more >
Maine Farm Bureau is excited to announce the 2020 Annual Meeting will be held virtually on November 17th, 18th and 19th. All members are welcome and encouraged to attend! Click here for the link to join any of the meeting sessions! Tuesday, November 17th: 6 pm – Open Resolutions Session. All members are welcome to… Read more >
Better Days Are Coming We are truly blessed as an organization. We enjoy a membership spanning from the young farmers forging their way to those with far more experiences to share, and every day we get to help feed a world that so desperately needs the nutrients our labor and land provides. Although the world… Read more >
The Paycheck Protection Program prioritizes millions of Americans employed by small businesses by authorizing up to $349 billion toward job retention and certain other expenses. https://home.treasury.gov/policy-issues/top-priorities/cares-act/assistance-for-small-businesses
Our Executive Director, Julie Ann Smith, joined the George Hale Ric Tyler Show on Thursday, July 11 to discuss the upcoming work of the 14-member Task Force on All-Terrain Vehicle Trail Initiatives.