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Farming in the Digital Age

  This letter to the editor originally appeared in the Bangor Daily News. In today’s digital age, it has become easier than ever before for farmers in rural areas to tap into markets beyond their immediate communities and connect directly with consumers to sell their goods at retail rates. But unfortunately there are still many… Read more >


Action Alert: Contact your legislators today to OPPOSE LD 795!

It is critical that legislators hear from real farmers about how this will negatively impact the agricultural industry and food safety in Maine. Last week the Maine Senate engrossed LD 795, RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Establish a Right to Food, following a series of votes that fell largely along… Read more >


129th Legislature

Maine Farm Bureau lobbies on the priorities set by our members. The most important benefit of being a Maine Farm Bureau member is the ability to vote on policy positions each year to promote legislation which support and preserve Maine farms. Below is the list of bills Maine Farm Bureau members have voted to Support,… Read more >


What’s Happening in the Legislature? April 1-5, 2019

MONDAY, APRIL 1ST Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Cross Building, Room 206, 9:00 am Public Hearing – LD 1307, SP 403 An Act To Promote Snowmobiling in Maine – Timberlake – Work Session, 10 am – LD 275, SP 87 An Act To Change the Bag Limits on Wild Turkey – Miramant – LD 713, HP 518 An Act To Strengthen… Read more >