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Maine Farm Bureau Association, the non-profit grassroots membership organization advocating for all agriculture in Maine, will be actively represented by its members at the 2019 Maine Agricultural Trades Show, January 15-17. This year marks the return of the “Kitchen Table Conversations” series, where Farm Bureau members will be available to discuss Maine agriculture and the… Read more >
By Val Wagner Coming off one of the worst years that we’ve ever had, knowing that the farm bill had been passed by the end of December was a relief that we weren’t expecting. Just before Christmas, we were still in the process of harvest, for a crop that we weren’t sure was worth the… Read more >
The newly redesigned Winter 2018/2019 edition of The Maine Farmer is here! The Maine Farmer is a quarterly publication showcasing Maine Farm Bureau farms and their accomplishments. The publication offers articles on helpful tools, farming and technical education, information on events, Maine Farm Bureau committee updates, and much more. All Maine Farm Bureau members receive the… Read more >
Maine Farm Bureau currently has three by-law changes that have been proposed. The proposed changes are: Article II. Section I. Number and Authority. Subject to such policies as may be duly adopted by the Voting Delegates assembled in regular or special sessions, the business and property of this Association shall be managed and controlled by the… Read more >
Contributed by Jeff O’Donal, O’Donal’s Nursery, www.odonalsnurseries.com For decades, Maine’s horticulture industry grew plants on agricultural land throughout Maine. It performed this task as an industry on the fringe. While licensed and regulated through the Maine Department of Agriculture (now the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry), horticulture, or the growing of ornamental plants, was… Read more >
Join us for the Maine Farm Bureau’s Annual Meeting and Banquet, November 10-11 at the Caribou Inn & Convention Center in Caribou, Maine.