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 >
Join us for the Maine Farm Bureau’s Annual Meeting and Banquet, November 9-10 at the Clarion Hotel in Portland! Click here to read more about this year’s annual meeting.
Maine Farm Bureau Association Office: (207) 622-4111 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PORTLAND- The Cumberland County Farm Bureau will be hosting the Maine Farm Bureau Annual Meeting on November 8, 9, & 10 at the Clarion Hotel located at 1230 Congress Street, Portland, Maine. The Annual Meeting will feature a packed schedule of events focusing on everything… Read more >
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.
Maine Farm Bureau Association Office: (207) 622-4111 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUSTA – Maine Farm Bureau is pleased to announce that Chris Voynik has joined the team as Director of Membership and Government Relations. Chris comes to the Maine Farm Bureau from the Kennebec Valley Chamber of Commerce where he served as the Events and Membership… Read more >
Maine Farm Bureau Association Office: (207) 622-4111 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Statement by Executive Director Julie Ann Smith on ACF Commissioner Beal’s Effort to Include Wild Blueberries in the Market Facilitation Program “There are many positive changes on the horizon for Maine’s wild blueberry farmers,” said Julie Ann Smith. “Soon two new beneficial laws will take… Read more >
Maine Farm Bureau Association Office: (207) 622-4111 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUSTA – Governor Janet Mills has appointed Julie Ann Smith, Executive Director of Maine Farm Bureau, to serve on the Governor’s 14-member Task Force on All-Terrain Vehicle Trail Initiatives. This task force will evaluate issues over the summer including trespassing and damage to private property… Read more >
This letter to the editor appeared in the Bangor Daily News. This session, the Maine Farm Bureau worked closely with Rep. MaryAnne Kinney on my behalf to pass LD 86, “An Act To Provide That Persons Who Produce Maple Syrup and Honey Commercially Are Eligible for the Sales Tax Refund and Exemption for Commercial Agricultural Production.”… Read more >
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