Grass Fed Dairy Production on-farm field day

Join us at The Larson Farm to hear about Rich and Cynthia Larsons’ experiences with all grass fed dairy production. Established in 1977, The Larson Farm dairy herd is 100% grass fed, all A2A2 genetics, and is certified organic and also certified 100% grass fed by PCO.  They sell grass fed beef, raw milk and […]

No-Till Intensive Trainings for Agricultural Service Providers (ASPs)

The University of Vermont Extension, in conjunction with the Natural Resources Conservation Service and The University of Maine Cooperative Extension, is offering a free No-Till Intensive Training for Agricultural Service Providers (ASPs)! Deadline to sign up is October 15, 2018. The No-Till Intensive Training will include three parts: 1. Online Trainings – 8 CCA credits, […]

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USDA’s Pasture, Rangeland, Forage (PRF) program was designed to help protect a producer’s operation from forage losses due to lack of precipitation. The enrollment deadline for PRF coverage is November 15.

Media Release Sept. 4, 2018 Contact: Erin Roche, 207.949.2940, erin.roche@maine.edu  Webinar offered on pasture and forage crop insurance program  Orono, Maine—Some farmers have experienced reduced hay yields or pasture regrowth due to drier-than-normal weather. The Pasture, Rangeland, and Forage (PRF) Rainfall Index crop insurance program is an option that may help offset the costs associated […]