Webinar on pasture and forage crop insurance program

Webinar on pasture and forage crop insurance program Wednesday, September 26, 12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m. Link to register: https://maine.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_FU72mZlDR_GGeIwiaJr2iA   Many farmers have experienced reduced hay yields and diminished pasture regrowth due to drier-than-normal weather conditions. The Pasture, Rangeland, and Forage (PRF) Rainfall Index crop insurance program is an option that may help offset the […]

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, […]

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 […]

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