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October 15:  Dairy Margin Protection Program Information Meeting
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM (Bag Lunch Optional)
Location: USDA Scarborough Service Center, 306 US Route One, Ste A2, Scarborough, ME 04074
   Recommended for all dairy producers. For more information, contact Sandy Truslow at the Farm Service Agency, 207-883-0159 x 105, or sandy.truslow@me.usda.gov.

November 6: Farm Bill Information Meeting - Farm Service Agency Programs and Loans
Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Buxton Town Hall, 185 Portland Rd., Buxton, ME 04093
​    For more information, contact Sandy Truslow at the Farm Service Agency, 207-883-0159 x 105, or sandy.truslow@me.usda.gov.

November 20: Pollinator Health and Safety Conference
Time: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Location: Portland Marriot at Sable Oaks, 200 Sable Oaks Dr., South Portland, ME 04106
Cost: $50, register by Oct. 31; or $75, register by Nov. 14
   Geared toward farmers in commercial agriculture, legislators and policy-makers, and co-sponsored by the Maine Dept. of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. Topics at this one-day conference include: 
  • Factors Affecting Bee Mortality in Maine Agriculture
  • Status of Maine's Native Pollinators
  • Pesticide Risks
  • Neonic Use in Maine and Pesticide Alternatives
  • Best Management Practices for Pollinator Safety
FMI, see http://umaine.edu/agriculture/pollinator-conference/Questions? Contact Meghan Dill,  meghan.dill@maine.edu or 207.581.3878.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this listing, but we recommend that you contact the individuals shown for each event to confirm dates, times, etc.

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