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Growing Maine: Stoneheart Farm

Doreen and John Simmons of Stoneheart Farm in South Paris have two invaluable members of their farm family — border collies Gwen and Bea. Without the dogs, the farmers say they could not do…

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UMaine Extension: Working with the Maine Food System

University of Maine Cooperative Extension discusses its role in supporting Maine's food system and farm economy. UMaine Extension provides research-based information that experienced farmers…

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New Farmers: What Is a Farm Enterprise?

University of Maine Cooperative Extension talks about what new farmers can think about in their farm business. Topics such as value added, production cycle and time management are discussed.

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Partnering with the Maine Department of Agriculture

University of Maine Cooperative Extension and the Maine Department of Agriculture work together to help Maine farmers create business plans, market their products, and seek business loans.

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How to Create a Farm Business Plan

University of Maine Cooperative Extension provides information on why creating a farm business plan is so important and what marketing, operations, and finances mean to your plan.

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How Can the Maine Board of Pesticides Control Help New Maine Farmers?

University of Maine Cooperative Extension shows how the Maine Board of Pesticides educates farmers about pesticides and their role in organic agriculture, provides training and licensing, and works…

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How to Frost Seed

University of Maine Cooperative Extension discusses the technique of frost seeding to help improve production, and increase diversity, in hayfield grasses and legumes.

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Growing Maine: Worcesters Blueberries

Meet blueberry farmers Lee and Everett Worcester in Orneville Township. From the bees to the berries to the value-added products, lowbush blueberries are the "sweet ones" that are the name…

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Growing Maine: Treworgy Family Orchards

This is the story of Patty and Gary Treworgy and their children on their second-generation orchard and family farm. "Growing Maine" is a series of short documentaries highlighting Maine…

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Growing Maine: Heartstone Farm

Dan Kaplan and his family are relatively new to farming – Heartstone Farm (www.heartstonefarm.me) started just a couple years ago. And as their grass fed beef business began, they learned…

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Growing Maine: Cedar Run Farm

The Waters family talks about the past, 4-H, and the vision for the future. Both youth plan on finishing high school and going into careers in agriculture. More videos at…

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Estate Planning for Farm Families

University of Maine Cooperative Extension discusses estate planning for those with family-run farms.

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Future of Maine Agriculture: Benefits of Buying Local Food

University of Maine Cooperative Extension discusses why you should buy, and where you can purchase, local food.

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AgrAbility: Is Farming for Me?

University of Maine Cooperative Extension helps you look at whether farming is right for you. See if it is a good career or enterprise choice for you and/or your family.

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A Resource for Farmers and Agricultural Business

University of Maine Cooperative Extension discusses how to get your farming questions answered and how UMaine Extension partners with agricultural businesses to help educate the people of Maine.

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Benefits of Cover Cropping

Cover Crops can help reduce risk in a variety of ways. A few of our customers have found cereal rye and vetch helps control weeds in organic crop acres. Check out our video and then be sure to RSVP…

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