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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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How to Protect Animals from Insect-borne Diseases

University of Maine Cooperative Extension shows how to minimize the impact of insects on your animals and on your farm, and about vaccinations that help protect your animals from insect-borne…

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How to Test Forage Quality

University of Maine Cooperative Extension discusses the nutritional importance of forage quality and recommended sampling techniques.

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How to Prevent Sheep Foot Rot

University of Maine Cooperative Extension shows how to prevent sheep foot rot, how to correctly trim sheep's feet, and what affects the disease has on the sheep in your flock.

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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: 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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