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Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station


Springfield Fair

Springfield Fair 61 Park St., Springfield

The Springfield Fair is an agricultural Maine fair in the heart of the Highlands Region! Since 1850, we have celebrated our colorful traditions in June, and we are more than excited to invite you to the 174th Springfield Fair on June 13, 14, 15, and 16th! Events include eel racing, mutton busting, baking contests, tractor […]

Native Forest Species & Climate Change workshop

USDA Service Center 17 Olson Rd. Suite 3, South Paris

Oxford County Soil & Water Conservation District will host a workshop exploring climate change effects on Maine's forest flora. Maine’s native tree and shrub species will be dealing with climate change in different ways. Some will adapt faster than others, others will struggle and could potentially be lost. OCSWCD Project Manager, Michele Windsor, will lead […]

Integrated Disease and Weed Management in Christmas Tree Production

Quinn's Tree Farm 290 West Ridge Rd, Cornville

Program description: Join us at Quinn’s Tree Farm in Cornville for an introduction to integrated pest management in Christmas tree production. Participants will learn how to apply crop protectants using backpack sprayers safely and efficiently. Participants will also learn about the life cycles of common needle cast pathogens in Maine and how to manage these […]