Extension Farm Program in Sun Journal

UMaine Cooperative Extension Specialist David Handley and Educator Tori Jackson were interviewed for a Lewiston Sun Journal report on the struggles of Maine’s small farmers to gain disaster relief funds. Handley and Jackson are co-administrators of Crop Insurance Risk Management Education for Maine, an Extension program in its 13th year. Jackson said Maine was seen as an underserved state by the crop insurance program.

Contact: Jessica Bloch, 207-581-3777