Maine Farm Days 2017
Wednesday and Thursday August 23rd & 24th, 2017
Make plans for the coming week….
As new materials for this year are available, they will be posted here. The ‘vendor contract’ is available below. If you plan to be an exhibitor or vendor, you need to complete this document and return it to Maine Farm Days.
Final preparations are under way for the two day event.
–The forestry display has been moved and will include some added features.
–The “rainmaker” machine is back this year to help demonstrate how stormwater erosion can be effected by different types of ground cover.
–A “Robotic Milking System” will be demonstrated. A new technology which is pretty wiz-bang.
–One of the workshops will be on the Browntail Moth.
–And of course a whole series of other workshops are scheduled throughout the two days and are available to anyone wishing to attend.
Check out the brochure and its insert for added opportunities.
Make your plans for attending. Any new plans will be posted here or on their FaceBook page.
Once again it will be at Misty Meadows Farm in Clinton. We have left links to last year’s information so you can get a sense of what MFDays were like.
Please call if you have any questions. Dale @ 622-7847 x3
There will be “Pesticide Credits” available through the UMaine Cooperative Extension Service if you need those. The workshops will cover issues of
- Pest and Weed Identification,
- Plant Diseases,
- Forage Quality,
- Integrated Pest Management,
- Pesticide Storage
Maine Farm Days at Misty Meadows in Clinton.
For those of you who use Facebook, you may want to follow the news about the Maine Farm Days event through that system of communications. Check it out.
Admission is free and open to the public.
The event includes activities for both farmers and non-farmers alike. Including a range of agribusiness exhibits’, equipment dealers, wagon tours [ wagon tours are designed shorter and more “kid friendly”], children’s learning center, craft tent, farmers market and educational speakers and presentations. It is an extravaganza of animals, farm information, interesting people, equipment, food and entertaining displays.
More information check this website in the coming days or ‘friend’ Maine Farm Days on facebook.
For more information on the Maine Farm Days contact:
Kennebec County SWCD
21 Enterprise Dr. Suite #1
Augusta, ME 04330
207-622-7847 ext. 3
or e-mail at Dale@kcswcd.org