Rotational Grazing Improves Biodiversity of Land

After a major storm in October 2013, Jody and JoAnn Brown lost almost everything on their ranch, including many cows. Jody Brown realized it was time to change the way he did things. He went to the South Dakota Grazing school and learned about rotational grazing. Rotational grazing is the practice of moving grazing livestock between pastures.The Browns were shocked by the biodiversity this created. New kinds of grass, and even birds, were popping up in their pastures. Learn More

Record Flooding Pummels Midwest - LandCAN Can Help
The record floods that have wreaked havoc on the Midwest are inflicting a devastating toll on farmers and ranchers at a moment when they can least afford it. LandCAN offers a variety of resources and information on emergency assistance! Learn More


Landowners Can Preserve Bee & Butterfly Habitats 
The Bee & Butterfly Habitat Fund puts the best habitat where it makes the most sense; working lands. They believe there is room for conservation on every farm in the country. This organization provides landowners with pollinator seed mixtures, as well as direction on how to prepare, and manage pollinator habitat for 5 plus years. Read More
Maine Lawmakers Want To Get The State's Teens Interested in Forestry
A pair of Maine lawmakers wants to get more of the state’s teenagers interested in logging. Logging has a long history in deeply forested Maine. Independent Sen. Angus King and Democratic Rep. Jared Golden said they’re introducing legislation designed to “level the playing field for the logging trade with other agricultural fields.” Learn More

Up Coming Events

What:  Let's Talk About Dairy Farms
When: April 25th, 2019 5:30-7:30pm
Where: Cape Porpoise Library at Atlantic Hall 173 Main Street, Cape Porpoise, Maine
Details: Learn more about the key role dairy farms play in Maine’s agricultural landscape, and hear from a panel of some of your local dairy farmers. RSVP

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