Farmer Resources

MOFGA programs and technical support for aspiring, beginning and established farmers and producers to grow the number of commercially viable organic operations in Maine. We address production, business and quality of life issues and assist all farms using sustainable practices.

MOFGA Certification

Learn about organic certification with MOFGA Certification Services
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Farmer Training Programs

Whether you’re just getting started or an experienced farmer looking for support we have training programs to help
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Farmer to Farmer Conference

MOFGA's annual conference for farmers
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Pest Reports/Alerts

Check out our pest reports and sign up to receive alerts
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Financial Resources

Price Reports

Review our organic price reports and submit your prices here
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Technical Assistance

Request technical assistance
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The Organic Sprout

Our newsletter for certified organic producers
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Upcoming Events for Farmers

Our programs are built on the principle that hands-on and peer-to-peer learning are the most effective ways to develop expertise, share innovation and grow the supportive communities of practice that farmers, gardeners and eaters need to succeed in building a sustainable food and farm system in Maine. Join us for our various workshops, meetings, farm tours and conferences throughout the year!

Check out MOFGA’s 2020 Farmer to Farmer Conference.

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Food Safety Modernization Act

State Sales Tax Changes In another move affecting some cheese makers and other food processors, Maine has substantially changed its sales tax rules regarding food. No longer is the tax as straight-forward as groceries (non-taxable) and prepared food (always taxable). Now some groceries are taxable. For example, a mix called a “DIP” is taxable. A

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Getting Your Livestock to the Edible Form

By Diane Schivera, M.A.T. Getting your livestock to the butcher or processor is not just a matter of walking them onto a trailer and driving there. There are procedures to do first and best ways to transport in order to produce quality livestock products. Planning and Delivering for Slaughter You need to contact the processor

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Four Steps To Mothball Your Farm or Business

By Cheryl Wixson There are certain times in the life of your farm or business when circumstances beyond your control – such as the death of your partner, health of a family member, loss of a facility due to fire or other disaster – require that the business enterprise cease operation for a period of

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