How Farmers Are Fighting Climate Change
How Farmers Are Fighting Climate Change Farming has always been a risky business. These are especially tough times for farmers—they’re operating on thin margins, trade wars are jeopardizing export markets, a serious mental health and substa...» Read More
2017 Agriculture Census Results for Main...
Maine – 2017 Agriculture Census Total farms: 7,600 (2017), 8,173 (2012) Land in farms: 1,307,613 (2017), 1,454,104 (2012) Average size of farm: 172 (2017), 178 (2012) Certified organic farms: 535 (2017), 457 (2012) Acres transitioning into ...» Read More
In Letter, Pingree Cautions USDA Secreta...
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) today wrote to Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and expressed her opposition to a USDA proposed rule that would institute work requirements for individuals who rely on Supplement...» Read More
VIDEO: On House Floor, Pingree Urges Mai...
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) today spoke on the U.S. House floor in support of H.R. 1585, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA) of 2019. This overdue VAWA reauthorization will ensure that the su...» Read More