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Success Stories

Featuring Maine's Conservation Successes

NRCS employees and programs help landowners solve conservation problems. In most cases, the benefits of installing a conservation practice extend beyond the individual farmer. The following “success stories” highlight the conservation efforts of a few Maine landowners, partners, and NRCS employees.

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Washington County fish passage project restores habitat, keeps ecosystem healthy

Machias Field Office, Washington County, Maine EQIP

Rock removal is clean alternative to burning for blueberry farm

Machias Field Office, Washington County, Maine EQIP
Vacuum Pumps reduce energy needed for maple syrup production Belfast Field Office, Knox County, Maine EQIP
High Tunnels Popping Up in Franklin County Farmington Field Office, Franklin County, Maine EQIP
Local Farm Receives Assistance to Extend Growing Season Scarborough Field Office, Cumberland/York Counties, Maine EQIP
USDA Program Benefits Immigrant Farmers Lewiston Field Office, Androscoggin/Sagadahoc Counties, Maine CTA, EQIP
USDA Outreach Meetings Held in Aroostook County Ft. Kent Field Office, Presque Isle Field Office, and Houlton Field Office, all located in Aroostook County, Maine CTA
WHIP Projects Assist AGRI Skowhegan Field Office, Somerset County, Maine WHIP
NRCS and FSA Meet with Passamaquoddy Tribal Governors/CSP Contract Signed Machias Field Office, Washington County, Maine CTA, CSP
NRCS/EQIP Program Join Forces on
Diversified Farm in Maine
So. Paris Field Office, Oxford County, Maine EQIP
Irrigation Assistance Provided in Aroostook County Ft. Kent Field Office, Aroostook County, Maine EQIP
River Rise Dairy Farm Protected Lewiston Field Office, Androscoggin County, Maine FRPP