Time in Knox County:

2018 Fall Office Hours
Mon-Thu: 8:30 am - 4:30pm (mostly)
Fri: 9:00am - 2:00pm

* We try hard to be in the office between 8:30am and 4:30pm from Mon-Thu, but please call ahead to be sure!

893 West St (Rt 90)
Rockport, ME 04856


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    Farm and Field

    Buffer Initiative

    Organic Farmers' Guide to the Conservation Reserve Program Field Border Buffer Initiative  PDF

    Wildlife Habitat

    Build a Native Bee Nest Block   PDF 

    Build a Brush Pile for Wildlife   PDF

    Conservation Mowing for Grassland Bird Habitat  PDF

    Nesting Boxes for Waterfowl  PDF

    Build a Bluebird Nest Box  PDF

    Insect Pests

    Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD): New insect pest of soft fruits    PDF

    SWP: 2013 Updated Bait & Trap Instructions    PDF    http://www.uvm.edu/vtvegandberry/SWDInfo.html

    Nutrient Management

    Maine DACF Nutrient Management Program   http://www.maine.gov/agriculture/narr/nutrientmanagement.html

           Maine Nutrient Management Rules    PDF


    This Old Hayfield    PDF
    UME Extension Bulletin 2491

    Controlling Smooth Bedstraw in Hayfields and Pastures  PDF   
    UME Extension Bulletin 2278

    University of Maine Cooperative Extension Pasture Management Course

    Conservation Mowing for Grassland Bird Habitat   PDF

    Instructions for using a grazing stick    HTML w/video     PDF

    NRCS Pastureland Soil Quality Indicators   PDF

    NRCS  Pastureland Soil Quality   PDF

    Pond Construction & Maintenance

    Pond construction and maintenance (USDA NRCS)    PDF

    New Hampshire Conservation District Pond Guide   PDF


    Testing your soil (UMaine Ext Bull #2286e) (Soil test kits available at District office)

    Interpreting your test results - commercial  (Maine Soil Testing Service)

    USDA NRCS Soil Health page: http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/soils/health/

    Soil Health - Basics

    Soil Health - Dig & Learn

    Soil Health - Cover Crop

    Soil Health - No Till