Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR)

The Department’s mission is to cultivate a robust and equitable agricultural economy, promote a safe and resilient food system, and preserve a healthy environment for Massachusetts farmers, animals, and consumers.

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Press Release

State health officials raise risk from EEE to high in three more communities 

9/15/2023 Department of Public Health

Residents should take precautions to prevent mosquito bites

Press Release

Healey-Driscoll Administration Announces Availability of Natural Disaster Recovery Funds to Impacted Farmers  

9/06/2023 Governor Maura Healey and Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll

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