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Baker-Polito Administration Declares October “Massachusetts Cranberry Month” 

10/09/2020 Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources

Governor Charlie Baker declared October as “Massachusetts Cranberry Month."

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State Agricultural Officials Urge Residents to Report Signs of Invasive Spotted Lanternfly 

9/25/2020 Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources

MDAR is urging residents to report any sign of the invasive pest.

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces $7.75 Million to Support Upgrades, Research at UMass Cranberry Station 

8/26/2020 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Funding will support infrastructure upgrades, including the design, construction, retrofitting and outfitting of enhanced laboratory space.

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Baker-Polito Administration Launches Online Platform to Enhance Food System Connections 

8/10/2020 Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources

MassGrown Exchange Will Assist Farmers, Fisheries, and Food Businesses Across the Commonwealth

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State Officials Announce Plans to Conduct Aerial Spraying for Mosquitoes in Sections of Southeastern Massachusetts 

8/08/2020 Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources

Spraying is expected to begin on Monday, August 10, and continue over several evenings.

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Massachusetts Residents Asked to Report Receipt of Any Unsolicited Packages of Seeds 

7/28/2020 Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources

Residents that receive or have received an unsolicited package of seeds should not plant the seeds and contact state plant regulatory officials.

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Permanent Protection of 165 Acres of Farmland in Berkshire County 

6/03/2020 Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources

The Baker-Polito Administration announced today the acquisition of 165 acres at Springstube Farm in West Stockbridge.

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State Agriculture Officials Remind Horse Owners to Vaccinate Against Mosquito-Borne Diseases 

5/07/2020 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) is reminding horse owners to vaccinate their horses against the mosquito-borne viral diseases Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) and West Nile Virus (WNV).

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Baker-Polito Administration Files Legislation to Combat Mosquito-Borne Diseases in the Commonwealth 

4/16/2020 Office of Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito

Proposal would authorize statewide approach to mitigate risk of diseases like Eastern Equine Encephalitis, West Nile Virus

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Baker-Polito Administration Declares March “Massachusetts Maple Month” 

3/06/2020 Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources

Governor Charlie Baker today declared March as “Massachusetts Maple Month,.”

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Baker-Polito Administration Declares November 29, 2019 as “Green Friday” 

11/29/2019 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Declaration Made to Recognize Massachusetts’ Christmas Tree Farms and Nurseries

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards Nearly $1 Million for Cranberry Farm Improvements 

10/29/2019 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

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Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the Massachusetts Building at the Big E  

9/16/2019 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

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