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State and Local Officials Celebrate Massachusetts Farmers Market Week 

8/03/2021 Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources

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State Agricultural Officials Urge Public to Inspect Boxwood Shrubs for Box Tree Moths 

7/28/2021 Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources

Action Needed to Prevent Invasive Pest from Establishing in Massachusetts

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Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Massachusetts Pollinator Week  

6/22/2021 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

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State and Local Officials Celebrate Massachusetts Dairy Month 

6/14/2021 Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources

Farm tours celebrate Governor Charlie Baker’s declaration of June as “Massachusetts Dairy Month.”

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards Grants to Address Food Access in the Commonwealth 

4/21/2021 Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources

Grants will support efforts to increase access to healthy, affordable food options.

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Baker-Polito Administration Declares March “Massachusetts Maple Month” 

3/08/2021 Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources

State Officials Tour Sugaring Houses in Western Massachusetts, Encourage Residents to Buy Local Maple Products

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards Over $13.2 Million to Support Food Security in Massachusetts 

2/11/2021 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards Grants to Help Farms Improve Agricultural Composting Operations  

12/15/2020 Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources

Funding will support improvements in agricultural composting practices and facilitate on-farm compost use.

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Baker-Polito Administration Declares November 27, 2020 as “Green Friday”  

11/27/2020 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

The Baker-Polito Administration has declared Friday, November 27, 2020 as “Green Friday” to encourage people across the Commonwealth to visit their local farms and nurseries for Christmas trees, holiday plants, and holiday decorating needs.

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Grants to Support Buy Local Organizations 

10/30/2020 Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources

Grants will support agricultural industries in western, central, northeastern, and southeastern Massachusetts.

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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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