Put Your Hoe Down – A Raucous Square Dance Party
When: Saturday, July 26 8:00 p.m.
Where: Topsham Grange 47 Pleasant St, Topsham, Maine
VT Dance Caller Will Mentor & Old Time Fiddle Tunes by Sassafras Stomp. All Welcome! Sliding Scale Admission $5-$20
Common internal parasites of sheep, goats and camelids can be detected using fecal flotation methods. Equip yourself with microscopy skills that improve your ability to make sound management decisions.
Where: J. Franklin Witter Center, 160 University Farm Rd, Old Town, Maine
When: Saturday August 9th, 2014. 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Workshop fee: $30 per person
Instructors: Jim Weber DVM PhD and Anne Lichtenwalner DVM PhD
For more information and to register visit the Cumberland County program page.
Webinar: Managing for Soil Health on an Organic Farm – A Farmer’s Perspective
When: August 12th, 2014. 2:00 p.m. US/Eastern
Presenter: Klaas Martens, Lakeview Organic Grain, Penn Yan, New York
Participants will gain insight on how soil health can be improved by using diverse crop rotations, cover crops, and selective tillage to improve soil function and reduce pest problems on an organic farm.
For more information on the webinar, and how join, click here.
2014-2015 New England Small Fruit Management Guide
Copies of the 2014-2015 New England Vegetable Management Guide, along with the 2014 Northeast Vegetable & Strawberry Pest Identification Guide, are now available and sold as one unit for $25.00 plus $3.65 postage. To order the guides, please send your check made payable to “UMaine Cooperative Extension” to Pam St. Peter, Highmoor Farm, P.O. Box 179, Monmouth, Maine 04259.
The guide has been extensively revised and updated. We recommend all earlier editions of the guide be discarded, in favor of this latest edition.
For more information, contact Pam St. Peter or call 207.933.2100.
Poultry Webinars Upcoming and Archived from eXtension
View free webinars on small and backyard flocks from eXtension!
- Hatching and brooding your own chicks (Feb. 17, 2014, 7:00 p.m. EST)
- National Poultry Improvement Plan for exhibition poultry
(Mar. 10, 2014, 8:00 p.m. EDT)
- Composting for poultry (Apr. 10, 2014, 8:30 p.m. EDT)
Recently Archived Webinars
- Controlling internal parasites in small and backyard poultry flocks
- Establishing regulations for keeping urban poultry flocks
- Setting up a community chicken flock
- Predator management with small and backyard poultry flocks