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UMaine Extension Offering Farming in Maine Course

FALMOUTH – A four-week course, “So You Want to Farm in Maine?” is being offered by the University of Maine Cooperative Extension in Falmouth for experienced and prospective farmers on four consecutive Tuesdays, Feb. 5–26.

Classes are 6:30–9 p.m. at the University of Maine Learning Center, 75 Clearwater Drive, Suite 104 in Falmouth. A $50 per-farm fee includes course materials.

Topics of discussion include selecting and evaluating farm enterprises, keeping production and financial records with QuickBooks, and doing market research for farm products and services. Classes will include panel discussions about available
resources for farmers.

Attendance is limited to 25 participants and preregistration is required. For more information, to register or to request disability accommodations, contact Andrea Herr, 207.781.6099 or andrea.herr@maine.edu. Additional information is available on the UMaine Extension website (http://umaine.edu/cumberland/programs/so-you-want-to-farm-in-maine/).


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Cooperative Extension: New Farmers
5741 Libby Hall
Orono, Maine 04469-5741
Phone: 207.581.3188, 1.800.287.0274 (in Maine) or 1.800.287.8957 (TDD)E-mail: extension@maine.edu
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
207.581.1110
A Member of the University of Maine System