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Cooperative Extension in Waldo County

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Educational Programs - Business

Small and Home Based Business Program

Maine people have owned and operated micro businesses for centuries.

Business Workshops

Business education workshops provide a wealth of in-depth, research-based information and help you gain useful business management skills including planning, organizing, networking and evaluating. To learn more about upcoming small business workshops being offered in Waldo and other counties, visit our
Small Business Education Calendar

Maine Business Works

Maine Business Works provides access to a broad array of business development assistance available throughout the State of Maine including business education, financing programs, and small business information and/or assistance.  Administered by the Maine Small Business Development Centers (Maine SBDC), Maine Business Works provides prospective and existing business owners easy access to many of the resources needed to develop and grow a successful small business in Maine.

Online Small Business Library

An Online Small Business Library includes hotlinks for small and home-based business to online resources on topics such as: small business management, business-assist organizations, lending agencies, data centers and demographic information, trade associations, UMaine Extension’s home-based business fact sheets, and more.

Business Management Publications

Over 20 publications, including a nine-part business fact sheet series, are available to business owners. The publications are designed for any business owner from those considering a business to those engaged in business. Publications Catalog


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Contact Information

Cooperative Extension in Waldo County
992 Waterville Road
Waldo, Maine 04915-3117
Phone: 207.342.5971 or 1.800.287.1426 (in Maine)E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
A Member of the University of Maine System