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Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station

Fruit Trees as a Business

Highmoor Farm, 52 US-202, Monmouth, ME 04259, USA

Renae Moran will be teaching the basics of commercial tree fruit production including spraying, pruning and thinning. To be held in the classroom, behind the barn.  Highmoor Farm is located at 52 US Route 202, Monmouth, Maine 04259. There is no registration fee. Please R.S.V.P. by contacting Renae Moran at 207.713.7083 or Schedule 1:00 […]

Safety training: controlled burns of wild blueberry fields

Blueberry Hill Farm Lab, 1643 US-1, Jonesboro, ME 04648, USA

At the University of Maine's Blueberry Hill Farm, a Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station, the Maine Forest service will be hosting a workshop on controlled burns. Specifically focused on Maine's blueberry barrens learn about safely conducting controlled burns, brush up on modern techniques, and meet members of University and State agencies.

Maine Fiddlehead Festival

The popular Maine Fiddlehead Festival returns to the campus of the University of Maine at Farmington on Saturday, April 27, from 10 am to 3 pm.  Get ready to enjoy the spirit of spring with an eclectic group of local farmers and food producers, craft vendors, food trucks, community groups, live farm animals, children’s activities, […]

Integrated pest management and sprayer calibration for wild blueberries

Come to the University of Maine's Blueberry Hill Farm, a Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station, for a workshop related to managing wild blueberry pests. Discuss innovative techniques for managing pests and sprayer calibration with University of Maine researchers.

Apple Blossom Festival

Orchard Ridge Farm, 236 Sebago Lake Rd. Gorham, ME 0438 236 Sebagor Lake Rd., Gorham, Maine

Join Maine Micro Artisans at Orchard Ridge Farm for a celebration of spring! The Apple Blossom Festival will feature makers from our talented community as well as food trucks, games, face painting and live music! Come and spend a day celebrating the return of springtime! Have a great family photo taken, sample local foods & indulge in […]

Safety Training: tractor safety

Kennebec Valley Community College Harold Alfond Campus 677 Skowhegan Rd, Fairfield, ME 04944, Fairfield, Maine

The Maine New Farmers Project through the University of Maine's Cooperative Extension is hosting a tractor safety and equipment maintenance workshop. Geared towards new farmers and hosted by Extensions' Jason Lilley, this workshop is as excellent way to learn the basics of tractor safety and maintenance. Please register here.

The County Fiddlehead Festival

Northern Maine Fairgrounds 84 Mechanic St., Presque Isle, Maine

Join us Friday, May 17 and Saturday May 18th for the County’s Fiddlehead Festival! Spend Friday night out on the town with Fiddlehead dinner specials from local restaurants. Then spend […]

Birdwalk at the Orono Bog Boardwalk

Orono Bog Bordwalk Tripp Dr, Bangor, ME, United States

This Saturday, get out of bed and see some birds! Group will walk along the Bangor Forest East-West trail to the Bog Boardwalk and around the boardwalk. Bring binoculars, if […]