UMaine Extension offers talks, demos at Northern Maine Fair Aug. 4–7

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer several free educational talks and demonstrations Aug. 4–7 at the Northern Maine Fair Exhibition Hall, 84 Mechanic St., Presque Isle. 

Extension Talks” begin at 6 p.m. Aug. 4–5 and 2 p.m. Aug. 6–7. Topics include pest control for the home garden, composting and soil testing, UMaine Extension 4-H and AgrAbility programs, and making and canning chocolate raspberry sauce. 

The full schedule is on the event webpage. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Sharon Paradis, 207.834.3905;