Media report on funding to UMaine Extension 4-H workforce development program

The Bangor Daily News, Morning Ag Clips, Daily Bulldog and WAGM/WWPI (Channels 8 and 16 in Presque Isle) shared that the University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H was recently awarded $6.5 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agriculture and Food Research Initiative to nurture future leaders of northern New England’s food system. The new program, called “Oh Yea! 4-H Grows True Leaders,” will provide experiential learning, practical knowledge and life skill development to hundreds of young Mainers over the next five years.