Cooperative Extension

UMaine Extension offers free webinars on selling meat, poultry in Maine

University of Maine Cooperative Extension and the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry (MDACF) will offer two free webinars for producers interested in selling packaged meat and poultry direct to consumers. The session for livestock producers is Jan. 20; for poultry producers, the session is Jan 21. Both webinars are scheduled for 11 a.m.–1:30 […]

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Daily Bulldog advances accounting for farms webinar series

The Daily Bulldog and The Franklin Journal promoted a University of Maine Cooperative Extension workshop series, “Quick Books for Farms,” which will be held Feb. 15, 17, 22 and 24. The webinars, which are offered in partnership with the Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE), will cover the basic principles of accounting in Quick Books […]

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Lilley quoted in WABI story about beekeeping classes

WABI (Channel 5) talked with Jason Lilley, a University of Maine Cooperative Extension sustainable agriculture professional, about the new UMaine Extension beekeeping webinar series that begins Jan. 14. More information about the series, which will benefit new and experienced apiarists, is online.

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UMaine Extension 4-H virtual passport club goes global

University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H is offering a new virtual cultural exchange club for youth ages 12–18 years beginning 4–5 p.m. Jan. 19. Additional meetings will be 9:30–10:30 a.m. Jan. 30, Feb. 13 and Feb. 27; and 4–5 p.m. Feb. 2 and Feb. 16.  “4-H Virtual Passport Around the World” is a UMaine Extension […]

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Media advance lighting for indoor gardening webinar

The Bangor Daily News, the Daily Bulldog, The Irregular, Q106.5 FM (Bangor), the Carriage Towne News and the Portland Press Herald and the Rangeley Highlander advanced an upcoming webinar about lighting options for growing indoor plants and seedlings hosted by University of Maine Cooperative Extension and University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension. Anyone interested in attending the webinar, scheduled for 6–7 p.m. Jan. […]

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UMaine Extension offers webinar on new vegetable varieties for home gardens

University of Maine Cooperative Extension and University of New Hampshire Extension will hold an online panel discussion about new vegetable varieties available for Northern New England gardens from 6–7 p.m. Jan. 13.   “Exciting New Vegetable Varieties for Home Gardeners” will feature Mark Hutton, UMaine Extension associate professor and state vegetable specialist; Becky Sideman, UNH Extension […]

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UMaine Extension offers livestock nutrition webinars

University of Maine Cooperative Extension is hosting a weekly series of five livestock nutrition webinars from noon–1:30 p.m. on Wednesdays from Jan. 13 to Feb. 10.   Topics include basic nutrition and feeding needs of small ruminants, beef cattle, pigs and poultry, as well as processing expectations. UMaine Extension assistant professor and livestock specialist Colt Knight […]

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