Cooperative Extension

News Center reports on Harvest for Hunger

News Center Maine reported on Harvest for Hunger hosted by University of Maine Cooperative Extension. The program encourages farms, other businesses, schools and civic groups to donate extra fruits and vegetables, which are allocated to food pantries, soup kitchens, community meals and individuals statewide.

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Winter holiday decoration webinar highlighted by Centralmaine.com

Centralmaine.com advanced an upcoming webinar about creating winter holiday decorations from available natural materials hosted by University of Maine Cooperative Extension and University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension. “Tips and Tipping for Long-Lasting Holiday Decorations” will be held from 6–7:15 p.m. Monday, Nov. 1. Registration can be done online.

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Morning Ag Clips promotes new ag leadership program

Morning Ag Clips promoted a new agricultural leadership program from University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H for Maine teens. The “Fall Agricultural Leadership Ambassador Program” is weekly from 3:30-4:45 p.m. Nov. 2–Dec.14.

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Franklin Journal advances Maine Hunger Dialogue

The Franklin Journal advanced the 2021 Maine Hunger Dialogue hosted by the University of Maine at Farmington, in collaboration with University of Maine Cooperative Extension and the Maine Campus Compact. Registration for the event, which will be held from 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22, is available online.

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WMME shared UMaine Extension wild blueberry fact

WMME (92 Moose in Augusta) shared a wild blueberry fact from University of Maine Cooperative Extension in an article titled “Wanna Know What Maine’s Best Halloween Costumes Are?” According to UMaine Extension, “Maine is the largest producer of wild blueberries in the world.” The station cited the information when discussing a blueberry costume.

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BDN promotes Extension resources demonstrating chicken processing

The Bangor Daily News advanced a new University of Maine Cooperative Extension publication and video resource, “How to Cut Up a Whole Chicken.” The resources demonstrate the step-by-step process with photos, clear instructions and a video. Clean up, storage, thawing and cooking guidelines also are included. For more information or to place an order, call 207.581.3792 […]

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Media advance Extension’s agricultural research updates

Centralmaine.com, Morning Ag Clips and the Bangor Daily News promoted two virtual events sponsored by the University of Maine Cooperative Extension at 7 p.m. on Oct. 13. “Potato Virus Y (PVY) and the 2020 Growing Season PVY Research” will be presented by Greg Porter, a UMaine professor of agronomy, and “Pesticides and Off-Target Movement” will […]

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