Cooperative Extension

UMaine Extension celebrates garden-to-table at Rogers Farm June 27

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will hold a hands-on workshop featuring gardening and culinary skills June 27, 5–7 p.m., at the UMaine Extension Master Gardener Volunteers demonstration garden, University of Maine Rogers Farm, 914 Bennoch Road, Old Town. This Garden-to-Table workshop begins at Rogers Farm with discussion and demonstrations of planting timelines, spacing, pest management […]

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Ouellette pens op-ed for BDN about youth mental health

Kristy Ouellette, University of Maine Cooperative Extension professor of 4-H youth development at the University of Maine, wrote an opinion piece for the Bangor Daily News about how the youth mental health crisis is impacting schools and teachers. “In the midst of a national youth mental health crisis, instead of claiming the kids are OK, […]

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Media boosts UMaine Extension 4-H virtual summer learning series

The Daily Bulldog, Piscataquis Observer, Bangor Daily News, Sun Journal, CentralMaine.com and Irregular reported that University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H will offer its hands-on virtual summer learning series July 5–Aug. 5 with over 20 workshops open to all youth ages 5–18. The 4-H Summer Learning Series includes hands-on workshops in the fields of arts […]

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BDN shares UMaine Extension 4-H Fridays on the Farm

The Bangor Daily News reported that University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H is offering its on-farm summer learning series for ages 12–18 starting 9 a.m. to noon July 15 at Rustic Roots Farm, 120 Vipah Lane, Farmington. This is the second year “4-H Fridays on the Farm” has been offered for Maine teens to gain […]

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UMaine Extension 4-H Fridays on the farm start July 15

University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H is offering its on-farm summer learning series for ages 12–18 starting 9 a.m.–noon July 15 at Rustic Roots Farm, 120 Vipah Lane, Farmington. This is the second year “4-H Fridays on the Farm” has been offered for Maine teens to gain hands-on experience, talk with local growers and learn […]

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UMaine Extension 4-H summer learning series kicks off July 5

University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H will offer its hands-on virtual summer learning series July 5–Aug. 5 with over 20 workshops open to all youth ages 5–18.  The UMaine Extension 4-H Summer Learning Series includes hands-on workshops in the fields of arts and crafts, food and nutrition, STEM, marine science and aquaculture, animal science and […]

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Dill speaks to BDN about avoiding ticks in northern Maine

The Bangor Daily News interviewed Griffin Dill, manager of the University of Maine Cooperative Extension Tick Lab, about areas in Maine with lower tick populations. Dill explained that the number of ticks in a given area seems to correspond to the habitat. In the southern part of the state and along the coast is more […]

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