Cooperative Extension

Media advance compost webinar series

The Bangor Daily News, Daily Bulldog, The Irregular, Morning Ag Clips, the Sun Journal and the Penobscot Bay Pilot advanced University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s three-webinar series about compost issues in agriculture and waste management, which it will host from noon–1 p.m. March 11, 23 and 30. Register for the series online.  

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Media advance ornamental landscape design workshop

Morning Ag Clips, The Irregular, the Sun Journal, the Daily Bulldog, the Bangor Daily News, The Ellsworth American, Centralmaine.com and 92 Moose (WMME in Augusta) advanced a University of Maine Cooperative Extension webinar, “Ornamental Garden Design,” which will be held 6–7 p.m. March 10. More information about the event, which is co-sponsored by the University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension, is online. […]

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Lilley speaks with BDN about possibility for birch sap market in Maine

Jason Lilley, a University of Maine Cooperative Extension sustainable agriculture professional, spoke with the Bangor Daily News about the possibility of a birch sap market forming in Maine. “It lines up really well with the maple industry in that you need all of the same equipment to make birch syrup as you need to make […]

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UMaine Extension 4-H outdoor adventure club starts Feb. 27

University of Maine Cooperative Extension Penobscot County 4-H is offering a short-term special-interest club for youth in grades 3–8 who enjoy the outdoors. The club starts Feb. 27 and continues meeting on various Saturday mornings through late spring.  The “Outdoor Adventure 4-H SPIN Club” brings together youth and experienced outdoor leaders to explore the natural […]

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Media advance agriculture update Feb. 24

Morning Ag Clips, The Irregular, the Daily Bulldog, the Bangor Daily News, the Sun Journal and Centralmaine.com advanced a University of Maine Cooperative Extension educational update webinar for the potato industry at 7 p.m. Feb. 24. More information is online. 

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UMaine, UNH Extensions offer webinar on edible native plants Feb. 24

University of Maine Cooperative Extension and University of New Hampshire Extension will offer a webinar for home gardeners about edible native plants in the landscape from 6–7 p.m. Feb. 24. “Nibbling on Natives in Your Backyard and Beyond” identifies more than two dozen species of native edible wild plants suitable for adding to backyard landscapes […]

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UMaine Extension offers farmers control options for rodents, wildlife Feb. 23

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will host a webinar about methods for control of rodents and wildlife on the farm 1–3 p.m. Feb. 23. “Rats and Other Vermin Control on the Farm” includes guidance for keeping rodents out of barns and grain storage areas, controlling raccoons, foxes and weasels in hen houses and other livestock […]

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