Cooperative Extension

Media share UMaine Extension ‘adulting’ workshop for teens

The Bangor Daily News,, Sun Journal, The Franklin Journal and the Daily Bulldog shared that the University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H will offer a short-term online 4-H club for youth ages 13–18 about basic adult life skills from 4–5:30 p.m. Wednesdays from June 21 to July 26. Register on the event webpage by June […]

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Field Day at Tidewater Farm scheduled for June 10

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will host a Field Day from 10 a.m.–noon on Saturday, June 10 at the UMaine Gardens at Tidewater Farm, 200 Presumpscot Point Road, Falmouth. Come experience the gardens at Tidewater Farm, learn about UMaine Extension’s work, ask gardening questions and participate in hands-on demonstrations with Extension staff and Master Gardener […]

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UMaine Extension announces updated interactive plant sales map for 2023

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteer program’s interactive plant sales map has been updated just in time for planting season. The “2023 Spring Plant Sale Fundraisers in Maine” map allows users to search for plant sales throughout the state by location, date or name in alphabetical order.The listings also include garden tours. […]

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Media share new UMaine Extension resources

The Sun Journal, the Bangor Daily News,, Morning Ag Clips  and the Daily Bulldog shared that the University of Maine Cooperative Extension has released new resources and practical information for home gardeners getting ready for the 2023 growing season. New featured articles and videos include pruning forsythia and lilac bushes, information about the browntail […]

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Fuller speaks to Franklin Journal about extending growing season for fiddleheads

The Franklin Journal interviewed David Fuller, emeritus agriculture and non-timber forest products professional at the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, about recent flooding extending the season for fiddleheads. “They can withstand flooding. As long as it wouldn’t be for like a month or something, of course. These floods around here are very fleeting, and they […]

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Media share UMaine Extension preserving workshop

The Daily Bulldog, the Sun Journal, The Bethel Citizen, the Livermore Fall Advertiser and Morning Ag Clips shared that University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer a new series of online workshops about preserving Maine foods throughout the summer and fall. The first in the series, Canning Low-Sugar Jams and Jellies, will be held from […]

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