Cooperative Extension

BDN interviews Flint about poultry first aid

The Bangor Daily News interviewed Donna Flint, University of Maine Cooperative Extension poultry health technician, about gathering items for a poultry first aid kit to treat minor issues among backyard flocks. 

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Media promote online class ‘Selling Meat in Maine’

The Bangor Daily News, The Irregular, Centralmaine.com, Morning Ag Clips and the Daily Bulldog advanced a University of Maine Cooperative Extension webinar series Jan. 20–21 for producers seeking to package and sell meat and poultry products directly to consumers. More information about the series, which is co-sponsored by the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, is online. Spot On Maine shared […]

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Registration open for UMaine Extension Master Gardener Volunteers 2021 online training on Jan. 4

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteers program will begin accepting applications for the virtual 2021 training on Jan. 4. The program spans March 1–May 23, and resumes Sept. 7–Oct. 31. The UMaine Extension Master Gardener Volunteers program, designed to train volunteers in horticulture and food system-related community service, includes self-paced learning modules […]

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Media advance volunteer master gardener training, registration

The Bangor Daily News, the Ellsworth American, Centralmaine.com, Morning Ag Clips, the Penobscot Bay Pilot, the MD Islander, The Franklin Journal, the Livermore Falls Advertiser, the Daily Bulldog, the Advertiser Democrat and Morning Ag Clips promoted the University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s master gardener volunteer training program for 2021. Registration begins Jan. 4 for self-paced […]

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Pen Bay Pilot notes UMaine, Extension help with drought survey

The Penobscot Bay Pilot noted that the University of Maine School of Food and Agriculture, in collaboration with University of Maine Cooperative Extension, will help the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry administer the Maine Drought and Agriculture Survey. The survey will help them research how drought has affected farming operations over the past […]

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WAGM talks with Lilley about beekeeping workshops

WAGM (Channel 8 in Presque Isle) spoke with Jason Lilley, a University of Maine Cooperative Extension sustainable agriculture professional, about a beekeeping webinar series beginning in January. “This winter we’re really expecting a big amount of interest, with a lot of new beekeepers jumping into it this year,” said Lilley. “And we’re really excited to […]

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Daily Bulldog, Morning Ag Clips advance business workshop series for farmers

The Daily Bulldog and Morning Ag Clips promoted a University of Maine Cooperative Extension workshop, “Making Money Moves: A Decision-Making Workshop for Farmers,” scheduled for 9:30–11:30 a.m. Jan. 12, 19 and 26. This discussion-based series is designed to help farmers with five or more years of experience running their own farm operation identify strengths and opportunities for improvement, clarify […]

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