Cooperative Extension

Media promote workshops to enhance youth development and inclusion

The Franklin Journal, Daily Bulldog and Bangor Daily News promoted a series of virtual interactive workshops offered by the University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H Northeast Regional Volunteer Connection to empower volunteers and leaders to create inclusive and supportive environments for youth. Visit the UMaine Extension website for more information.

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Media promote virtual QuickBooks for farms course

The Franklin Journal, the Sun Journal, and Morning Ag Clips promoted an online QuickBooks course tailored specifically for small farms and agriculture businesses offered by University of Maine Cooperative Extension. The four-night course will be held at 6 p.m. on Nov. 6, 8, 13 and 15. To learn more about the course and to […]

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Media promote 2023 Horticulture Keynote

The Franklin Journal, the Bangor Daily News and  Morning Ag Clips promoted the virtual 2023 Horticulture Keynote on the Wabanaki perspective on foodways, hosted by University of Maine Cooperative Extension from noon-1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 16. Interested participants are invited to join Anthony Sutton, Passamaquoddy Tribe member from Sipayik and assistant professor of Native American […]

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UMaine Extension receives $750,000 to boost aquaculture learning tools 

University of Maine Cooperative Extension has received a $750,000 grant to support the development and implementation of virtual reality and other innovative learning tools focused on aquaculture technology.  The grant, part of an $8.2 million funding effort by the National Institutes of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) to boost non-formal education, aims to increase awareness and […]

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‘Maine Gardner’ column explores fall blooming with Peterson, Hargest

A recent “Maine Gardner” column published in the Portland Press Herald and about fall blooms featured Pamela Hargest, a horticulture professional with University of Maine Cooperative Extension, and Bryan Peterson, a UMaine an assistant professor of horticulture. “I tend to view this precocious flowering as a phenomenon that follows periods of drought stress, so […]

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