Outreach

Lancaster Farming shares Cooperative Extension’s ideas for cranberries

Lancaster Farming mentioned the University of Maine Cooperative Extension in its story about cranberries — which it called a great fruit all year long. Creative ways to use cranberries, according to the University of Maine Extension, include adding them to quick breads, salads, relishes, salsas, chutneys and desserts, and as an ingredient in cranberry mustard.

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Maine AgrAbility hosts webinar about assistive technology financing

Maine AgrAbility will host a free webinar about alternative financing programs for assistive technology 3–4 p.m. EST Dec. 5. The webinar will examine services and resources available through the programs. Questions will be taken after the presentation.  Register online by Dec. 2; instructions for access will be sent to registrants.  Maine AgrAbility, a collaborative project […]

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UMaine Extension Master Gardener Volunteer training accepting applications

University of Maine Cooperative Extension is accepting applications for the 2020 Master Gardener Volunteers training in Penobscot and Somerset counties. Classes will meet weekly Feb. 25 through May 21, 9 a.m.–12:30 p.m., primarily at the UMaine Extension Penobscot office in Bangor. Classes resume for four weeks in September.  Live video conference sites also will be […]

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Morning Ag Clips announces registration open for Master Gardener Volunteer training

Morning Ag Clips announced registration is open for the University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s 2020 Master Gardener Volunteer training program in Penobscot and Somerset counties. Classes will meet weekly 9 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Feb. 25 through May 21, and will resume for four weeks in September. Classes primarily will meet at the UMaine Extension Penobscot office […]

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Former FBI cyber official to talk about threats, challenges Nov. 25

James Burrell, former deputy assistant director of the FBI’s Cyber Division, will discuss “Cybersecurity and Cyber Terrorism: Real Threats and Challenges” at 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25 in Hauck Auditorium.   The Maine Business School at the University of Maine is hosting the free, public talk by Burrell, who retired in 2016 from the FBI.  Burrell, […]

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