Campus Announcements

Readfield introduces food recycling July 24 with Mitchell Center, Maine DEP

The town of Readfield will launch a new food recycling program with the towns of Fayette and Wayne on July 24 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. at the Readfield Transfer Station. Maine Sen. Craig Hickman, town officials and representatives from Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the Senator George J. Mitchell Center […]

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Darling Marine Center hosting ‘Shoreline Science’ series

The University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center (DMC) will host a series of outdoor public talks on the Walpole campus on the shores of the Damariscotta River on July 23 and 30 and on Aug. 6.  Attendees can join up to 15 other adults, in person, to learn about ongoing research at the DMC through […]

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Update: Public COVID-19 vaccination clinics at UMaine in August and September

A series of public COVID-19 vaccination clinics, offered in partnership with Penobscot Community Health Center, will be held at the University of Maine in August and September offering the two-shot Pfizer vaccine.  The clinics will be held in Estabrooke Hall, 12-70 Estabrooke Drive, from 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Wednesdays, August: 4, 11, 18, 25; and  Woolley Room, 138 […]

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UMaine Extension offers Tidewater Farm garden tours in August

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer weekly garden tours from 5:30–7 p.m. every Thursday from Aug. 5–26 at the UMaine Extension Gardens at Tidewater Farm, Farm Gate Road, Falmouth. Each tour features a different topic and begins with the cut flower garden, followed by growing herbs in Maine, native plants for the Maine garden, […]

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AgrAbility virtual conference for veterans in agriculture begins July 27

The National AgrAbility Project is hosting a five-session virtual conference for veterans in agriculture from 1–2:30 p.m. on July 27 and Aug. 3, 7, 10 and 24. Veterans Harvest: A Virtual Conference for Veterans in Agriculture will feature Maine AgrAbility veteran outreach coordinator Anne Devin on Aug. 10 with “Programming for Veterans in Agriculture: How […]

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UMaine Extension offers green bean preservation workshops

University of Maine Cooperative Extension is offering multiple workshops about green bean preservation on July 22.  A Lunch and Learn workshop to be held from noon–12:30 p.m., July 22 at the Piscataquis County office, 165 East Main St., Dover-Foxcroft, will feature a demonstration about freezing green beans and discussion of safe and tested recipes for […]

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UMaine Extension hosts USDA marketing service July 22 in Bangor

Two representatives from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Marketing Service will discuss price reporting for Maine agricultural commodities from 10 a.m.–noon July 22 at Dysart’s Restaurant, 1110 Broadway, Bangor. The event, hosted by University of Maine Cooperative Extension, also will be available live online. Gauging interest from Maine producers for current market price reports […]

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