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Girl tapping maple trees in springUniversity of Maine Cooperative Extension
in Androscoggin and Sagadahoc Counties gives local residents access to the resources and expertise of the University of Maine. Through educational programs, publications, and events, UMaine Extension delivers unbiased, research-based information to Androscoggin and Sagadahoc Counties citizens. We can answer your questions on a wide array of topics. To find out how we can help you, browse our site, or contact us by email or phone.

Office Hours: Weekdays 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; closed for all Federal Holidays

 

ASCEA Annual Meeting – April 13, 2015

The Androscoggin-Sagadahoc Counties Extension Association (ASCEA) will hold its annual meeting and elect new officers on Monday, April 13, 2015, at 6:00 p.m. at the University of Maine Cooperative Extension office, 24 Main Street, in Lisbon Falls.

The meeting is open to the public, and will include program specific presentations by Extension Educators Tori Jackson and Kristy Ouellette. A catered dinner will follow the meeting. 

The meeting will also include a pie-tasting contest and also a non-pie dessert-tasting contest.

The ASCEA is actively recruiting new members. In partnership with UMaine Extension staff, the members of each County Extension Association assist with providing input on local educational programming needs and oversee the county budget appropriations that support UMaine Extension educational programs for county residents.

 

Plant Sale Benefits UMaine Master Gardener Volunteers!

Blueberries

Photo by Edwin Remsberg

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension and its Master Gardener Volunteers are offering a “Grow it Right!” plant sale in 2015 to raise funds for its Master Gardener Volunteers program. The educational aspect of this special project sets it apart from other plant sales.

Members of the public can support the project by ordering any of the following:

l Raspberries – Killarney (early), $18.00/set of 5 canes

l Blackberries – Chester, $25.00/set of 3 canes

l Rhubarb – MacDonald, $12.00/crown

l High Bush Blueberries – Patriot, Blueray, Northland, & Jersey, $35.95/3 bushes. Two varieties per pack, no choice.

l Strawberries – Brunswick, Sparkle, & Wendy, $15/25 dormant plants. Strawberries are sold in packs of 25 plants. Sorry, we cannot mix varieties; only one variety of your choice will be in each pack.

l Asparagus – Jersey Supreme, $15/bundle of 10 crowns

Order online: umaine.edu/gardening/master-gardeners/benefit

 

2013 Androscoggin and Sagadahoc Counties Cooperative Extension Annual Report

For more information about how UMaine Cooperative Extension has positively impacted Androscoggin and Sagadahoc Counties, check out the 2013 Androscoggin and Sagadahoc Counties Annual Report (PDF)

 

 

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