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dave-franklinUniversity of Maine Cooperative Extension in Franklin County 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 Franklin County 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 e-mail or phone.

 Don’t Miss the Franklin County 4-H Fair

4HflagSaturday, June 20th, from 9am – 4pm at the Farmington fairgrounds.
Fun and Educational activities for the whole family including:

  • Photo Contest
  • Art Contest
  • Baking Contest
  • New this year, a 4-H Cook-Off!

A variety of workshops and demonstrations.  All activities are open to the public.

Come, spend the day and share the fun! 

For contest information, please contact the Franklin County Extension Office at 1-800-287-1478 (in Maine) or 207-778-4650.

The 17th annual Franklin County 4-H Auction fundraiser will be held on Saturday evening, May 20th at 7pm in the Starbird Building at the Farmington fairgrounds.
Viewing of items will take place at 6pm. Some great items will be up for bid as well as “Maine themed” raffle baskets. Everyone welcome!!


We’re looking for you!   Two employment opportunities

  • The University of Maine Cooperative Extension is inviting applications for a 4-H Youth Development Professional for the Franklin County Extension Office in Farmington, Maine.  This position will provide educational leadership for 4-H Youth Development in Franklin County.  Review of applications will begin April 20, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.  Incomplete application materials cannot be considered.  TO APPLY GO TO: job-details?jobID=26142&job=4- h-youth-development- professional-franklin-county.


  • The University of Maine Cooperative Extension is inviting applications for an Administrative Specialist CL2 position for the Franklin County Extension Office in Farmington, Maine. This is a full-time, fiscal year position contingent upon funding and successful job performance that will provide support to a variety of Extension programs. For a full job description and to apply, go to:

The University of Maine is an EEO/AA Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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