UMaine Extension offers apple tree grafting workshop in Wilton

Wilton, Maine — University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer an apple tree grafting workshop from 10 a.m.-noon on Saturday, May 11 at 105 Cemetery Road in Wilton, Maine. The workshop is open to all apple growers and provides valuable information on grafting techniques for optimal tree growth.

The workshop will be led by UMaine Extension’s Nick Rowley, Franklin County Sustainable Agriculture and Horticulture Professional and Dr. Renae Moran, UMaine Professor of Pomology along with Senator Russell Black and the Black family.

Registration is required at the program webpage; space is limited to 20 people. A suggested donation of $5-10 is appreciated.

For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation contact Nick Rowley,, 207.778.4650.

University of Maine Cooperative Extension:

As a trusted resource for over 100 years, University of Maine Cooperative Extension has supported UMaine’s land and sea grant public education role by conducting community-driven, research-based programs in every Maine county. UMaine Extension seeks to build thriving communities and grow the food-based economy, focusing on aspects from production and processing to nutrition, food safety and food security. Extension also conducts the most successful out-of-school youth educational program in Maine through 4-H which offers hands-on projects in areas like health, science, agriculture and civic engagement and creates a positive environment where participants are encouraged to take on proactive leadership roles.