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Welcome to Cooperative Extension: Agriculture

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crops in northern Maine; photo by Edwin Remsberg, USDAUniversity of Maine Cooperative Extension provides practical, how-to solutions based on university research. Whether you attend our workshops, use our publications, read something in the newspaper, or hear it on the radio, UMaine Extension information is where you are.

Farm management is increasingly more complex. Our agriculture experts help keep Maine farms financially, environmentally, and socially sustainable by developing

  • new crops
  • forage crop management strategies
  • pasture and grazing systems
  • soil health practices
  • irrigation and crop storage technologies
  • integrated pest management training
  • nutrient and waste management solutions
  • value-added products
  • precision agriculture