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Soil and Agronomy Workshop

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Location: University of Maine Presque Isle Campus Center, 181 Main St., Presque Isle Cost: $20 Online Registration is closed. If you have questions, please contact Lakesh Sharma at 207.498.0316 or lakesh.sharma@maine.edu Who should attend: Farmers, industry representatives, students, and faculty. Pesticide credits are available; CCA credits […]

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UMaine Extension names new sustainable agriculture professor for Aroostook County

Sukhwinder Bali has been appointed University of Maine Cooperative Extension assistant professor and University of Maine at Presque Isle (UMPI) assistant professor of sustainable agriculture. Bali earned a master’s degree in soil science with a minor in botany from Punjab Agricultural University. She recently completed a second master’s degree in natural resource management from North […]

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Public invited to farm field day in Presque Isle

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will host a farm field day 3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, at UMaine’s Aroostook Research Farm in Presque Isle. Participants will meet at U.S. Agricultural Research Service, 59 Houlton Road, Presque Isle. Field day topics will include grain trials, potato breeding and the variety trial program, and crop rotation for […]

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University of Maine Aroostook Research Farm Field Day

Rescheduled to August 23, 2016 Presque Isle, Maine Due to predicted bad weather on August 22, this event has been rescheduled to August 23, 2016. Sorry for any inconvenience. Meet at 3:00 PM at the ARS-USDA building near Percy’s Auto (driving directions) Registration: 3:00 to 3:15 PM. This event is free. Introduction and welcome: Dr. […]

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July 7, 2016 — Malt Workshop and Field Day

University of Maine Rogers Farm, 914 Bennoch Road, Old Town Join experts and colleagues for an afternoon at the farm as we explore all aspects of LOCAL MALT for craft brewing.  Presentations, demonstrations, discussion, and a field tour will be followed by an After Party at Black Bear Microbrew in Orono — featuring a beer […]

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“Dining with Diabetes” being offered in Presque Isle

A program for people with diabetes and their families Thursdays, May 5, 12, 19 & 26, 2016 Registration is closed “Dining with Diabetes” is free and open to anyone with Type 2 diabetes and prediabetes, and their family members and caregivers. Participants will meet each Thursday for four weeks in May. You will learn how […]

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Potato Pest Management Conference

Wednesday, December 2, 2015 Presque Isle Inn and Convention Center 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM For further information contact the UMaine Cooperative Extension office in Presque Isle at 764.3361 or 1.800.287.1462 (in Maine).

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