News & Events

Winter AG School 2019

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm All classes in Madawaska held in High School Library, 135 Seventh Ave All classes in Presque Isle held at UMaine Cooperative Extension office 57 Houlton Rd TO REGISTER FOR THESE CLASSES: MADAWASKA CLASSES – call Sharon Paradis 834-8670 sharon.paradis@maine.edu PRESQUE ISLE CLASSES – call Emily Dow 532-6548 emily.dow@maine.edu Madawaska – […]

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Calling all Farmers

We need your knowledge and ideas to shape the future of agriculture in Maine! How can state government and other service and education providers better support YOU? Please help us develop an assessment of farmer needs and priorities to inform program development, state government, and service and education providers supporting farmers and Maine’s agricultural economy. […]

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2018 Soil and Agronomy Workshop

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Location: University of Maine Presque Isle Campus Center, 181 Main St., Presque Isle Cost: $20 if preregistered. At the door price will be $25 US and $30 Canadian. Online Registration Closed Preregistration preferred. Who should attend Farmers, industry representatives, students, and faculty. Pesticide credits are available; […]

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4th Annual Northern Maine Rural Living Day

Saturday, September 8, 2018 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM Houlton Civic Center & Fairgrounds Pre-registration fee is $10 per person and $15 day of event and is highly recommended to insure availability! Complete information or to register Fee for the entire day of classes will be $10 per person and $15 day of the event. […]

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FAMACHA training

FAMACHA training will be held at 10:00 am Tuesday, July 17th at Sam Miller’s farm located at 405 Houlton Road, Fort Fairfield. Diane Schivera from Maine Organic Farmer’s Gardeners Association will be our trainer. Price for the FAMACHA cards will be $15-$20 (Sorry not sure of the cost at this time) Training will take approximately […]

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UMaine Extension Aroostook Field Day 2018

August 8, 2018 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM Aroostook Research Farm 59 Houlton Road, Presque Isle, Maine This FREE event is open to all agriculture producers (potato growers, grain growers, dairy people, etc.)   Your registration will help us in arranging the food for all participants and attendees. Register online Organizers: Lakesh Sharma, Assistant Extension Professor, […]

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Backyard Chickens 101

Saturday, May 26, 2018 10:00 AM – 12 noon WTA Hansen Memorial LIbrary, Mars Hill Join Linda Trickey to learn what you need to know in order to maintain a happy and healthy flock of chickens in your own backyard. Different Breeds, Types of Housing, Health, and Nutrition Options will all be discussed.

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Preparing Your Garden for the Growing Season

Saturday, April 21, 2018 10:00 AM – 12:00 noon WTA Hansen Memorial Library, Mars Hill Join Linda Trickey to learn how to make the most of your garden for the upcoming growing season. What makes soil healthy and how to maintain the vital mycorrhizomes that interconnect with bacteria, nutrients, and rootlets to nourish your garden […]

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