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Aroostook County Extension Association Annual Meeting

Executive Board Members of the Aroostook County Extension Association invite you to their Annual Meeting Thursday, November 19, 2020 6:00 p.m. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, we will be unable to gather in person; however, we can meet virtually via a Zoom link. There will be a brief business meeting, highlights of programming for this past […]

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Introduction to Growing Your Own Vegetables

Free Gardening Class Instructor – Nancy Putnam, Master Gardener Monday, February 24, 2020 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Houlton Higher Education Center  Room 120 18 Military St. Attendees will receive hands on experience starting seedlings and learn about planning and growing their own vegetable garden. For more information or to register, please call 532-6548 or […]

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Aroostook County Extension Association Annual Meeting

The Executive Board Members of the Aroostook County Extension Association invite you to their Annual Meeting Thursday, November 7, 2019 Aroostook Shrine Club on Rt. 1 (390 Houlton Rd.)Presque Isle    Ryan Pelletier, County Administrator, Welcome address; Kate Yerxa, Statewide EFNEP Coordinator, Keynote.  Brief business meeting, presentation of awards, election of board members and officers […]

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OPEN HOUSE CELEBRATION

OPEN HOUSE CELEBRATION September 26, 2019 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. The University of Maine Cooperative Extension Aroostook County, Houlton office, has recently moved to the Houlton Higher Education Center at 18 Military Street.  We are excited about this new change, joining the community of UMPI, UMA, NMCC, and Houlton and Hodgdon Adult Education. We […]

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Raising Pastured Pork

Join us for a FREE educational (and delicious seminar) at the Presque Isle Extension office Wednesday, August 21st Noon to 2 pm.   The University of Maine Cooperative Extension is excited to announce a FREE series entitled Swine 101: Raising Pastured Pork. This seminar will be held at the Cooperative Extension office in Presque Isle […]

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EAB – Emerald Ash Borer Management

and other invasive forest threats Wednesday, March 27, 2019 6:00 pm Presque Isle Extension office 57 Houlton Road 2 Pesticide Re certification credits offered Randy LaGasse, District Forester and Thomas Schmeelk will be speaking on EAB and other invasive forest threats. This class is free and open to the public. To register call Emily at […]

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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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