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Cooperative Extension in Cumberland County

Innovative Cover Crop Approaches

Goranson Farm 250 River Road, Dresden, ME, United States

Join farm managers at Goranson Farm and UMaine Extension for a farm tour focused on innovative cover cropping strategies and tools. We'll discuss the decision making factors the farm considers when deciding what cover crop species and mixes to plant. The tour will include visiting fields with interseeded cover crops, warm season mixes, and multi-season […]

Maple Quality Control Program

UMaine Regional Learning Center 75 Clearwater Drive, Suite 104, Falmouth, ME, United States

This program is hosted by Maine Maple Producers Association with instructors from UMaine Extension and UVM Extension. This 1-day hands-on program will cover the four aspects of grading maple syrup. Gain experience using a variety of tools for grading color and density, and learn how to avoid common errors with these tools. Participants will receive […]

Event Series Beginner Beekeeping Course

Beginner Beekeeping Course

UMaine Regional Learning Center 75 Clearwater Drive, Suite 104, Falmouth, ME, United States

The Cumberland County Beginner Beekeeping Course will teach beginning beekeepers the basics of honey bee biology and beekeeping. The course is designed for those considering buying their first hives, those in their first year, and even those with a couple of years of experience who want to enhance their skills and knowledge. Learn evidence based […]

Event Series Advanced Apiary Management

Canceled Advanced Apiary Management

UMaine Regional Learning Center 75 Clearwater Drive, Suite 104, Falmouth, ME, United States

The Advanced Apiary Management Course is designed for beekeepers with 5 to 8 hives and a minimum of 3 years of experience. This 5-part course will cover topics including overwintering hives, disease and pest identification and management, mite management including monitoring and treatment options, swarm management, and queen rearing. The program will be offered over […]

Event Series Beginner Beekeeping Course

Beginner Beekeeping Course

UMaine Regional Learning Center 75 Clearwater Drive, Suite 104, Falmouth, ME, United States

The Cumberland County Beginner Beekeeping Course will teach beginning beekeepers the basics of honey bee biology and beekeeping. The course is designed for those considering buying their first hives, those in their first year, and even those with a couple of years of experience who want to enhance their skills and knowledge. Learn evidence based […]

Event Series Advanced Apiary Management

Canceled Advanced Apiary Management

UMaine Regional Learning Center 75 Clearwater Drive, Suite 104, Falmouth, ME, United States

The Advanced Apiary Management Course is designed for beekeepers with 5 to 8 hives and a minimum of 3 years of experience. This 5-part course will cover topics including overwintering hives, disease and pest identification and management, mite management including monitoring and treatment options, swarm management, and queen rearing. The program will be offered over […]

Event Series Beginner Beekeeping Course

Beginner Beekeeping Course

UMaine Regional Learning Center 75 Clearwater Drive, Suite 104, Falmouth, ME, United States

The Cumberland County Beginner Beekeeping Course will teach beginning beekeepers the basics of honey bee biology and beekeeping. The course is designed for those considering buying their first hives, those in their first year, and even those with a couple of years of experience who want to enhance their skills and knowledge. Learn evidence based […]

Event Series Advanced Apiary Management

Canceled Advanced Apiary Management

UMaine Regional Learning Center 75 Clearwater Drive, Suite 104, Falmouth, ME, United States

The Advanced Apiary Management Course is designed for beekeepers with 5 to 8 hives and a minimum of 3 years of experience. This 5-part course will cover topics including overwintering hives, disease and pest identification and management, mite management including monitoring and treatment options, swarm management, and queen rearing. The program will be offered over […]

Event Series Beginner Beekeeping Course

Beginner Beekeeping Course

UMaine Regional Learning Center 75 Clearwater Drive, Suite 104, Falmouth, ME, United States

The Cumberland County Beginner Beekeeping Course will teach beginning beekeepers the basics of honey bee biology and beekeeping. The course is designed for those considering buying their first hives, those in their first year, and even those with a couple of years of experience who want to enhance their skills and knowledge. Learn evidence based […]

Event Series Advanced Apiary Management

Canceled Advanced Apiary Management

UMaine Regional Learning Center 75 Clearwater Drive, Suite 104, Falmouth, ME, United States

The Advanced Apiary Management Course is designed for beekeepers with 5 to 8 hives and a minimum of 3 years of experience. This 5-part course will cover topics including overwintering […]

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