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January 2019

Respirator Fit Test at the Maine AG Trade Show

January 16 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until January 16, 2019

Augusta Civic Center, 76 Community Dr
Augusta, ME 04330 United States
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$15
workers wearing respirators

Join the UMaine Extension, The Maine Board of Pesticide Control, and the Maine Labor Group on Health to get your respirator training and fit test during the State of Maine Agricultural Trades Show. Time slots for fit tests are 30 mins long and will take place in the locker room starting at 2pm on Tuesday, the 15th and Wednesday, the 16th. (Only 4 people per time slot.) Prior to your appointment:  Call Lynne Hazelton at the UMaine Extension Cumberland County Office to register and sign up for a time slot for your test. Lynne Hazelton (207)781-6099 or lynne.b.hazelton@maine.edu. Lynne will then email you the online registration. Complete your medical evaluation and receive a written medical determination that you are physically able to use a respirator ASAP. This may require a follow-up medical examination if deemed necessary by the medical provider. Medical evaluations may be conducted with any licensed health care professional or through one of these online services. A few online options are listed here. 3M Respirator Medical Evaluation- OSHA Medical Evaluation for Respirator Use Dawson Compliance Online Respirator Medical Evaluation/ Clearance Test If seeing you primary health care professional, have them fill out this…

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Flowering in the North Flower Growers’ Conference

January 29 @ 8:00 am - January 31 @ 5:00 pm
$150
Attendees at the Flowering in the North Flower Growers Conference

A winter meeting to share knowledge about Zone 5 growing, marketing, and designing with farm fresh flowers. Pre-Conference: Focus on Design & Management for Weddings (FULL) Date: January 28, 2019 Location: Abromson Center of the University of Southern Maine, Portland, ME Cost: $400 per person (FULL) Main Conference: Date: January 29 & 30, 2019 Location: Abromson Center of the University of Southern Maine, Portland, ME Cost: $150 per person Registration: online Main Conference Session Topics: Organic Certification for Flowers On-Farm…

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February 2019

Beginner Beekeeping, 5-part Course, February 19 – March 19, 2019

February 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
UMaine Regional Learning Center, 75 Clearwater Drive, Suite 104
Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
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Beekeepers checking bee hives

This 5-session course is a great opportunity for new beekeepers, prior to their first year of bees, or they can be great refresher courses for beekeepers just now going into their first winter. Dates: Tuesdays, February 19 - March 19, 2019 Time: 6:00 - 8:00 PM Location: UMaine Regional Learning Center, 75 Clearwater Drive, Falmouth, ME Instructors: TBA Cost: TBD Registration: Online (opening soon) 

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Growing Microgreens 101

February 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
UMaine Regional Learning Center, 75 Clearwater Drive, Suite 104
Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
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$10.00
microgreens

Join us for a hands-on microgreen workshop! Microgreens are herb, flower, or vegetable greens grown densely in trays and harvested just after they’ve put on their first true leaves (about 1-3”). These tiny greens are packed with nutrients, color, and flavor, which is why they are popular among fine dining chefs as a garnish. They are easy to grow indoors and can take as little as 7 days or up to 28 days before they are ready to harvest. In…

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