Tag: UMaine Extension

Women’s Chainsaw Safety Fundamentals via Zoom!

April 25 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Register today! Saturday, April 25 AND Saturday, May 2 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. ET each day $25 suggested donation for the pair of sessions, if you are currently able. Link to participate will be shared after registration and closer to the event date. We continue to adapt to our […]

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Women’s Chainsaw Safety Fundamentals via Zoom!

April 25 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Register today! Saturday, April 25 AND Saturday, May 2 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. ET each day $25 suggested donation for the pair of sessions, if you are currently able. Link to participate will be shared after registration and closer to the event date. We continue to adapt to our […]

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Weekly Garden Chats via Zoom

9:00-10:00 am: Garden Chats (weekly topic varies) These 1-hour sessions will be held every Monday at 9:00 AM, Wednesday at 12:00 PM, and Thursday at 6:00 PM. All gardeners are invited to join members of the UMaine Extension Home Horticulture team as they offer short online lessons on featured topics followed by a facilitated discussion with fellow […]

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Weekly Garden Chats via Zoom

9:00-10:00 am: Garden Chats (weekly topic varies) These 1-hour sessions will be held every Monday at 9:00 AM, Wednesday at 12:00 PM, and Thursday at 6:00 PM. All gardeners are invited to join members of the UMaine Extension Home Horticulture team as they offer short online lessons on featured topics followed by a facilitated discussion with fellow […]

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Weekly Garden Chats via Zoom

9:00-10:00 am: Garden Chats (weekly topic varies) These 1-hour sessions will be held every Monday at 9:00 AM, Wednesday at 12:00 PM, and Thursday at 6:00 PM. All gardeners are invited to join members of the UMaine Extension Home Horticulture team as they offer short online lessons on featured topics followed by a facilitated discussion with fellow […]

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Q&A For the Novice Food Preserver

In this interview, Master Food Preserver Volunteer Kathy Shaw offers a Q&A for our readers about food preservation and in particular, the Master Food Preserver Volunteer Program (MFP) offered by the University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Kathy took the course in 2009. She has continued to be a part of the program ever since. She lives […]

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It’s Berry Season and We’ve Got the Publications!

Berry season is upon us and we have several publications from growing the berries, to preserving and cooking them. #2514 Growing Rhubarb in Maine #4268 Strawberries #4263 Vegetables and Fruits for Health: Wild Blueberries #4267 Vegetables and Fruits for Health: Raspberries and Blackberries #2067 Growing Strawberries #4260 Lets Preserve Series #4380 Canning & Freezing Quick-Guides & Entire Series #4275 Let’s Preserve: Dried […]

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Publications for Spring

Spring is here and that means the planting and growing season is getting under way in some parts of our state and people are pursuing outdoor activities. We have resources to educate you about pruning trees and shrubs, starting seeds at home, insect repellents, ticks, mosquitoes and Lyme disease. Fiddlehead season is almost here, and […]

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New Publications!

Bulletin #1081, Potato Farmers in Aroostook County, Maine, Should Test for Soil Sulfur and Correct As Needed Developed by Lakesh Sharma, University of Maine Cooperative Extension Assistant Professor of Sustainable Agriculture, and  Sukhwinder Bali, Assistant Professor of Sustainable Agriculture, University of Maine Cooperative Extension Bulletin # 1086, Minimize Nitrogen Losses and Increase Nitrogen Use Efficiency […]

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