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University of Maine Cooperative Extension in Franklin County gives local residents access to the resources and expertise of the University of Maine. Through educational programs, publications, and events, UMaine Extension delivers unbiased, research-based information to Franklin County citizens. We can answer your questions on a wide array of topics. To find out how we can help you, browse our site, or contact us.

Are you trying to figure out when and how to harvest pears? Here’s an excellent source of information from Oregon State Cooperative Extension:

Time to wrap your young fruit trees. Hard plastic wraps are best. $1.49 worth of prevention can save a $50 tree. Remove wraps in spring.
Picture of fruit tree. Wrapped for winter

New Publication on Growing Elderberries just released. This guide is for people with an interest in growing elderberry for profit, and is intended to help them determine if elderberry is the right commercial crop for them.

Elderberry Guide

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