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 website, or contact us.

Find out more about the Franklin County Extension Association.

Ask Gardening Questions

UMaine Extension in Franklin County gives local residents access to the resources and expertise of the University of Maine. Through educational programs, publications, and events, we deliver unbiased, research-based information to Franklin County citizens. We can answer your questions on a wide array of topics.

onion variety trial garden
4-H in Franklin County

4-H clubs and independent memberships are available in Franklin County. Contact us for more information.

4-H leader and 4-Hers working on a project
Preserving the Harvest

Hands-on Food Preservation classes!

high tunnel
AgrAbility

Addressing health, safety, and the prevention of injuries across the state of Maine — on the farm, on the water, and in the forest.

AgrAbility table-top display
Join the Franklin County Extension Homemakers

Learn with others, make new friends, and contribute to your community, county, and state!

Extension Homemakers 2012
Small Business Resources

These are online resources that would be useful to the more than 2,500 small businesses in your county.

The bulk of the businesses are self-employed folks with no employees. There are about 800 businesses with employees in the Franklin county, and more than half of these employ four or fewer workers.

 

University of Maine Small Business Resources
Plant or insect problem?

Our experts can help. Contact us!

flowers planted in an old boot