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Cooperative Extension: New Farmers

Feathered Homestead: A Comprehensive Guide to Raising Backyard Chickens in Maine

Are you new to keeping chickens, or have you been keeping chickens and want to learn more? Join Dr. Colt W. Knight, University of Maine Cooperative Extension Livestock Specialist and Mrs. Ashley, University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, for a 2 hour "egg-citing" educational program on brooding chicks at home and raising laying hens in Maine. […]

$12

Feathered Homestead: A Comprehensive Guide to Raising Backyard Chickens in Maine

Are you new to keeping chickens, or have you been keeping chickens and want to learn more? Join Dr. Colt W. Knight, University of Maine Cooperative Extension Livestock Specialist and Mrs. Ashley, University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, for a 2 hour "egg-citing" educational program on brooding chicks at home and raising laying hens in Maine. […]

$12

Flowering in the North!

Flowering in the North! Join us as we relaunch the Flowering in the North Conference Program with a gathering for growers! Come snack, sip, and socialize with fellow farmers before the season gets too busy. The informal program will include a brainstorming discussion about the educational needs and desires of the northern cut flower industry, […]

Free

Feathered Homestead: A Comprehensive Guide to Raising Backyard Chickens in Maine

Are you new to keeping chickens, or have you been keeping chickens and want to learn more? Join Dr. Colt W. Knight, University of Maine Cooperative Extension Livestock Specialist and Mrs. Ashley, University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, for a 2 hour "egg-citing" educational program on brooding chicks at home and raising laying hens in Maine. […]

$12

QuickBooks for Farms – Intermediate

Online

SCORE Maine and University of Maine Cooperative Extension are pleased to offer this QuickBooks workshop series tailored to small farms and agriculture businesses. This free, single-session intermediate workshop will cover recording fixed assets & depreciation, recording new loans & payments, reconciling year-end loan balances with lenders and using journal entries in QuickBooks Online. QuickBooks will […]

Free

Feathered Homestead: A Comprehensive Guide to Raising Backyard Chickens in Maine

Are you new to keeping chickens, or have you been keeping chickens and want to learn more? Join Dr. Colt W. Knight, University of Maine Cooperative Extension Livestock Specialist and Mrs. Ashley, University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, for a 2 hour "egg-citing" educational program on brooding chicks at home and raising laying hens in Maine. […]

$12

Farm Practices for Managing Water Webinar

Online

This webinar will focus on soil health and engineering practices that can help farmers mitigate the negative effects of too much water. Participants will learn an overview of techniques, and important considerations for implementing these practices and will see how a Maine farm has employed some of these methods to fit the scale and goal […]

Basics of Composting: From Scraps to Soil

UMaine Gardens at Tidewater Farm 200 Presumpscot Point Rd, Falmouth, Maine

Interested in turning your food scraps and waste into nourishment for your plants? For more information and to register, visit the Tidewater Farm Events page.

$5 – $15

Planting an Herb Garden Workshop

UMaine Gardens at Tidewater Farm 200 Presumpscot Point Rd, Falmouth, Maine

Meet the gardeners at the Tidewater Farm Herb Garden, learn about popular herbs and how to grow them and develop a plan for your own garden space. Refreshments and recipes will be provided. For more information and to register, visit the Tidewater Farm Events page.

$5 – $15

Tractor Safety

Come join UMaine Extension and the Maine New Farmers Project on May 7, 2024, from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at KVCC in Hinckley, Maine for a farm visit about Tractor Safety […]

Free
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