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Once Again, We’re Bringing You One Tomato

The Piscataquis County UMaine Extension is excited about folks growing One Tomato! This will be our sixth year distributing tomato seedling and tips for growing them at various events and locations around Piscataquis County. According to Donna Coffin, UMaine Cooperative Extension, “If you’ve got a sunny spot and a bag of potting soil, you can […]

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Exploring the World Around You

We are excited to announce a new program we are adding to the Piscataquis 4-H Passport Project. Six Saturdays from June 29th – August 10, Lynn Lubas will guide passport participants in “Exploring the World Around You.” Youth will learn about different parts of the ecosystem each week at various sites in Dover-Foxcroft including the […]

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4-H Piscataquis Passport Project

Youth ages 5-18 are invited to enroll in the 4-H Piscataquis Passport Project. This program is intended to encourage youth and their families to access healthy food and fun activities this summer in the Dover-Foxcroft area. Youth who sign up by June 3, 2019, will receive a passport that they can have stamped at SeDoMoCha […]

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Got Hayfields and Pastures? March 25, 2019 6-9 p.m.

Got hayfields and pastures? So, you have hayfields and pastures that are in need of some attention? Are you feeding your animals good quality forages? Do you want to learn what makes a good hay crop? This 3-hour workshop is for you! Join Rick Kersbergen and Gary Anderson, from the University of Maine Cooperative Extension […]

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Job Posting: 4-H Youth Development Professional – Penobscot and Piscataquis Counties

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension invites applications for a full-time, fiscal-year 4-H Youth Development Professional to begin work June 1, 2019, and work out of the UMaine Extension Penobscot County Office in Bangor, Maine. This position will provide educational leadership for 4-H Youth Development in Penobscot and Piscataquis Counties.  4-H is a non-formal, experiential education […]

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Pork 101: Beginners Guide to Keeping Pigs, March 22, 2019

Dr. Colt Knight will present Pork 101: Beginners Guide to Keeping Pigs. This program is for folks who are planning to get a couple pigs this spring to raise through the summer and harvest in the fall as well as folks who are planning to get a sow to raise their own piglets. The program […]

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Home & Small-Scale Greenhouse Program on March 21, 2019

Today more and more homeowners and beginning small-scale farmers are growing bedding plants, vegetable transplants, and house plants in greenhouses. The structures are usually small in size but can be as large as a small commercial grower’s greenhouse. March 21, 2019, from 10 a.m. to noon Piscataquis County Extension Office 165 East Main St., Dover-Foxcroft, ME […]

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Sew Much Fun-Quilting 4-H Club on February 19, 20 and 21, 2019

Come join the fun on February 19, 20, and 21, 2019 from 1 – 3 p.m. each day. This will be at the Piscataquis County Extension office, 165 East Main St. Dover-Foxcroft. 4-H leaders Barbara Lockwood and Sally Downing will be teaching youth 9-18 years old, the basics of quilting. Participants will make a small […]

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