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Piscataquis County 4-H Public Speaking

March 14 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at the Dover-Foxcroft Congregational Church Now is the time to start planning your Public Speaking topic. Practice your presentation in your clubs, then present at the county tournaments. If your score earns a blue ribbon or a high red, youth 4-H age 9 – 18 will be eligible to […]

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4-H Food, Fun, and Fitness

  Choose Health: Food, Fun, and Fitness 4-H SPIN Club Thursdays March 5 – April 9, 2020, from 3 – 4:30 p.m. Come be active and prepare some healthy food at the Guilford Memorial Library! Youth in grades 3, 4, and 5 will learn healthy eating and activity habits. Each week youth will play active games […]

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Sew Much Fun 4-H Quilting Class

February 18, 19, and 21, 2020 from 9 – 11 a.m. 165 E Main St., Dover-Foxcroft, ME 4-H leaders Barbara Lockwood and Sally Downing will teach youth ages 9-18 years old the basics of quilting. Participants will make a pillowcase and if time permits a small project such as phone case, coasters, or placemat. Pre-registration […]

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Help Welcome Our New 4-H Community Education Assistant

Sheila Norman, 4-H Youth Development Professional, is pleased to announce that Emily Mott has accepted the position of 4-H Community Education Assistant at the University of Maine Cooperative Extension in Piscataquis & Penobscot County, effective December 2, 2019. Emily will be working to support 4-H clubs, groups, and activities as a part of the UMaine Cooperative […]

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UMaine Extension Presents: Annual Meeting, October 22, 2019

. Tour Bissell Brothers Three Rivers Brewery and hear about food fermentation on October 22nd, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Three Rivers Brewery and Taproom, 157 Elm Street in Milo. Sponsored by the Piscataquis County Extension Association, University of Maine School of Food and Agriculture, and the University of Maine Cooperative Extension. […]

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Winter Care of Backyard Poultry, September 26,2019

We are offering this program twice on Thursday, September 26, 2019. The times to choose from are morning 10:00 a.m. -12:30 p.m. or evening 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. In this free program prospective and beginning, small-scale meat and egg producers will gain a general understanding of what it takes to have poultry. This program […]

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Preserving the Harvest

Tuesday, August 6, 2019, from 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm we will have our Preserving the Harvest class. Ever wonder how to preserve all those great garden vegetables? University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s hands-on food preservation workshops will teach you the basics of canning with a hot water bath canner.  You will be canning carrots […]

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Low Stress Cattle Handling Workshop and Pasture Walk, 7/20/2019

Saturday, July 20th Noon to 3 pm Shaw Road Farm Shaw Road 283 Shaw Road Dover-Foxcroft Free lunch included. Attendees will hear a presentation on reducing stress in cattle by Colt Knight, UMaine Extension Livestock Specialist with a live demonstration of Shaw Road Farm’s practices of separating three beef animals from a herd of approximately […]

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