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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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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 21, 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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