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Job Posting in Piscataquis and Penobscot Extension Offices

Community Education Assistant CL2 – Penobscot and Piscataquis Counties The University of Maine Cooperative Extension Penobscot and Piscataquis County Offices invite applications for a full-time Community Education Assistant CL2 in 4-H. The employee will work 40 hours per week to support 4-H clubs, groups, and activities in Penobscot and Piscataquis Counties.  Duties include recruiting new […]

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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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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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