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September 2020

September’s Fourth Friday Plant Clinic

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Greenville Town Office, 7 Minden St
Greenville, ME 04441
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Free

September’s Fourth Friday Plant Clinic will be held at the Greenville Town Office on September 25th from 10 am to 2 pm. Donna Coffin will have information on Common Pests. Bring in any gardening questions you may have. Stop by and say hello! Share your gardening questions and successes and let us know how we can help. Plant Clinics are a great opportunity for you to bring a diseased plant or tree branch for diagnosis … or a bug for…

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Preserving the Maine Harvest: Dehydrating Fruits and Vegetables

September 29 @ 2:00 pm
Free

Join the University of Maine Cooperative Extension food preservation staff for a lively discussion and demonstration on how to preserve Maine foods throughout our growing season. Demonstrate how to dehydrate fruits and vegetables Discuss uses for dehydrated foods Answer your questions Pre-registration is required, register here $5 suggested donation per class.

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Photographing Beef Cattle

September 30 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

UMaine Extension and the MBPA are sponsoring a program on Photographing Beef Cattle. Kelly Hamilton, who has been taking the 4-H Livestock sale photos at the Bangor State Fair will be the speaker to share with you how to find a good location, position your animals, and find the best light to make the best chance of getting a good picture. This event is free and will be by Zoom. This event is open to anyone interested in learning how…

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October 2020

Preserving the Maine Harvest: Winter Storage

October 6 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Free

Join the University of Maine Cooperative Extension food preservation staff for a lively discussion and demonstration on how to preserve Maine foods throughout our growing season. Demonstrate how to extend produce through simple techniques Explain how to use your home climate for successful storage Discuss winter storage “dos and don’ts” Answer your questions Pre-registration is required. Register HERE $5 suggested donation per class.

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Nip Livestock Disease in the Bud: Create Your Own Contact Tracing Program (Swine)

October 7 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Co-sponsored by the University of Maine Cooperative Extension and the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry – Animal Health Division (DACF) to help livestock producers lay a strong foundation for disease control ahead of any infection that may be introduced or imported to your herd or flock of swine, sheep, goats, or beef. Veterinarians and livestock staff from the UMaine Extension and DACF will go over the basic elements of livestock biosecurity, introduce suggested record-keeping and official animal identification…

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Preserving the Maine Harvest: Storing Maine Grains and Repackaging Bulk Items

October 13 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Free

Join the University of Maine Cooperative Extension food preservation staff for a lively discussion and demonstration on how to preserve Maine foods throughout our growing season. Discuss Maine-grown grains Demonstrate how to extend the shelf life of dry goods Explain how to repackage bulk goods safely Answer your questions Registration is required. Register HERE  $5 suggested donation per class.

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Nip Livestock Disease in the Bud: Create Your Own Contact Tracing Program (Sheep)

October 14 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Co-sponsored by the University of Maine Cooperative Extension and the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry – Animal Health Division (DACF) to help livestock producers lay a strong foundation for disease control ahead of any infection that may be introduced or imported to your herd or flock of swine, sheep, goats, or beef. Veterinarians and livestock staff from the UMaine Extension and DACF will go over the basic elements of livestock biosecurity, introduce suggested record-keeping and official animal identification…

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Preserving the Maine Harvest: Pressure Canning Meats

October 20 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Free

Join the University of Maine Cooperative Extension food preservation staff for a lively discussion and demonstration on how to preserve Maine foods throughout our growing season. Demonstrate how to can meat in a pressure canner Discuss canning meat “dos and don’ts” Answer your questions Registration is required. Register HERE $5 suggested donation per class.

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Nip Livestock Disease in the Bud: Create Your Own Contact Tracing Program (Goats)

October 21 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Co-sponsored by the University of Maine Cooperative Extension and the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry – Animal Health Division (DACF) to help livestock producers lay a strong foundation for disease control ahead of any infection that may be introduced or imported to your herd or flock of swine, sheep, goats, or beef. Veterinarians and livestock staff from the UMaine Extension and DACF will go over the basic elements of livestock biosecurity, introduce suggested record-keeping and official animal identification…

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October’s Fourth Friday Plant Clinic

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
KC’s Country Store, ME-150
Parkman, ME 04443
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October’s Fourth Friday Plant Clinic will be held at KC's Country Store on October 23rd from 10 am to 2 pm. Trisha Smith will have information on harvest and seed saving. Bring in any gardening questions you may have. Stop by and say hello! Share your gardening questions and successes and let us know how we can help. Plant Clinics are a great opportunity for you to bring a diseased plant or tree branch for diagnosis … or a bug…

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