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UMaine Extension Connecting with You

Responding to COVID-19

Providing Help for Home Gardeners

We have virtual office hours for Somerset County home garden questions and more! Wednesday from 9 to 10 AM or visit our Garden & Yard website.

Helping 4-H’ers Virtually!

Other resources always free and available: YouTube | Publications

University of Maine Cooperative Extension COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance

View the Most Recent Guidance for UMaine Extension