Effective Wednesday, June 30, 2021:

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  • Per University of Maine guidelines, face coverings continue to be required at all times when indoors on University or non-University property, in University administered facilities or non-University administered facilities, regardless of vaccination status.
  • UMaine Extension is gradually returning to normal operations. Buildings and offices may have different protocols depending on staffing and, with that, we encourage you to call ahead.

To contact the University of Maine Cooperative Extension Somerset County Office:


UMaine Extension expects to be fully open and returned to normal by the end of August 2021.

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University of Maine Cooperative Extension in Somerset County gives local residents access to the resources and expertise of the University of Maine. Through educational programs, publications, and events, UMaine Extension delivers unbiased, research-based information to Somerset County citizens. We can answer your questions on a wide array of topics. To find out how we can help you, browse our site, or contact us.

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


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