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.

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UMaine Cooperative Extension: Responding to COVID-19


We have virtual office hours for Somerset County home garden questions and more!  Wednesday from 9 to 10 AM.  Click the link for Growing Maine Gardeners:







Effective Monday, May 18, 2020:

University of Maine Cooperative Extension buildings are CLOSED until June 30, 2020 in an effort to ensure the health and safety of the community, and to help stem the spread of the coronavirus.

However, please note that UMaine Extension is operating and staff are working remotely from their offices.

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