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December 2020

Fall Gardening Series: Reflections on the Season – Growing Fruit Trees in Maine

December 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Whether you are a hobby orchardist, commercial grower, or interested in starting your own orchard, we want to hear from you! Join us for this special panel discussion with Fruit Tree experts from across the state to reflect on this past growing season, share lessons and challenges from different parts of the state, and discuss plans for next year’s growing season. $5 suggested donation for this webinar Registration is required – Participants will receive the Zoom information after registering for this event. …

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Backyard Sugaring: Maple Syrup 101 Webinar

December 5 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am

Join experienced maple sugarmakers for demonstrations and discussion on all aspects of making maple syrup – the sweetest gift of nature – in your own back yard! Join Frank Ferrucci from Maple Moon Farm, Rich Morrill from Nash Valley Farm and UMaine Extension Sustainable Agriculture Professional Jason Lilley for this webinar to learn everything you need to know about making your own maple syrup, including identifying and tapping trees, collecting and boiling sap, as well as filtering, grading, and canning syrup. Instructors: Frank Ferrucci, Rich…

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Gifts from the Kitchen Webinar

December 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
holiday cake mix

Join University of Maine Cooperative Extension food and nutrition staff for a 1-hour demonstration on making holiday gifts from the kitchen. We’ll demonstrate how to make several food gifts, like baking mixes, soup mixes, and preserved products. Learn how to create gifts from scratch that everyone will enjoy! Registration is required – Participants will receive the Zoom information after registering for this event.  Register here!

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Got Livestock, Need Hay? Webinar

December 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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This webinar begins at 10:00 a.m. and will be repeated at 6:00 p.m. Many livestock and equine owners in Maine purchase all of their hay and forage needs for winter. While this year’s growing season started out well, forage growth was reduced due to low rainfall in most of the state, especially for second and third hay cuttings. “Got Livestock, Need Hay?” features UMaine Extension professor Rick Kersbergen sharing information for livestock owners on assessing how much feed is needed and if enough is…

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Got Livestock, Need Hay? Webinar

December 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on December 9, 2020 at 6:00 pm

This webinar begins at 10:00 a.m. and will be repeated at 6:00 p.m. Many livestock and equine owners in Maine purchase all of their hay and forage needs for winter. While this year’s growing season started out well, forage growth was reduced due to low rainfall in most of the state, especially for second and third hay cuttings. “Got Livestock, Need Hay?” features UMaine Extension professor Rick Kersbergen sharing information for livestock owners on assessing how much feed is needed and if enough is…

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Fall Gardening Series: Planning Your Vegetable Garden- Selecting the Right Seeds

December 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Program Description Selecting the right seeds is crucial to starting your garden off on the right foot. Join MOFGA’s Crops and Conservation Specialist Caleb Goossen for this webinar to learn about everything you need to know before you order seeds for next year’s garden including variety selection, disease-resistant, how much to order, and more! Instructor: Caleb Goossen, MOFGA’s Organic Crop and Conservation Specialist Co-sponsor: The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA, www.mofga.org), formed in 1971, is the oldest and largest state organic…

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4-H For All Club

December 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on January 20, 2021 at 6:00 pm

Come and discover your spark! Maine 4-H is a place to learn new skills, meet new friends, and uncover the possibilities available to you. This opportunity is open to all Maine youth ages 5-19 and their families. Purpose: To provide new and potential members and their families a place to learn about 4-H, and to connect youth across the state. How: Meetings will be held on November 18th, December 16th, and January 20th from 6pm-7pm via zoom. The club will…

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January 2021

4-H For All Club

January 20, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on December 16, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on January 20, 2021 at 6:00 pm

Come and discover your spark! Maine 4-H is a place to learn new skills, meet new friends, and uncover the possibilities available to you. This opportunity is open to all Maine youth ages 5-19 and their families. Purpose: To provide new and potential members and their families a place to learn about 4-H, and to connect youth across the state. How: Meetings will be held on November 18th, December 16th, and January 20th from 6pm-7pm via zoom. The club will…

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