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November 2020

4-H Legos Club (online)

November 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday, repeating until November 30, 2020

Free

This event is open to youth ages 8–15. Come have fun with the virtual lego club and build something new and different each week. Space is limited to 12 youth. Everyone who is planning to attend must be registered. Registration closes Nov. 8. This event takes place on four consecutive Mondays, starting Nov. 9 and ending Nov. 30. Sponsored by University of Maine Cooperative Extension.

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December 2020

Oxford County Extension Association Annual Meeting (online)

December 1 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Free

The Oxford County Extension Association will hold its annual meeting and election of officers virtually, Dec. 1, 4:30 p.m.– 5:30 p.m. The meeting is free and open to the public. OCEA is actively recruiting new members. In partnership with University of Maine Cooperative Extension staff, members of the county Extension Association provide input on educational programming needs and oversee county budget appropriations that support programs for county residents. Registration required. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact 207.743.6329; extension.oxford@maine.edu.

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Decorating with Maine Evergreens (online)

December 2 @ 4:00 am - 5:00 pm
Free

Join Cooperative Extension by Zoom on Dec. 2 at 4 p.m. for tips on using evergreens for winter decorating. Alyssa Andrews, natural resource steward with Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust, will be sharing some tricks for identifying evergreens in the Maine woods, which species work well, and how to harvest with minimal damage to the forest. This fun workshop is designed for youth of all ages and will demonstrate very basic skills needed to assemble a swag. Younger youth will need…

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Fall Gardening Series: Reflections on the Season — Growing Fruit Trees in Maine (webinar)

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. Suggested donation: $5 Click here to register. Sponsored by University of Maine Cooperative Extension.

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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. Register here. Sponsored by University of Maine Cooperative Extension.

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Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training (online)

December 11 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
$20

The course will provide a foundation of farm food safety best practices and co-management information, FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirements, and details on how to develop a farm food safety plan. Includes training manual, Produce Safety Alliance (PSA)/Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO) course completion certificate. Click here to register. Sponsored by University of Maine Cooperative Extension.

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Fall Gardening Series: Planning Your Vegetable Garden — Selecting the Right Seeds (webinar)

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

Are you starting to receive next year’s seed catalogs and wondering where to begin? 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. Suggested donation: $5 Click here to register. Sponsored by University of Maine Cooperative Extension.

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January 2021

Marketing Red Meat in Maine (webinar)

January 20, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free

Livestock producers in Maine have found many ways to sell their animals for farm income including the live animal market channels, such as auctions, as well as wholesale and retail market channels, such as carcass sales or cuts of meat direct to restaurants or consumers. As livestock farmers get more and more animals, their attention to marketing becomes more diversified and they look to places that give a higher return. Many look to meat sales direct to consumers to try…

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Marketing Poultry in Maine (webinar)

January 21, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free

Livestock producers in Maine have found many ways to sell their animals for farm income including the live animal market channels, such as auctions, as well as wholesale and retail market channels, such as carcass sales or cuts of meat direct to restaurants or consumers. As livestock farmers get more and more animals, their attention to marketing becomes more diversified and they look to places that give a higher return. Many look to meat sales direct to consumers to try…

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