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March 2018

5-Week Beginner Bee School (Machias)

March 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 11, 2018

University of Maine at Machias, 116 Obrien Avenue
Machias, ME 04654 United States
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$50

This 6-week Intermediate Beekeeping course is intended for the beekeeper with at least a season or two of keeping bees. This course covers fewer topics more deeply than the Beginner’s class and concentrates on keeping bees successfully in this area. There will be a private Facebook group for the class to expand on discussions started in class, and for the instructor to post additional articles and video links, etc. To register online, visit extension.umaine.edu/washington/programs/6-week-intermediate-beekeeping-course/.

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Meat and Poultry Two-Day Course

March 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until March 16, 2018

Hitchner Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
$250

In this two-day course* you will learn the fundamentals of Meat and Poultry Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP). The course provides participants with hand-on experience in developing a HACCP Plan. We welcome not only Meat and Poultry processors but also any other food processors seeking HACCP certification and knowledge. *This course is a International HACCP Alliance Accredited course. Click here for more information or to register for the course.

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5-Week Beginner Bee School (Calais)

March 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 22, 2018

Anderson Learning Center, 21 Bradeen Street
Springvale, ME 04083 United States
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$95

This 5-week beginner beekeeping course will introduce you to the honey bee colony, hive management and honey production, and is taught by a Master Beekeeper with over 10 years’ experience teaching beginner and advanced courses in southern Maine. To register online, visit extension.umaine.edu/york/programs/beginner-bee-school/.

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5-Week Beginner Bee School (Springvale)

March 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 22, 2018

Anderson Learning Center, 21 Bradeen Street
Springvale, ME 04083 United States
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$95

This 5-week beginner beekeeping course will introduce you to the honey bee colony, hive management and honey production, and is taught by a Master Beekeeper with over 10 years’ experience teaching beginner and advanced courses in southern Maine. This course takes place over five consecutive Thursdays, starting Feb. 22 and ending March 22.  

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Meat and Poultry Two-Day Course

March 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until March 16, 2018

Hitchner Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
$250

In this two-day course* you will learn the fundamentals of Meat and Poultry Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP). The course provides participants with hand-on experience in developing a HACCP Plan. We welcome not only Meat and Poultry processors but also any other food processors seeking HACCP certification and knowledge. *This course is a International HACCP Alliance Accredited course. Click here for more information or to register for the course.

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Maine Grass Farmers Network Conference (Hinkley)

March 16 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Kennebec Valley Community College, Alfond Campus, Farm Gate Road/US Route 201
Hinkley, ME 04105 United States
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$25 - $100

This very popular conference has been a great sharing resource for livestock producers who manage their livestock using pasture and quality forages to produce high quality milk and meat products. Pre-registration is required.

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2018 AgrAbility National Training Workshop (Portland)

March 19 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on March 20, 2018 at 7:00am

One event on March 22, 2018 at 7:30am

The Westin Portland Harborview, 157 High Street
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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Join Cooperative Extension in Portland, Maine on March 19–22 for the AgrAbility National Training Workshop, the premier training event addressing issues of disability in agriculture. Professionals and consumers from all over the country will participate in four days of plenary sessions, breakouts, tours, networking and special events. Click here for a full schedule of events.

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2018 AgrAbility National Training Workshop (Portland)

March 20 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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One event on March 20, 2018 at 7:00am

One event on March 22, 2018 at 7:30am

The Westin Portland Harborview, 157 High Street
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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Join Cooperative Extension in Portland, Maine on March 19–22 for the AgrAbility National Training Workshop, the premier training event addressing issues of disability in agriculture. Professionals and consumers from all over the country will participate in four days of plenary sessions, breakouts, tours, networking and special events. Click here for a full schedule of events.

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5-Week Beginner Bee School (Machias)

March 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 11, 2018

University of Maine at Machias, 116 Obrien Avenue
Machias, ME 04654 United States
+ Google Map
$50

This 6-week Intermediate Beekeeping course is intended for the beekeeper with at least a season or two of keeping bees. This course covers fewer topics more deeply than the Beginner’s class and concentrates on keeping bees successfully in this area. There will be a private Facebook group for the class to expand on discussions started in class, and for the instructor to post additional articles and video links, etc. To register online, visit extension.umaine.edu/washington/programs/6-week-intermediate-beekeeping-course/.

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2018 AgrAbility National Training Workshop (Portland)

March 22 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 20, 2018 at 7:00am

One event on March 22, 2018 at 7:30am

The Westin Portland Harborview, 157 High Street
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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Join Cooperative Extension in Portland, Maine on March 19–22 for the AgrAbility National Training Workshop, the premier training event addressing issues of disability in agriculture. Professionals and consumers from all over the country will participate in four days of plenary sessions, breakouts, tours, networking and special events. Click here for a full schedule of events.

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5-Week Beginner Bee School (Calais)

March 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 22, 2018

Anderson Learning Center, 21 Bradeen Street
Springvale, ME 04083 United States
+ Google Map
$95

This 5-week beginner beekeeping course will introduce you to the honey bee colony, hive management and honey production, and is taught by a Master Beekeeper with over 10 years’ experience teaching beginner and advanced courses in southern Maine. To register online, visit extension.umaine.edu/york/programs/beginner-bee-school/.

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5-Week Beginner Bee School (Springvale)

March 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 22, 2018

Anderson Learning Center, 21 Bradeen Street
Springvale, ME 04083 United States
+ Google Map
$95

This 5-week beginner beekeeping course will introduce you to the honey bee colony, hive management and honey production, and is taught by a Master Beekeeper with over 10 years’ experience teaching beginner and advanced courses in southern Maine. This course takes place over five consecutive Thursdays, starting Feb. 22 and ending March 22.  

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Master Gardener Volunteers Training (Androscoggin and Sagadahoc Counties)

March 27 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 15, 2018

Whiting Farm, 876 Summer Street
Auburn, ME 04210 United States
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$220

The program provides participants with at least 40 hours of in-depth training in the art and science of horticulture. Trainees receive current, research-based information from UMaine Extension educators and industry experts. In return, trained Master Gardeners volunteer their time and expertise for related activities in their communities. Whiting Farm is a "working four-season farm dedicated to community enrichment, education and the support of people with disabilities." Gleaning at Whiting Farm during the harvest season is scheduled as one of the…

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4-H Reflection Tool Listening and Feedback Sessions for Volunteers

March 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on November 8, 2017 at 6:00pm

One event on January 23, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on March 28, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on September 11, 2018 at 6:00pm

Free

Maine 4-H is excited to roll out new 4-H project records, reflection tools and opportunities for digital badges. A team has been working to design the new records aligned with research and connections to Maine’s commitment to proficiency based education in mind. These won't be perfect, and the team invites participants to try them out and be part of the process. Participate in live feedback sessions on Oct. 17, 2017; Nov. 8, 2017; Jan. 23, 2018, March 28, 2018 and Sept. 11, 2018, 6–8 p.m. These will…

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5-Week Beginner Bee School (Machias)

March 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 11, 2018

University of Maine at Machias, 116 Obrien Avenue
Machias, ME 04654 United States
+ Google Map
$50

This 6-week Intermediate Beekeeping course is intended for the beekeeper with at least a season or two of keeping bees. This course covers fewer topics more deeply than the Beginner’s class and concentrates on keeping bees successfully in this area. There will be a private Facebook group for the class to expand on discussions started in class, and for the instructor to post additional articles and video links, etc. To register online, visit extension.umaine.edu/washington/programs/6-week-intermediate-beekeeping-course/.

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April 2018

Master Gardener Volunteers Training (Androscoggin and Sagadahoc Counties)

April 3 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 15, 2018

Whiting Farm, 876 Summer Street
Auburn, ME 04210 United States
+ Google Map
$220

The program provides participants with at least 40 hours of in-depth training in the art and science of horticulture. Trainees receive current, research-based information from UMaine Extension educators and industry experts. In return, trained Master Gardeners volunteer their time and expertise for related activities in their communities. Whiting Farm is a "working four-season farm dedicated to community enrichment, education and the support of people with disabilities." Gleaning at Whiting Farm during the harvest season is scheduled as one of the…

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5-Week Beginner Bee School (Machias)

April 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 11, 2018

University of Maine at Machias, 116 Obrien Avenue
Machias, ME 04654 United States
+ Google Map
$50

This 6-week Intermediate Beekeeping course is intended for the beekeeper with at least a season or two of keeping bees. This course covers fewer topics more deeply than the Beginner’s class and concentrates on keeping bees successfully in this area. There will be a private Facebook group for the class to expand on discussions started in class, and for the instructor to post additional articles and video links, etc. To register online, visit extension.umaine.edu/washington/programs/6-week-intermediate-beekeeping-course/.

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Master Gardener Volunteers Training (Androscoggin and Sagadahoc Counties)

April 10 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 15, 2018

Whiting Farm, 876 Summer Street
Auburn, ME 04210 United States
+ Google Map
$220

The program provides participants with at least 40 hours of in-depth training in the art and science of horticulture. Trainees receive current, research-based information from UMaine Extension educators and industry experts. In return, trained Master Gardeners volunteer their time and expertise for related activities in their communities. Whiting Farm is a "working four-season farm dedicated to community enrichment, education and the support of people with disabilities." Gleaning at Whiting Farm during the harvest season is scheduled as one of the…

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5-Week Beginner Bee School (Machias)

April 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 11, 2018

University of Maine at Machias, 116 Obrien Avenue
Machias, ME 04654 United States
+ Google Map
$50

This 6-week Intermediate Beekeeping course is intended for the beekeeper with at least a season or two of keeping bees. This course covers fewer topics more deeply than the Beginner’s class and concentrates on keeping bees successfully in this area. There will be a private Facebook group for the class to expand on discussions started in class, and for the instructor to post additional articles and video links, etc. To register online, visit extension.umaine.edu/washington/programs/6-week-intermediate-beekeeping-course/.

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Master Gardener Volunteers Training (Androscoggin and Sagadahoc Counties)

April 17 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 15, 2018

Whiting Farm, 876 Summer Street
Auburn, ME 04210 United States
+ Google Map
$220

The program provides participants with at least 40 hours of in-depth training in the art and science of horticulture. Trainees receive current, research-based information from UMaine Extension educators and industry experts. In return, trained Master Gardeners volunteer their time and expertise for related activities in their communities. Whiting Farm is a "working four-season farm dedicated to community enrichment, education and the support of people with disabilities." Gleaning at Whiting Farm during the harvest season is scheduled as one of the…

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