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Farm Practices for Managing Water Webinar

Online

  This webinar will focus on soil health and engineering practices that can help farmers mitigate the negative effects of too much water. Participants will learn an overview of techniques, and important considerations for implementing these practices and will see how a Maine farm has employed some of these methods to fit the scale and […]

Strawberry Lemonade Concentrate Workshop

Lewiston High School 156 East Ave, Lewiston, United States

Brighten up your winter by making your own strawberry lemonade concentrate. Use frozen berries to capture the flavor of summer in a jar with this delightful beverage. This class will teach you the basics of boiling water bath canning and freezing fruit. You’ll love having this delicious drink on hand and be ready to make […]

$34

Jumping Worm and Browntail Moth Webinar

Online

State Horticulturist Gary Fish will outline how jumping worms have been confirmed in 13 of 16 Maine Counties, how they potentially impact our ecosystem, and provide guidance on how to slow their spread. Brittany Schappach, Maine State Forest Service Entomologist, will discuss the infamous browntail moth and their disruptive presence, from irritating caterpillars to defoliation […]

The Basics of Composting: From Scraps to Soil

UMaine Gardens at Tidewater Farm Farm Gate Road, Falmouth, ME, United States

Interested in turning your food scraps and waste into nourishment for your plants? Join us and learn the basics of composting! In this workshop we’ll discuss the advantages of different compost feedstocks, best practices to build and maintain a healthy compost pile, and horticultural uses of finished compost. Participants will also learn about different small-scale […]

$5.00

Signs of the Seasons: Merryspring Nature Center

Merryspring Nature Center 30 Conway Road, Camden, ME, United States

Maine Sea Grant will offer in-person volunteer training for the Signs of the Seasons program in Camden, Maine, co-hosted by Merryspring Nature Center. Participants will learn about the goals of […]

New Farmers Project Farm Visit Series: Tractor Safety

Kennebec Valley Community College (KVCC), Harold Alfond Campus 17 Stanley Road, Orono, ME, United States

Come join UMaine Extension and the Maine New Farmers Project at KVCC in Hinckley, Maine for a farm visit about Tractor Safety and Equipment Maintenance with UMaine Extension’s Jason Lilley. […]

Tax Implications for Farm Transitions Webinar

Online

Decisions regarding farm property transfer are critical in estate, retirement, and succession planning. Making the best decisions starts with understanding the different ways of transferring property ownership and the common […]

Signs of the Season: Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens 132 Botanical Gardens Drive, Boothbay, ME, United States

Maine Sea Grant will offer in-person volunteer training for the Signs of the Seasons program at the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, Maine, co-hosted by Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens. Participants will learn about the goals of the program, learn how to make scientific observations of phenology (the study of cyclic and seasonal changes of plants […]

Apple Tree Grafting Workshop

105 Cemetery Road Wilton, ME, United States

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer an apple tree grafting workshop from 10 a.m.-noon on Saturday, May 11 at 105 Cemetery Road in Wilton, Maine. The workshop is open […]

$5.00

ServSafe® Course and Exam

UMaine Extension Penobscot County Office 307 Maine Ave., Bangor, Maine, United States

University of Maine Cooperative Extension can help you achieve your ServSafe® Food Protection Manager Certification. This nationally-recognized certification is for anyone working in the food industry, including non-profit organizations. UMaine Extension offers an 8-hour ServSafe® training using the latest ServSafe® Manager Book, 7th Edition Revised, and exam proctoring.

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