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August 2020

Livestock Nutrition Webinar Series — Swine

August 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension and Windham Butcher Shop are pleased to announce a series of livestock nutrition talks that cover basic nutrition and feeding needs of small ruminants, beef cattle, pigs and poultry. Join Dr. Colt W. Knight as he discusses the nutritional demands for livestock, differences among feeds, and why a properly balanced ration is crucial to profitability, reproduction and animal health. The final lecture in this series will discuss what you should expect from processors and…

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Preserving the Maine Harvest: August 2020 Series — Canning Salsa and Tomatoes (online)

August 25 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Join the University of Maine Cooperative Extension food preservation staff for a lively discussion and demonstration on how to preserve Maine foods throughout our growing season. $5 suggested donation per class. Registration is required — Participants will receive the Zoom information after registering for this event. Sponsored by University of Maine Cooperative Extension.

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Livestock Nutrition Webinar Series — Poultry

August 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension and Windham Butcher Shop are pleased to announce a series of livestock nutrition talks that cover basic nutrition and feeding needs of small ruminants, beef cattle, pigs and poultry. Join Dr. Colt W. Knight as he discusses the nutritional demands for livestock, differences among feeds, and why a properly balanced ration is crucial to profitability, reproduction and animal health. The final lecture in this series will discuss what you should expect from processors and…

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Fourth Friday Plant Clinic (via Zoom)

August 28 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Piscataquis County Office, 165 Main St
Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426 United States
Free

Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event is now being conducted via Zoom. Visit the website for the Zoom link. Piscataquis County horticulture staff are going on the road. We will be answering your gardening questions throughout Piscataquis County. Stop by and say hello, and let us know how we can help. Bring a diseased plant or tree branch for diagnosis, a bug for identification, and share your gardening questions and successes. This year our Fourth Friday Plant Clinics are a…

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Summer Gardening Series: Pain-Free Gardening (webinar)

August 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

In this webinar, we’ll introduce ergonomic tools and techniques to keep your flowers blooming and your vegetables ripening while keeping aches and pains at bay. Gardening is great exercise, but the physical demands of gardening get harder on the body as time goes by. You can reduce the potential of joint, muscle, or back injuries by making small changes in your gardening routines. In this workshop, we’ll introduce ergonomic tools and techniques to keep your flowers blooming and your vegetables…

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September 2020

Preserving the Maine Harvest: September 2020 Series — Canning Relish

September 1 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Join the University of Maine Cooperative Extension food preservation staff for a lively discussion and demonstration on how to preserve Maine foods throughout our growing season. Experts will: Demonstrate how to can relish Explain the importance of following a tested recipe  Discuss steps to success   Answer your questions Sponsored by University of Maine Cooperative Extension.

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Livestock Nutrition Webinar Series — Processing Expectations

September 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension and Windham Butcher Shop are pleased to announce a series of livestock nutrition talks that cover basic nutrition and feeding needs of Small Ruminants, Beef Cattle, Pigs, and Poultry. Join Dr. Colt W. Knight as he discusses the nutritional demands for livestock, differences among feeds, and why a properly balanced ration is crucial to profitability, reproduction, and animal health. The final lecture in this series will discuss what you should expect from processors and…

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Preserving the Maine Harvest: September 2020 Series — Preserving Apples

September 8 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Join the University of Maine Cooperative Extension food preservation staff for a lively discussion and demonstration on how to preserve Maine foods throughout our growing season. Experts will: Discuss methods for preserving apples    Demonstrate how to make applesauce Explain storage techniques Answer your questions Sponsored by University of Maine Cooperative Extension.

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Summer Gardening Series: Growing Garlic (webinar)

September 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

In this webinar, all aspects of garlic culture including planting stock, site selection, timing of harvest and proper drying will be discussed. Garlic is an easy-to-grow fall-planted crop that is great for you and makes almost everything taste better. Learn all aspects of garlic culture including planting stock, site selection, timing of harvest and proper drying with our garlic expert, Dave Fuller, who has 25 years of experience growing garlic and has conducted research on hardneck garlic for the last…

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Preserving the Maine Harvest: September 2020 Series — Pressure Canning Soups/Stocks

September 15 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Join the University of Maine Cooperative Extension food preservation staff for a lively discussion and demonstration on how to preserve Maine foods throughout our growing season. Experts will: Demonstrate how to can soups and stocks in a pressure canner Discuss canning stock “dos and don’ts” Answer your questions Sponsored by University of Maine Cooperative Extension.

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