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September 2021

4-H Aquaponics Project (online)

September 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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The 4-H At-Home Aquaponics Project is an experiential learning program where youth will design, construct and maintain their own at-home aquaponics system. Prior experience with aquaponics is not required to participate, and start-up funding will be provided for all project participants thanks to the generosity of the Maine 4-H Foundation. The program leaders will mentor youth through the stages of designing and building an aquaponics system through maintenance and harvest. Youth complete their project independently at home (with adult supervision),…

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Corn Silage Meeting — Pesticide Recertification Credit (Clinton)

September 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Misty Meadows Farm, 308 Hill Road
Clinton, ME 04927 United States
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The University of Maine Cooperative Extension will host an outdoor meeting for corn silage growers to look at and learn about corn silage varieties that were planted at the Maine Farm Days site in Clinton. This is an opportunity to see new varieties as you plan next year’s seed order. Corn seed dealers will be on hand to discuss what was planted. Additionally, there will be a discussion about herbicide choices, weed control, and interseeding cover crops. Attendees will be…

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4-H Aquarium Club (online)

September 9 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 30, 2022

The 4-H Aquarium Club is open to youth ages 5–18 who are interested in being members of a community of youth aquarium hobbyists. This group is for Maine youth who already have an aquarium hobby, or who are looking to start one, to come together to talk about their love for fish and aquaria. The club is led by aquaculture experts Dr. Scarlett Tudor from UMaine’s Aquaculture Research Institute, and Melissa Malmstedt from the UMaine Center for Cooperative Aquaculture Research…

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4-H Aquaponics Project (online)

September 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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The 4-H At-Home Aquaponics Project is an experiential learning program where youth will design, construct and maintain their own at-home aquaponics system. Prior experience with aquaponics is not required to participate, and start-up funding will be provided for all project participants thanks to the generosity of the Maine 4-H Foundation. The program leaders will mentor youth through the stages of designing and building an aquaponics system through maintenance and harvest. Youth complete their project independently at home (with adult supervision),…

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Preserving the Maine Harvest: Pressure Canning (online)

September 14 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 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. Click here to register.  Sponsored by University of Maine Cooperative Extension.

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Supporting Farms with Farm Coaching (online)

September 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
$10

In this 60 minute workshop, participants will receive an overview of the Farm Coaching model, a copy of the Guide to Farm Coaching, and examples of the resources used in coaching sessions. This will be an opportunity to hear from current farm coaches, farmers, and talk with other service providers about the logistics of starting a farm coaching program. Sponsored by University of Maine Cooperative Extension.

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4-H Aquarium Club (online)

September 16 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 30, 2022

The 4-H Aquarium Club is open to youth ages 5–18 who are interested in being members of a community of youth aquarium hobbyists. This group is for Maine youth who already have an aquarium hobby, or who are looking to start one, to come together to talk about their love for fish and aquaria. The club is led by aquaculture experts Dr. Scarlett Tudor from UMaine’s Aquaculture Research Institute, and Melissa Malmstedt from the UMaine Center for Cooperative Aquaculture Research…

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Preserving the Harvest: Tomato Salsa (Kennebunk)

September 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wallingford Farm, 21 York Street
Kennebunk, ME 04043 United States
$20

Ever wonder how to preserve all those great summer tomatoes? This interactive food preservation demonstration will teach you the basic steps for canning and freezing. Participants will receive a “Preserving the Harvest” food preservation packet, and will learn recommended methods for preserving foods, the latest and safest recipes, about equipment to ensure safety and how to check for properly sealed jars. Participants are requested to bring a potholder to the workshop. Sponsored by University of Maine Cooperative Extension.  

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4-H Aquaponics Project (online)

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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The 4-H At-Home Aquaponics Project is an experiential learning program where youth will design, construct and maintain their own at-home aquaponics system. Prior experience with aquaponics is not required to participate, and start-up funding will be provided for all project participants thanks to the generosity of the Maine 4-H Foundation. The program leaders will mentor youth through the stages of designing and building an aquaponics system through maintenance and harvest. Youth complete their project independently at home (with adult supervision),…

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4-H Aquarium Club (online)

September 23 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 30, 2022

The 4-H Aquarium Club is open to youth ages 5–18 who are interested in being members of a community of youth aquarium hobbyists. This group is for Maine youth who already have an aquarium hobby, or who are looking to start one, to come together to talk about their love for fish and aquaria. The club is led by aquaculture experts Dr. Scarlett Tudor from UMaine’s Aquaculture Research Institute, and Melissa Malmstedt from the UMaine Center for Cooperative Aquaculture Research…

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