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June 2021

Is My Maple Business Profitable? Finances for Maple Producers (online)

June 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 29, 2021

This online course is designed to provide financial management education and to train maple business owners on financial skills they can immediately put to use for their operations. The course will feature four weekly sessions to discuss the cost of production and profitability of maple operations. Assignments will be based on the University of Vermont online maple business tools. Course participants will set financial goals, complete a cost analysis, and develop a sales forecast specific to their operations. The course…

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Eat Well, Be Well with Summer Snacks (online)

June 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 14, 2021

Lesson 1 – June 16: Fuel Your Body Using MyPlate. Come and find out how certain foods fuel your body. Lesson 2 – June 23: Choosing Healthy Snacks using the Nutrition label. Learn how to use the nutrition label to choose healthy snacks. Lesson 3 – June 30: Safety In The Kitchen, Learn the Basics of Knife Safety and Knife Skills. Use your new skills to prepare fun vegetable and fruit critters. Lesson 4 – July 14: Healthy Summer Treats.…

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Summer 2021 Field Days — Organic Climate Resilience — Brunswick

June 16 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
ME United States

Join Cooperative Extension for a combined pest and crop management field meeting in southern Maine with the grower Seth Kroeck. Kate McFarland, Assistant Agroforester for the USDA National Agroforestry Center, will be visiting us from Vermont to share her knowledge on wind breaks. UMaine researchers will discuss the most recent research and Extension efforts. Maine NRCS will be present to share information about their mulch and irrigation programs. 1PA Credit available. Venue: Crystal Spring Farm, Brunswick, Maine 04011.43°53’14.8″N 69°59’10.8″W Drive…

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4-H Hang Out (online)

June 21 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Monday, repeating until July 12, 2021

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. It’s been a hard year and we could all use some time to hang out and socialize. This club is all about having fun and meeting new people in a small virtual group setting. Join 4-H Teen Leaders, Maddie and Nathan for an hour each week to get to know other youth participating in the 4-H Summer Learning Series. We will be mailing you materials that connect to a…

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Summer 2021 Field Days — Dual-Use Solar in Wild Blueberry — Rockport

June 22 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
ME United States

Join Dr. Calderwood, grower Paul Sweetland, and BlueWave Solar for a tour and discussion. Venue:280 Rockland Street, Rockport, Maine 04841 Driveway is right across from C and R Merritt Transportation Inc. Drive all the way up new road/driveway to parking lot on left.

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4-H Aquaponics Project (online)

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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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Vibing and Tiding: Science on a Cellphone (online)

June 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on June 29, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Explore the intertidal zone and help with marine science research. In this workshop, we will learn about animals you might find during low tide and use some amazing equipment to take awesome pictures on your phone to identify them. Along the way, we'll learn about invasive species, climate change, species identification, and how you can participate in research by just taking a picture. Please note that the ability to get to the beach and supervision are required (at least once,…

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MyGarden to MyPlate (online)

June 22 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 6, 2021

Learn about making healthy food choices, where your food comes from, and MyPlate while also learning how to grow and cook with your own vegetables. At the beginning of this four-session series, you will receive an assortment of vegetable seeds and a garden journal that we will use along the way to share the progress of your seeds with your peers. Youth must register for this series by June 9 to have materials shipped to their home. For more information…

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Behind The Scenes Magic (online)

June 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Family Entertainer Conrad Cologne is pulling back the curtain on some amazing magic secrets for a few special 4-H’ers. Using some household objects, youth will get to explore something new and mysterious. Conrad will teach you the secrets to some amazing magic and later in the week you’ll get to see even more magic during “Celebrate the Magic of 4-H.” Registration deadline: June 21. For more information and to register, visit the website.    

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Is My Maple Business Profitable? Finances for Maple Producers (online)

June 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 29, 2021

This online course is designed to provide financial management education and to train maple business owners on financial skills they can immediately put to use for their operations. The course will feature four weekly sessions to discuss the cost of production and profitability of maple operations. Assignments will be based on the University of Vermont online maple business tools. Course participants will set financial goals, complete a cost analysis, and develop a sales forecast specific to their operations. The course…

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