Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Past Events › Cooperative Extension

Events List Navigation

January 2018

Beekeeping: Honey Bee Diseases — Intermediate Level (Falmouth)

January 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until January 23, 2018

Regional Learning Center, 75 Clearwater Dr., Suite 104
Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
+ Google Map
$40

This five hour class will cover the major pest and disease threats to honey bee colonies and their management. Focusing on non-chemical and IPM strategies, students will learn the best management practices for all of the major threats to colony health in Maine. The fee covers the cost of the textbook, Honeybee Diseases and Pests, Third Edition. This class will be held on two consecutive Tuesdays, starting Jan. 16, 2018 and ending Jan. 23, 2018.

Find out more »

5-Week Beginner Bee School (Calais)

January 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 20, 2018

Washington County Community Center, 1 College Drive
Calais, ME 04619 United States
+ Google Map
$60

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 experience teaching beginner and advanced courses in downeast Maine. Registration fee includes The Bee-Sentials Field Guide by Lawrence J. Conner with Robert Muir. To register online, visit extension.umaine.edu/washington/introduction-to-beekeeping-calais/.

Find out more »

In-Service Training (CCA)

January 24 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 25, 2018 at 7:00am

Holiday Inn, 300 Woodbury Avenue
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
+ Google Map
$140 - $220

This 2-day in-service training for agriculture service providers will focus on crop and forage production, soil quality, precision agriculture, pest management, and more (see the agenda below for details). CEUs and Pesticide Applicator Recertification Credits requested. For more information or to register online, visit extension.umaine.edu/agriculture/in-service-training-cca/.

Find out more »

5-Week Beginner Bee School (Falmouth)

January 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until January 31, 2018

Regional Learning Center, 75 Clearwater Dr., Suite 104
Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
+ Google Map
$100

This is a great opportunity for new beekeepers, prior to their first year of bees, or it can be a great refresher course for beekeepers just now going into their first winter, and even those with a couple of years of experience who want to refresh their skills and knowledge. This Beginner Bee course consists of five sessions and will be taught by two master beekeepers, Peter Richardson and Jack Hildreth. The fee covers the cost of the textbook (The…

Find out more »

5-Week Beginner Bee School (Machias)

January 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 21, 2018

University of Maine at Machias, 116 Obrien Avenue
Machias, ME 04654 United States
+ Google Map
$60

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 experience teaching beginner and advanced courses in downeast Maine. Registration fee includes The Bee-Sentials Field Guide by Lawrence J. Conner with Robert Muir. To register online, visit extension.umaine.edu/washington/programs/introduction-to-beekeeping-course/.

Find out more »

In-Service Training (CCA)

January 25 @ 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 25, 2018 at 7:00am

Holiday Inn, 300 Woodbury Avenue
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
+ Google Map
$140 - $220

This 2-day in-service training for agriculture service providers will focus on crop and forage production, soil quality, precision agriculture, pest management, and more (see the agenda below for details). CEUs and Pesticide Applicator Recertification Credits requested. For more information or to register online, visit extension.umaine.edu/agriculture/in-service-training-cca/.

Find out more »

5-Week Beginner Bee School (Calais)

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

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 20, 2018

Washington County Community Center, 1 College Drive
Calais, ME 04619 United States
+ Google Map
$60

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 experience teaching beginner and advanced courses in downeast Maine. Registration fee includes The Bee-Sentials Field Guide by Lawrence J. Conner with Robert Muir. To register online, visit extension.umaine.edu/washington/introduction-to-beekeeping-calais/.

Find out more »

5-Week Beginner Bee School (Falmouth)

January 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until January 31, 2018

Regional Learning Center, 75 Clearwater Dr., Suite 104
Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
+ Google Map
$100

This is a great opportunity for new beekeepers, prior to their first year of bees, or it can be a great refresher course for beekeepers just now going into their first winter, and even those with a couple of years of experience who want to refresh their skills and knowledge. This Beginner Bee course consists of five sessions and will be taught by two master beekeepers, Peter Richardson and Jack Hildreth. The fee covers the cost of the textbook (The…

Find out more »

5-Week Beginner Bee School (Machias)

January 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 21, 2018

University of Maine at Machias, 116 Obrien Avenue
Machias, ME 04654 United States
+ Google Map
$60

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 experience teaching beginner and advanced courses in downeast Maine. Registration fee includes The Bee-Sentials Field Guide by Lawrence J. Conner with Robert Muir. To register online, visit extension.umaine.edu/washington/programs/introduction-to-beekeeping-course/.

Find out more »
February 2018

Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills Level 1 (Southern Maine)

February 1 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 18, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on February 1, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on February 8, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on February 15, 2018 at 1:00pm

Sanford City Hall, 919 Main Street
Sanford, ME 04073 United States
$125

Facilitation skills are not routinely learned and practiced. If you have ever been in a role that you wished you had more skills or practice for, then Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills, Level 1 is for you.  Thursdays, January 4, 18, February 1, 15 and March 1, 2018. Back up snow dates on March 8 and 15.  

Find out more »

5-Week Beginner Bee School (Calais)

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

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 20, 2018

Washington County Community Center, 1 College Drive
Calais, ME 04619 United States
+ Google Map
$60

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 experience teaching beginner and advanced courses in downeast Maine. Registration fee includes The Bee-Sentials Field Guide by Lawrence J. Conner with Robert Muir. To register online, visit extension.umaine.edu/washington/introduction-to-beekeeping-calais/.

Find out more »

5-Week Beginner Bee School (Machias)

February 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 21, 2018

University of Maine at Machias, 116 Obrien Avenue
Machias, ME 04654 United States
+ Google Map
$60

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 experience teaching beginner and advanced courses in downeast Maine. Registration fee includes The Bee-Sentials Field Guide by Lawrence J. Conner with Robert Muir. To register online, visit extension.umaine.edu/washington/programs/introduction-to-beekeeping-course/.

Find out more »

Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills Level 1 (Southern Maine)

February 8 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 18, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on February 1, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on February 8, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on February 15, 2018 at 1:00pm

Sanford City Hall, 919 Main Street
Sanford, ME 04073 United States
$125

Facilitation skills are not routinely learned and practiced. If you have ever been in a role that you wished you had more skills or practice for, then Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills, Level 1 is for you.  Thursdays, January 4, 18, February 1, 15 and March 1, 2018. Back up snow dates on March 8 and 15.  

Find out more »

Agricultural Plastic Recycling Forum

February 10 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
United Farmers Market of Maine, 18 Spring Street
Belfast, ME 04915 United States
+ Google Map

he ag plastic recycling workgroup is attempting to develop best practices for increasing the recycled plastic content from the waste stream of Maine’s farms and agricultural producers. The goals of the project include facilitating ag plastic collection and recycling, identifying, and if necessary, developing new end markets and uses for waste ag plastic. The group will also be developing educational best practices so farmers can make informed decisions when purchasing and disposing of the agricultural plastic products they use.

Find out more »

2nd Annual Farmer and Food Producer Winter Potluck

February 10 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
United Farmers Market of Maine, 18 Spring Street
Belfast, ME 04915 United States
+ Google Map

Take a mid-winter break. Bring a dish and join your fellow farmers and producers for networking, food and fun. What is the next kale chip or fondue craze? Hear from local “food influencers” about their predictions on upcoming food trends in 2018 and beyond. Members of the distinguished panel include: Heron Breen: FEDCO Seeds Evan Mallett: Author, Owner and ExecutiveChef, Black Trumpet Bistro and Ondine Amanda O’Brien: Organizer, Social Media Breakfast Maine; Director of Marketing,  flyte new media Heather Omand:…

Find out more »

Beekeeping: Queens and Nucs — Intermediate Level (Falmouth)

February 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 20, 2018

Regional Learning Center, 75 Clearwater Dr., Suite 104
Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
+ Google Map
$35

This five hour class will cover the basics of starting your own sustainable apiary program through queen rearing and nucleus colony management. Designed for the small scale “back yard” beekeeper, students will learn how to raise and handle queens and how to move from queen rearing into nucleus colony creation and management. This class will be held on two consecutive Tuesdays, starting Feb. 13 and ending Feb. 20.

Find out more »

5-Week Beginner Bee School (Calais)

February 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 20, 2018

Washington County Community Center, 1 College Drive
Calais, ME 04619 United States
+ Google Map
$60

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 experience teaching beginner and advanced courses in downeast Maine. Registration fee includes The Bee-Sentials Field Guide by Lawrence J. Conner with Robert Muir. To register online, visit extension.umaine.edu/washington/introduction-to-beekeeping-calais/.

Find out more »

5-Week Beginner Bee School (Falmouth)

February 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 14, 2018

Regional Learning Center, 75 Clearwater Dr., Suite 104
Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
+ Google Map
$100

This is a great opportunity for new beekeepers, prior to their first year of bees, or it can be a great refresher course for beekeepers just now going into their first winter — and even those with a couple of years of experience who want to refresh their skills and knowledge. This Beginner Bee Course consists of 5 sessions and will be taught by two Master Beekeepers, Peter Richardson and Jack Hildreth. The fee covers the cost of the textbook (The Beekeeper’s…

Find out more »

5-Week Beginner Bee School (Machias)

February 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 21, 2018

University of Maine at Machias, 116 Obrien Avenue
Machias, ME 04654 United States
+ Google Map
$60

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 experience teaching beginner and advanced courses in downeast Maine. Registration fee includes The Bee-Sentials Field Guide by Lawrence J. Conner with Robert Muir. To register online, visit extension.umaine.edu/washington/programs/introduction-to-beekeeping-course/.

Find out more »

Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills Level 1 (Southern Maine)

February 15 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 18, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on February 1, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on February 8, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on February 15, 2018 at 1:00pm

Sanford City Hall, 919 Main Street
Sanford, ME 04073 United States
$125

Facilitation skills are not routinely learned and practiced. If you have ever been in a role that you wished you had more skills or practice for, then Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills, Level 1 is for you.  Thursdays, January 4, 18, February 1, 15 and March 1, 2018. Back up snow dates on March 8 and 15.  

Find out more »
+ Export Events