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January 2021

Making Money Moves: A Decision-Making Workshop for Farmers (online)

January 19 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until January 26, 2021

$30

The 2020 season was an unpredictable and disruptive one. As a result, many growers are considering big transitions to their business models. This discussion-based series is designed to help established farmers think through those big decisions. This event takes place over three consecutive Tuesdays, starting  Jan 12 and ending Jan. 26. Click here to register. Sponsored by University of Maine Cooperative Extension.

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Beginner Beekeeping Webinar Series (online)

January 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until February 11, 2021

This is a great opportunity for new beekeepers, prior to their first year of bees, to learn the basics of honey bee biology and beekeeping. It can also serve as a refresher course for beekeepers just now going into their first winter, and even those with a couple of years of experience who want to enhance their skills and knowledge. This event is for five consecutive Thursdays, starting  Jan. 14 and ending Feb. 11. Cost: $70–$115 Click here for more…

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Livestock Nutrition Webinar Series — Small Ruminants (Sheep and Goats) (online)

January 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension and Windham Butcher Shop are pleased to announce a 5-part 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…

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Making Money Moves: A Decision-Making Workshop for Farmers (online)

January 26 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until January 26, 2021

$30

The 2020 season was an unpredictable and disruptive one. As a result, many growers are considering big transitions to their business models. This discussion-based series is designed to help established farmers think through those big decisions. This event takes place over three consecutive Tuesdays, starting  Jan 12 and ending Jan. 26. Click here to register. Sponsored by University of Maine Cooperative Extension.

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Livestock Nutrition Webinar Series — Swine (online)

January 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension and Windham Butcher Shop are pleased to announce a 5-part 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…

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Beginner Beekeeping Webinar Series (online)

January 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until February 11, 2021

This is a great opportunity for new beekeepers, prior to their first year of bees, to learn the basics of honey bee biology and beekeeping. It can also serve as a refresher course for beekeepers just now going into their first winter, and even those with a couple of years of experience who want to enhance their skills and knowledge. This event is for five consecutive Thursdays, starting  Jan. 14 and ending Feb. 11. Cost: $70–$115 Click here for more…

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February 2021

Livestock Nutrition Webinar Series — Poultry (online)

February 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension and Windham Butcher Shop are pleased to announce a 5-part 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…

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Beginner Beekeeping Webinar Series (online)

February 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until February 11, 2021

This is a great opportunity for new beekeepers, prior to their first year of bees, to learn the basics of honey bee biology and beekeeping. It can also serve as a refresher course for beekeepers just now going into their first winter, and even those with a couple of years of experience who want to enhance their skills and knowledge. This event is for five consecutive Thursdays, starting  Jan. 14 and ending Feb. 11. Cost: $70–$115 Click here for more…

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Livestock Nutrition Webinar Series — Processing Expectations (online)

February 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension and Windham Butcher Shop are pleased to announce a 5-part 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…

Find out more »

Beginner Beekeeping Webinar Series (online)

February 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until February 11, 2021

This is a great opportunity for new beekeepers, prior to their first year of bees, to learn the basics of honey bee biology and beekeeping. It can also serve as a refresher course for beekeepers just now going into their first winter, and even those with a couple of years of experience who want to enhance their skills and knowledge. This event is for five consecutive Thursdays, starting  Jan. 14 and ending Feb. 11. Cost: $70–$115 Click here for more…

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Intermediate Beekeeping: Apiary Management Webinar Series (online)

February 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 18, 2021

Apiary Management is geared towards beekeepers with a minimum of two years of experience. The focus of this class is on how to effectively manage a sideline/hobby apiary under Maine conditions. It will include how to keep your colonies healthy and thriving, and how to meet the goals you have with your bees such as swarm prevention, honey production, colony health maximization. This event is for four consecutive Thursdays, starting  Feb. 25 and ending March 18. Cost: $80–$165 Click here…

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March 2021

Intermediate Beekeeping: Apiary Management Webinar Series (online)

March 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 18, 2021

Apiary Management is geared towards beekeepers with a minimum of two years of experience. The focus of this class is on how to effectively manage a sideline/hobby apiary under Maine conditions. It will include how to keep your colonies healthy and thriving, and how to meet the goals you have with your bees such as swarm prevention, honey production, colony health maximization. This event is for four consecutive Thursdays, starting  Feb. 25 and ending March 18. Cost: $80–$165 Click here…

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Intermediate Beekeeping: Apiary Management Webinar Series (online)

March 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 18, 2021

Apiary Management is geared towards beekeepers with a minimum of two years of experience. The focus of this class is on how to effectively manage a sideline/hobby apiary under Maine conditions. It will include how to keep your colonies healthy and thriving, and how to meet the goals you have with your bees such as swarm prevention, honey production, colony health maximization. This event is for four consecutive Thursdays, starting  Feb. 25 and ending March 18. Cost: $80–$165 Click here…

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Intermediate Beekeeping: Apiary Management Webinar Series (online)

March 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 18, 2021

Apiary Management is geared towards beekeepers with a minimum of two years of experience. The focus of this class is on how to effectively manage a sideline/hobby apiary under Maine conditions. It will include how to keep your colonies healthy and thriving, and how to meet the goals you have with your bees such as swarm prevention, honey production, colony health maximization. This event is for four consecutive Thursdays, starting  Feb. 25 and ending March 18. Cost: $80–$165 Click here…

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