University of Maine Cooperative Extension "Aroostook County 4-H Market Hog"
Event Dates and Times
Northern Maine Fair Presque Isle
We are looking for a couple more youth who would like to raise a 4-H Hog for auction at the Northern Maine Fair on August 4th. Youth must be 9 years old by January 1, 2017 and no older than 18 by January 1, 2017.
The University of Maine at Presque Isle and UM Cooperative Extension’s Dr. Lakesh Sharma, Associate Professor of Sustainable Agriculture, will present a soil and agronomy workshop on Monday, Feb. 8 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. in the Campus Center at UMPI. This event is free and open to the public. FMI, contact Dr. Sharma at 768-9402 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn about farming practices that working for Aroostook County (cover cropping, tillage practices, reducing compacting, improving organic matter, IPM, rotations, soil water infilitration, etc.), new farming technology for improving the health of your soil, available USDA program assistance, and much more! The cost is free and lunch will be provided! Registration is required.
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