‘Extension on the Road’ first Friday of the month

UMaine Extension provides free research-based information to farmers, gardeners, natural resource-based businesses, value-added businesses and 4-H youth through our Piscataquis County Office in Dover-Foxcroft. This year, staff will be traveling to Greenville, Milo and Guilford to bring you “Extension on the Road” on the first Fridays of the month, April-October.

“Extension on the Road” is a great opportunity for you to share your gardening questions and successes, pick up some factsheets on raising livestock, find 4-H Youth program information and get to know Piscataquis Extension staff. You could bring a diseased plant or tree branch for diagnosis, a bug or weed for identification or a soil test to transport to the lab. We will have fact sheets and program information to help you make decisions about managing and marketing crops, livestock and value-added food products. If you are interested in making a difference in the lives of local young people or your kids or grandkids are looking for ways to channel their creativity, 4-H has opportunities for youth and adults to get involved.

UMaine Extension staff have expertise in different areas, and we will do our best to answer your question immediately. We may need time to research your issue, to consult with UMaine Extension Insect and Disease Diagnosticians or other UMaine Extension experts to determine options and solutions available. We may even recommend you contact another agency or organization. Our goal is for you to have the best information possible.

“Extension on the Road” will be in Milo, Guilford or Greenville from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the first Friday of every month, April to October. Check the schedule on our website or follow us on Facebook at

Gardening staff will be at the Milo Town Office on Friday, May 7 and Indian Hill Trading Post in Greenville on Friday, June 4. Stop by when we’re in your town and say hello.

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