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THORNDIKE University of Maine Cooperative Extension and the Waldo County Extension Association are hosting the 22nd annual Rural Living Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 2 at Mount View High School, 577 Mount View Road, Thorndike.

Workshops include building small homes, baking bread, birding, pasturing chickens, plant propagation, making maple sugar and candy and growing berries in Maine. Participants can choose to learn more about topics such as beekeeping, home butchery, tomato grafting, timber harvesting, extending the garden season, natural building and living roofs.

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WATERVILLE University of Maine Cooperative Extension will host an informational meeting about robotic dairy systems from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 9 at Governor's Restaurant, 376 Main St.

The meeting is designed for dairy farmers and industry leaders to learn more about available robotic technology.

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ORONO University of Maine Cooperative Extension has published a new bulletin about creating new plants that covers seed production and storage, soil conditions, transplanting and dissemination by cuttings and divisions.

Plant Propagation in Maine was edited and revised by David Sorensen, University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension educator emeritus, and Kate Garland, UMaine Extension horticulturist. For more information, to obtain bulletins for $2 each or to download the bulletin for free, visit extensionpubs.umext.maine.edu or contact (207) 581-3792, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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