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Wild blueberry grower meeting with UMaine Extension

Event organizer: Rebecca Long
Event Date & Time: September 24, 2019 10:00 am until September 24, 2019 12:00 pm

OTISFIELD —University of Maine Cooperative Extension Oxford County will hold a meeting for wild blueberry growers, 10 a.m.- 12 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, at 47 Cook Road.

At this meeting for commercial wild blueberry growers, Lily Calderwood, Extension Wild Blueberry Specialist, will discuss pest identification and IPM (integrated pest management) techniques as well as berry quality, value-added markets and more. Growers will have a chance to network and light refreshments will be provided. The meeting is open to anyone involved in or considering commercial wild blueberry production. Please come prepared to walk on rough terrain. 1 Pesticide Recertification Credit available.

For more information, to request a reasonable accommodation, or to R.S.V.P, call 207.743.6329 or emailing extension.oxford@maine.edu.

University of Maine Cooperative Extension:

As a trusted resource for over 100 years, University of Maine Cooperative Extension has supported UMaine’s land and sea grant public education role by conducting community-driven, research-based programs in every Maine county. UMaine Extension helps support, sustain and grow the food-based economy. It is the only entity in our state that touches every aspect of the Maine Food System, where policy, research, production, processing, commerce, nutrition, and food security and safety are integral and interrelated. UMaine Extension also conducts the most successful out-of-school youth educational program in Maine through 4-H.