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UMaine Extension wild blueberry conference Feb. 22

Event organizer: University of Maine Cooperative Extension
Event Date & Time: February 22, 2020 8:30 am until February 22, 2020 4:15 pm

BANGOR — University of Maine Cooperative Extension is hosting a wild blueberry conference from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22 (snow date Feb. 29) at the Hollywood Casino Hotel, 500 Main St.


The conference includes the latest research on management of diseases and pests, updates from the Maine Wild Blueberry Commission, a grower panel discussion and separate afternoon sessions with a choice between value-added products or crop production focus.


The conference fee is by donation and includes lunch; registration is required. Register online by Feb. 16. Pesticide credits will be available. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Mary Michaud at 207-581-3175 or mary.j.michaud@maine.edu. More information also is available on the conference website or by contacting UMaine Extension blueberry specialist Lily Calderwood at 207-581-3193 or lily.calderwood@maine.edu.