UMaine Extension, Broadis Blueberry in Group for Crop Management Session June 14

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension Wild Blueberry Field Days will be held from 4 to 6 p.m., June 14, at Broaddes Blueberry, 87 Jones Hill Avenue, Hope. Midcost IPM Field Meeting focuses on pest and crop management and large-scale mulching.

Ulyne Extension Wild Blueberry expert and University of Maine Assistant Professor of Horticulture, Lily Calderwood, joins Broaddis Blueberry Operator Ron Howard.

Field meetings are free; Registration required. Two pesticide credits allowed. Sign up and find out more on the event website. For more information or to request reasonable accommodation, contact Mary Michaud at 207.581.3175; mary.j.michaud@maine.edu.

About Maine Cooperative University Extension Maine University Cooperative Extension has supported UMaine’s land and maritime public education role for over 100 years by conducting community-based research programs in Maine County. UMaine Extension helps support, sustain and grow a food-based economy. Policy, Research, Production, Processing, Trade, Nutrition and Food Security and Safety are the only entities in our state that deal with the Maine food system. UMaine Extension runs an out-of-school youth education program in Maine up to 4-H.

The University of Maine, founded in 1865 by the University of Maine, is a state-of-the-art Gift, Sea Gift and Land Gift University with a regional campus at the University of Maine in Machiavelli. UMaine is located on the island of Marsh, in the Penncots country of origin. UMaine Machias is a native of the Passamaquoddy Nation. As a major public university in Maine, the Umayyad state has a mission of teaching, research and economic development and community service. UMaine is a state public research university and a Carnegie R1 advanced research institute. It attracts students from all 50 states and 81 countries. UMaine currently enrolls 11,989 undergraduate and postgraduate students and UMaine Machias enrolls 747 undergraduate students. Our students have the opportunity to engage in research with world-class scholars. UMaine offers more than 100 degree programs in which students earn master’s, doctorate or professional science degrees, as well as postgraduate certificates. UMaine Machias offers 18 degree programs. The university promotes environmental protection by working hard to save energy, recycle energy, and adhere to green building standards. Visit umaine.edu and machias.edu for more information on UMaine and UMaine Machias.

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