UMaine Extension to hold wild blueberry conference in Bangor

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

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, according to the Extension, in a news release.

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, 207.581.3175; mary.j.michaud@maine.edu.

More information also is available on the conference website or by contacting UMaine Extension blueberry specialist Lily Calderwood, 207.581.3193; lily.calderwood@maine.edu

 

Event Date: 

Sat, 02/22/2020 - 8:30am to 4:15pm

Event Location: 

Hollywood Casino Hotel

Address: 

500 Main Street
Bangor  Maine
United States