The day-long school is offered on two dates at two locations: March 10 in Portland or March 11 in Bangor. Preregistration is required.
Cost for registration is $40.00 per person and includes lunch.
Please register by February 27, 2015.
Checks are to be made payable to UMaine Cooperative Extension.
Register online or click on the link below for our registration form to mail in your form with payment.
Maine Vegetable and Fruit School is hosted by
- University of Maine Cooperative Extension
- Maine Vegetable & Small Fruit Growers Association
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
KEELEY’S BANQUET CENTER
178 Warren Avenue, Portland, Maine 04103
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
BANGOR MOTOR INN CONFERENCE CENTER
701 Hogan Road, Bangor, Maine 04401
Tel. 207.947.0355 or 1.800.244.0355
AGENDA – March 10 and March 11, 2015
Andrew Carpenter - Northern Tilth, Belfast, Maine
Gary Fish – Manager of Pesticides Programs, Maine Board of Pesticides Control
Dr. David Handley – Vegetable and Small Fruit Specialist, UMaine Cooperative Extension
Dr. Mark Hutton – Vegetable Specialist, University of Maine Cooperative Extension
Tori Lee Jackson – Maine Crop Insurance Education Program Co-Director, UMaine Cooperative Extension
Pete and Cathy Karonis - Fairwinds Farm, Topsham, Maine
Dr. Becky Sideman – Sustainable Horticulture Specialist, University of New Hampshire Extension
Dr. Eric Sideman – Organic Crop Specialist, Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association
Jennifer Stiles – Graduate Student, University of Maine
Lauchlin Titus – Certified Professional Agronomist and Crop Advisor, AgMatters
Ralph Turner – Laughingstock Farm, Durham, Maine
Participants may receive 2.0 Pesticide Applicator recertification credits for attending.
5.0 Certified Crop Advisor recertification credits, pending approval.
For more information about this or other workshops, please contact:
Mark Hutchinson, Extension Educator
University of Maine Cooperative Extension
Knox – Lincoln Counties
377 Manktown Road
Waldoboro, ME 04572-5815
Tel. 207.832.0343 or 1.800.244.2104 (in Maine).
Any person with a disability who needs accommodations for this program should contact Mark Hutchinson at 1.800.244.2104, or 1.800.287.8957 (TDD) to discuss any needed arrangements. Receiving requests for accommodations at least 10 days before the program provides a reasonable amount of time to meet the request; however, all requests will be considered.