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Sweet Corn IPM Newsletter No. 5 – July 24, 2015

Friday, July 24th, 2015

Sweet CornPlease visit the Highmoor Farm website for the University of Maine Sweet Corn Integrated Pest Management Newsletter No. 5, July 24, 2015, “High Fall Armyworm Counts Continue.”

Sweet Corn IPM Newsletter No. 4 – July 17, 2015

Monday, July 20th, 2015

Sweet CornPlease visit the Highmoor Farm website for the University of Maine Sweet Corn Integrated Pest Management Newsletter No. 4, July 17, 2015, “Fall Armyworm Threatens Silking Corn.”

Strawberry IPM Newsletter No. 7 – July 10, 2015

Monday, July 13th, 2015

strawberriesPlease visit the Highmoor Farm website for the University of Maine Strawberry Integrated Pest Management Newsletter No. 7, July 10, 2015, “Renovation and Weed Management Issue.”

Sweet Corn IPM Newsletter No. 3 – July 10, 2015

Monday, July 13th, 2015

Sweet CornPlease visit the Highmoor Farm website for the University of Maine Sweet Corn Integrated Pest Management Newsletter No. 3, July 10, 2015, “First Fall Armyworm Moths Caught.”

Sweet Corn IPM Newsletter No. 2 – July 3, 2015

Monday, July 6th, 2015

Sweet CornPlease visit the Highmoor Farm website for the University of Maine Sweet Corn Integrated Pest Management Newsletter No. 2, July 3, 2015, “Corn Earworm Moths More Widespread.”

 

Highmoor Farm Field Day – July 22, 2015

Monday, June 29th, 2015

Highmoor FarmHighmoor Farm Field Day

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 rain or shine
Highmoor Farm, 52 US Route 202, Monmouth, Maine 04259
Registration fee is $20.00 (includes lunch). Preregistration is strongly encouraged.

Please visit the Highmoor Farm website for more information.

Sweet Corn IPM Newsletter No. 1 – June 26, 2015

Monday, June 29th, 2015

Sweet CornPlease visit the Highmoor Farm website for the University of Maine Sweet Corn Integrated Pest Management Newsletter No. 1, June 26, 2015, “2015 Sweet Corn Pest Season Begins!”

Strawberry IPM Newsletter No. 6 – June 18, 2015

Friday, June 19th, 2015

strawberriesPlease visit the Highmoor Farm website for the University of Maine Strawberry Integrated Pest Management Newsletter No. 6, June 18, 2015, “Strawberry Harvest Gets Underway!”

Strawberry IPM Newsletter No. 5 – June 12, 2015

Monday, June 15th, 2015

strawberriesPlease visit the Highmoor Farm website for the University of Maine Strawberry Integrated Pest Management Newsletter No. 5, June 12, 2015, “Strawberry Harvest Getting Started in Southern Maine.”

UMaine Extension Updates Avian Flu Information

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

Anne Lichtenwalner, associate professor of animal and veterinary sciences, University of Maine Cooperative Extension, has updated information about avian influenza (AI) in a bulletin for poultry producers.

On June 8, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources reported a confirmed case of avian flu in Michigan, making it the 21st state in the U.S. affected by the outbreak.

AI is a contagious type A influenza virus of birds that occurs worldwide. Some strains can mutate and are capable of affecting other animals and occasionally people. AI is spread via respiratory droplets, saliva, mucus and manure. It also may be capable of airborne spread, if conditions allow.

The updated information is in Bulletin 2109, Avian Influenza and Backyard Poultry 2015 (umaine.edu/publications/2109e). More information about the publication, as well as free downloads, are available at extensionpubs.umext.maine.edu and by contacting extension.orders@maine.edu, 207.581.3792.

Lichtenwalner will blog updates on umaine.edu/veterinarylab.

Contact: Beth Staples, 207.581.3777