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2017 Wild Blueberry Calendar

Date & Time Topic Location
76th Maine Agricultural Trade Show
Date:
 Thursday, January 12, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Pesticide Applicator
Re-certification Training
Kennebec/Penobscot Room
Augusta Civic Center
Augusta, Maine
Ellsworth
Dates:
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Time:
6:00-9:00 p.m.
Spring Meeting

Agenda and re-certification credits (TBA) will be in the February Newsletter

Hancock County Extension Office
63 Boggy Brook Road
Ellsworth, Maine
Waldoboro
Dates:
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Time:
6:00-9:00 p.m.
Spring Meeting

Agenda and re-certification credits (TBA) will be in the February Newsletter

Knox-Lincoln County Extension Office
377 Manktown Road
Waldoboro, Maine
Machias
Dates:
Saturday, March 25, 2017
Time:
1:00-4:00 p.m.
Spring Meeting

Agenda and re-certification credits (TBA) will be in the February Newsletter

University of Maine, Machias
Science Bldg, Room 102
O’Brien Avenue
Machias, Maine
Union, Maine  *Location Change
Date:
Thursday, April 13, 2017 
Time:
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Rain Date:
  Thursday, April 20, 2017

Call the Knox/Lincoln County Extension Office, 207.832.0343, if you have questions about inclement weather.

Calibration Workshop
This workshop will review and demonstrate the calibration of both a tractor mounted boom and air blast sprayer.

Certified pesticide applicators will receive 2 credits for attending the workshop 

Hammond Tractor
1987 Heald Highway (Route 17)
Union, Maine
(207) 785-4464
Knox/Lincoln Counties
Dates:
 Tuesday, May 2, May 30, June 27, 2017
Time: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
 Field Training Sessions

Agenda will be in the
April Newsletter
1 re-certification credit

Donna Dolham
2740 Western Road, Route 235 
Warren, Maine
Washington County
Dates:
 Wednesday, May, 3, May 31, June 28, 2017
Time: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Field Training Sessions

Agenda will be in the
April Newsletter
1 re-certification credit

Blueberry Hill Farm
1643 Route 1
Jonesboro, Maine
Hancock County
Dates:
 Thursday, May 4, June 1, June 29, 2017
Time: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Field Training Sessions

Agenda will be in the
April Newsletter
1 re-certification credit

G. M. Allen’s Freezer
Route 15
Orland, Maine
Whitefield, Maine
Date:
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Time:
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Organic Blueberry Meeting

This is an opportunity to get a review on insects, weed disease and fertilizer updates from the University of Maine Cooperative Extension and University of Maine researchers and to network with your fellow organic wild blueberry growers. The meeting will be hosted by Arthur Harvey.

Ellsworth Damon 
Organic Blueberry Fields
158 Thayer Road
Whitefield, Maine

Directions: From Route 218, take Thayer Road North and turn right at the fork in the road. The field is on the left, across from the house at 158 Thayer Road.  If you come to Palmer or Nash roads, you have gone to far.

Date: Wednesday – July 19, 2017
Vendors: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Meeting: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Wild Blueberry Annual
Summer Field Day
 
Agenda and re-certification credits (TBA) will be in the June Newsletter
Blueberry Hill Farm
Route 1
Jonesboro, Maine

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