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Wild Blueberry Production: A Five Week Course for Beginning Farmers and UMaine Students

September 15, 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

| $50 – $150

Fall semester: 8/30/22 to 9/29/22 (5 weeks)
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 5:30–7:30 p.m. (online, synchronous)
Cost: $50-$150

PSE 270: Wild Blueberry Production (1 credit)
Instructors: Dr. Lily Calderwood, Dr. Phil Fanning, Dr. Seanna Annis, Dr. Yongiang Zhang, and guest lecturers

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This course is an introduction to growing wild blueberries in Maine. The course covers field selection, agronomics, integrated pest management, pollinators, climate change challenges, economics, and an introduction to how this industry functions. The course includes one field trip during class time to observe an established blueberry field. This class is open to current students, and beginning and established farmers.

Details

Date:
September 15, 2022
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost:
$50 – $150
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Website:
https://extension.umaine.edu/register/product/wild-blueberry-production-short-course-2022/

Organizer

Lily Calderwood
Phone:
207.581.2321
Email:
lily.calderwood@maine.edu
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