Fall semester: 8/30/22 to 9/29/22 (5 weeks)
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 5:30–7:30 p.m. (online, synchronous)
PSE 270: Wild Blueberry Production (1 credit)
Instructors: Dr. Lily Calderwood, Dr. Phil Fanning, Dr. Seanna Annis, Dr. Yongiang Zhang, and guest lecturers
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.