Wild Blueberry Newsletter – April 2015

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April 2015

Integrated Crop Management Field Training Sessions

Field training sessions will be offered at three locations to demonstrate and discuss the Integrated Crop Management (ICM) field scouting techniques in Wild Blueberry Fact Sheet No. 204.  The first and second session will cover mummy berry blight identification and monitoring, insect sweeping and identification, and weed identification and management.  The third session will cover blueberry maggot fly trapping, spotted wing drosophila ID and trapping, leaf and soil sampling, and weed identification and management.

One recertification credit per session will be offered for certified pesticide applicators for each session.

All Field Training sessions will be from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Field Day Locations Location
Knox/Lincoln Counties
Tuesday, April 28, May 26, and June 30, 2015
Dean Dolham
Route 235, 2740 Western Road
Warren, Maine
Washington County
Wednesday, April 29, May 27, and July 1, 2015  
Blueberry Hill Farm
1643 Route 1
Jonesboro, Maine

Hancock County
Thursday, April 30 May 28 and July 2, 2015

G. M. Allen’s Freezer
Route 15
Orland, Maine


David E. Yarborough
Extension Blueberry Specialist

Wild blueberry fact sheets, past newsletters, contacts, resource links, calendar of events, and more can be found at the wild blueberry website: www.wildblueberries.maine.edu

Information in this publication is provided purely for educational purposes. No responsibility is assumed for any problems associated with the use of products or services mentioned. No endorsement of products or companies is intended, nor is criticism of unnamed products or companies implied.

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