The day-long school is offered for Maine farmers on two dates at two locations: March 14 in Portland or March 15 in Bangor. Preregistration is required.
Cost for registration is $45.00 per person and includes lunch. Please preregister by March 3, 2017.
Register online here or click on the link below for our registration form to mail in your form with payment.
Maine Vegetable and Fruit School is hosted by
- University of Maine Cooperative Extension
- Maine Vegetable & Small Fruit Growers Association
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
SEASONS EVENT AND CONFERENCE CENTER
155 Riverside Street, Portland, Maine 04103
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
BANGOR MOTOR INN CONFERENCE CENTER
701 Hogan Road, Bangor, Maine 04401
Tel. 207.947.0355 or 1.800.244.0355
AGENDA – March 14, 2017 in Portland
AGENDA – March 15, 2017 in Bangor
Dr. James Dill – State Senator and Pest Management Specialist, UMaine Cooperative Extension
Dr. David Handley – Vegetable and Small Fruit Specialist, UMaine Cooperative Extension
Mark Hutchinson – Extension Professor, UMaine Cooperative Extension
Dr. Mark Hutton – Vegetable Specialist, University of Maine Cooperative Extension
Dr. Renae Moran – Tree Fruit Specialist, UMaine Cooperative Extension
Megan Patterson – Pesticide Safety Educator, Maine Board of Pesticides Control
Paul Peters – Agronomist and Crop Advisor, Northeast Agricultural Sales, Inc.
Dale Ila Riggs – The Berry Patch, Stephentown, NY, and President, New York State Berry Growers Association
Erin Roche – Maine Crop Insurance Education Program Manager, UMaine Cooperative Extension
Nicholas Rowley – Graduate Student, University of Maine
Thank you to our sponsor, Nourse Farms.
Participants may receive 3 Pesticide Applicator recertification credits for attending the entire day, and
Certified Crop Advisors may earn 5.5 recertification credits for participation the entire day.
For more information about this or other workshops, please contact:
Mark Hutchinson, Extension Professor
University of Maine Cooperative Extension
377 Manktown Road
Waldoboro, ME 04572
Tel. 207.832.0343 or 1.800.244.2104 (in Maine).
Any person with a disability who needs accommodations for this program should contact Mark Hutchinson at 1.800.244.2104 to discuss any needed arrangements. Receiving requests for accommodations at least 10 days before the program provides a reasonable amount of time to meet the request; however, all requests will be considered.