Annual Maine Potato Conference, trade show Jan. 18–19

Registration is open for University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s 32nd annual Maine Potato Conference and trade show, Jan. 18–19, at Caribou Inn and Convention Center in Caribou.

The conference is designed for potato producers, farm workers and crop advisers.

Scheduled speakers include UMaine Extension crop and soil specialists, UMaine and UMaine Presque Isle researchers, Maine Board of Pesticides Control and Maine Potato Board staff, and McCain Foods agronomists.

Topics include soil health and combating drought, storage practices, technology in agriculture and certified seed results. Participants will receive 2.0 pesticide recertification credits and 3.5 Certified Crop Adviser credits.

Cost is $20 for one day, $25 for two. Registration is online. For more information or to request a disability accommodation, contact Pam Hickey at 764.3361 or