2024 Potato Field Day

a few people looking at potato plants in a fieldWednesday, August 14, 2024
11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (tentative, rain or shine)

Aroostook Research Farm
59 Houlton Road, Presque Isle, Maine 04769

Cost: $5 (UMaine employees are free, please use code: tater2024)

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Get ready for an action-packed day filled with cutting-edge research presentations, valuable information exchange, and unparalleled professional networking opportunities. Discover the latest advancements in UMaine potato breeding, explore the American Potato Variety collection, and learn about the newest IPM options for insect pests. Dive into discussions on chemical or biological control strategies for diseases like pink rot, powdery scab, Alternaria, and Verticillium.

But that’s not all! We’ll also showcase innovative twin-row potato planting and share insights from our phosphorus trials. This is your chance to stay ahead of the curve, connect with industry experts, and be part of the future of potato farming.

Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to support and grow the potato industry. See you there!


If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this program, please call Pam Hickey at 207.764.3361 to discuss your needs. Receiving requests for accommodations at least five days before the program provides a reasonable amount of time to meet the request, however, all requests will be considered.


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