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Wild Blueberry Production: A Five Week Course for Beginning Farmers

September 27 @ 5:30 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until September 29, 2022

| $50 – $150

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, beginning and established farmers

PSE 270: Wild Blueberry Production (1 credit)
Dr. Lily Calderwood, Dr. Phil Fanning, Dr. Seanna Annis, Dr. Yongiang Zhang, and guest lecturers

Fall semester – 8/30/22 to 9/29/22 (5 weeks)
Tue/Th 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. (online, synchronous)

Last day to register: August 26, 2022

Register here!

Prerequisites: Background in farming or serious interest in farming wild blueberries.

Details

Date:
September 27
Time:
5:30 pm
Cost:
$50 – $150
Website:
https://extension.umaine.edu/register/product/wild-blueberry-production-short-course-2022/
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