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Wild Blueberry Production: A Five Week Course for Beginning Farmers and UMaine Students (online)


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, […]

Fall in Garden: Learning Series in Skowhegan (Planting the Fall Garden)

University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Somerset County Office 7 County Drive, Skowhegan, ME, United States

This is the first program in the Fall in the Garden Learning Series. A survey of conditions and considerations unique to the fall growing season will be discussed. Strategies to drive success will be developed by considering the appropriate windows for planting various cool-season crops and the ways in which the production environment may be […]