ORONO — The University of Maine Cooperative Extension will host a free wild blueberry conference from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, at Black Bear Inn, 4 Godfrey Drive. A March 4 snow date has been set.

Topics will include management updates on diseases, pollinators and weeds; ideas about precision agriculture, post-harvest quality, and blueberry fertility; and insight into food safety requirements.

Pesticide credits will be available.

Registration is required. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Mary Michaud at 581-3175 or [email protected].

More information also is available at extension.umaine.edu or by contacting UMaine Extension blueberry specialist Lily Calderwood at 581-3193 or [email protected].

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