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Strawberry IPM Newsletter No. 1 – May 23, 2014

Please visit the Highmoor Farm website for the University of Maine Strawberry Integrated Pest Management  Newsletter No. 1, May 23, 2014, “2014 Strawberry Pest Management Season Begins.”

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Maine Vegetable and Fruit School – March 10 and 11, 2014

Maine Vegetable and Fruit School 2014

Monday, March 10, 2014
8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Seasons
Conference Center, Portland, Maine

OR

Tuesday, March 11, 2014
8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Bangor
Motor Inn Conference Center, Bangor, Maine

Registration Fee:  $35.00, includes lunch

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Please preregister by February 21, 2014.

This day-long school is offered for Maine farmers on two dates at two locations: March 10 in Portland or March 11 in Bangor. The agenda and registration form are posted on UMaine Cooperative Extension’s Highmoor Farm website.

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Pesticide Applicator Training – November 14, 2013

Pesticide Applicator License Exam Training

Thursday, November 14, 2013
8:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Highmoor Farm in Monmouth, Maine
Registration fee is $10.00. Lunch cost is additional $15.00 (optional).
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

The Core pesticide training and exam will be offered in the morning, followed by lunch. There will be Orchard Fruit Commodity AND Vegetable Commodity trainings and exams offered concurrently in the afternoon.

Please visit UMaine Cooperative Extension’s Tree Fruit website to register online and for more information.

Sweet Corn IPM Newsletter No. 11 – September 6, 2013

Please visit the Highmoor Farm website for the University of Maine Sweet Corn Integrated Pest Management Newsletter No. 11, September 6, 2013, “Late Silking Corn Still Needs Protection.”

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Sweet Corn IPM Newsletter No. 10 – August 30, 2013

Please visit the Highmoor Farm website for the University of Maine Sweet Corn Integrated Pest Management Newsletter No. 10, August 30, 2013, “Low Corn Pest Pressure for Late Season Corn.”

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Sweet Corn IPM Newsletter No. 9 – August 23, 2013

Please visit the Highmoor Farm website for the University of Maine Sweet Corn Integrated Pest Management Newsletter No. 9, August 23, 2013, “Corn Pest Pressure Increasing in Southern and Coastal Regions.”

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Sweet Corn IPM Newsletter No. 8 – August 16, 2013

Please visit the Highmoor Farm website for the University of Maine Sweet Corn Integrated Pest Management Newsletter No. 8, August 16, 2013, “Another Week of Low Pest Pressure.”

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Sweet Corn IPM Newsletter No. 7 – August 9, 2013

Please visit the Highmoor Farm website for the University of Maine Sweet Corn Integrated Pest Management Newsletter No. 7, August 9, 2013, “Corn Pest Pressure Remains Light in Most Fields – Corn Earworm, Fall Armyworm and European Corn Borer Damage Low.”

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Sweet Corn IPM Newsletter No. 6 – August 2, 2013

Please visit the Highmoor Farm website for the University of Maine Sweet Corn Integrated Pest Management Newsletter No. 6, August 2, 2013, “A Fairly Quiet Week for Corn Pests – Corn Earworm, Fall Armyworm and European Corn Borer Pressure Remains Light.”

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Sweet Corn IPM Newsletter No. 5 – July 26, 2013

Please visit the Highmoor Farm website for the University of Maine Sweet Corn Integrated Pest Management Newsletter No. 5, July 26, 2013, “Corn Insect Activity Remains Moderate – Squash Vine Borer and Spotted Wing Drosophila Pressure Increasing.”

Highmoor Farm Field Day and Summer Tour will be held on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration fee is $20 per person, including lunch, and preregistration is strongly encouraged. For more information and to register online, visit the Highmoor Farm website or call 207.933.2100.

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Cooperative Extension: Agriculture
5741 Libby Hall
Orono, Maine 04469-5741
Phone: 207.581.3188, 800.287.0274 (in Maine) or 800.287.8957 (TDD)E-mail: extension@maine.edu
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
207.581.1110
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