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Pesticide Credit Workshops

Schedule of workshops for private pesticide applicators to earn re-certification credits at Maine Farm Days is listed below. Maine Farm Days is free, and is scheduled to take place August 22 and 23 at Misty Meadows Farm on Hill Road in Clinton, Maine. All workshops are free. There is no need to register.

For more information visit http://www.kcswcd.org/Projects/Maine%20Farm%20Days%20stuff/MFD%20Page.htm
or call 207-622-7847 ext. 3

Pesticide Credit Workshops
2012 Maine Farm Days, Misty Meadow Farm, Clinton, Maine
1 credit awarded per workshop (approved)

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Wednesday, August 22, 2012
10:00 to 11:00 AM
Pest Issues & You – An Interactive Discussion with John Jemison, Soil & Water Quality Specialist,University ofMaine Cooperative Extension.  John is the current chair of the BPC.

11:10 AM to 12:10 PM
Fruit & Vegetable Pests Interactive Quiz with Clay Kirby, Extension Entomologist,University ofMaine Cooperative Extension

1:00 to 2:00 PM
Common Pests of Cranberries in Maine with Charles Armstrong, Cranberry Specialist,University ofMaine Cooperative Extension

2:10 to 3:10 PM
Insects in Your Woodlot: Good, Bad & Pretty Cute with Colleen Teerling, Entomologist,MaineForest Service

Thursday, August 23, 2012
10:00 to 11:00 AM
IPM Planning & Tools for Farmers to Write an IPM Plan with Kathy Murray, Entomologist, Maine Department of Agriculture.

11:10 AM to 12:10 PM
Cover Crops & No-Till Corn Silage Production with Rick Kersbergen – Extension Educator, University of Maine Cooperative Extension

1:00 to 2:00 PM
What’s New in Pesticide Risks: Toxicity & Exposure with LeBelle Hicks, Toxicologist, Board of Pesticides Control, Maine Department of Agriculture

2:10 to 3:10 PM
Pesticide Poisoning: Horror Stories withRichard Brzozowski, Extension Educator,University ofMaine Cooperative Extension

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