UMaine Extension strawberry school Jan. 17 in Augusta

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will hold a strawberry school for commercial growers 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Jan. 17 at the Augusta Civic Center, during the 2019 Maine Agricultural Trades Show.

Topics include basic site requirements, site preparation, plant selection, care of young plants, nutrient management, pest management and business management.

The $25 per person fee includes all materials; online registration is strongly advised before Jan. 11. Two recertification credits will be available for pesticide applicators.

For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact David Handley, 933.2100; Information also is online.