Media advance Calderwood, Koehler, Birkel future of farming talk
The Bangor Daily News and Downeastmaine.com promoted a free online presentation sponsored by the University of Maine George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions and facilitated by Lily Calderwood, UMaine Cooperative Extension wild blueberry specialist and assistant professor of horticulture, 3-4 p.m. Oct. 5. “The Future of Farming: Building Tools for Tech Savvy Farmers,” will feature discussion with Glen Koehler, associate scientist in integrated pest management and Sean Birkel, research assistant professor with the Climate Change Institute focusing on a partnership between UMaine Extension members, the state climatologist and Maine farmers who are collaborating to develop whole system approaches to wild blueberry production in Maine. More information is available online. Newstral shared the BDN story.