UMaine Extension offers updates for agricultural industry Jan. 19

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer two online research updates specific to the agricultural industry from 7–8 p.m. on Jan. 19. 

“Integrated Pest Management — Controlling Pests in Potatoes” will be presented by Paul Horne, entomologist, potato IPM expert and owner-director of IPM Technologies Pty Ltd., Victoria, Australia; followed by “Potato Early Dying Research Update and Disease Management” with Khalil Al-Mughrabi, a plant pathologist and specialist with the Department of Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries at the Government of New Brunswick, Canada.

The cost is $5; registration is required to receive the link. Register on the event webpage. Eligible participants can earn one pesticide recertification credit and one CCA credit. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact 207.554.4373 or