Photo courtesy of University of Maine Cooperative Extension

ORONO – University of Maine Cooperative Extension will host a virtual wild blueberry conference with 14 biweekly sessions from 4–6 p.m. Feb. 1 to March 17.

Conference topics include weed, pest and disease management; water use and drought planning; pollinators, production and research updates; marketing and business management; updates from the Maine Wild Blueberry Commission; and a certification panel discussion. UMaine Extension and University of Maine educators, researchers and industry experts will lead the sessions.

The conference fee is $0–$50 sliding scale; registration is required. Register and find the agenda on the event webpage at Pesticide credits will be available. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact Mary Michaud at 207.581.3175 or More information also is available on the conference website.