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UMaine Extension to host online presentations by potato specialists

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will host a one-hour Zoom meeting consisting of two presentations by potato specialists on Wednesday, February 24 according to a press release.

Dr. Gary Secor, North Dakota State University, will speak on Closing the Gap. Dr. Secor will discuss how managing potato diseases can close the gap between what growers produce and what is possible to produce. Dr. Robert Larkin, UDSA-ARS, Orono will give a presentation on Incorporating Disease-Suppressive Rotation Crops into Potato Cropping Systems and general soil health.

Preregistration is required. The Zoom link and passcode will be sent to participants prior to the training. To register, visit extension.umaine.edu. Participants from the US can earn one pesticide recertification credit and one CCA credit.

For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Steve Johnson at 207-554-4373 or [email protected].

Source: University of Maine Extension
Photo: Courtesy Dr Steve Johnson

Lukie Pieterse, Editor and Publisher of Potato News Today

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