UMaine Extension offers agricultural industry updates Feb. 24

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer two educational updates for the agricultural industry 7–8 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 24. 

Gary Secor, a North Dakota State University professor of plant pathology, will discuss closing the gap between potential and actual potato production with disease management. Robert Larkin, a New England Plant, Soil, and Water Research Laboratory research plant pathologist, will follow with “Incorporating Disease-Suppressive Rotation Crops into Potato Cropping Systems.”         

The fee is $5; registration is required to receive the link. Register on the program webpage at Participants 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

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