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Pollinator Health and Safety Conference

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension and the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry are co-sponsoring the Pollinator Health and Safety Conference to bring together farmers, bee-keepers, entomologists, policy-makers and others interested in protecting pollinators. State and national experts on pollinators, bee-keeping, and pesticides will share the latest scientific research on factors affecting pollinator health and best practices for their protection.

November 20, 2014, 8:00 am—4:30 pm.

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ONGOING

  • Important Warning Regarding Persistent Herbicides [PDF]; Herbicide Carryover Customer Acknowledgement Sample Form [PDF]
  • The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed changes to the Agricultural Worker Protection Standard. Go to their website to get an overview or provide input—deadline August 18, 2014.
  • BPC Environmental Risk Assessment Committee (ERAC) to examine whether current pesticide residues have the potential to affect the lobster resource in Maine directly or via impact on other marine organisms.
  • Presentations from the 2014 General Recertification Sessions

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