University of Maine Cooperative Extension plans to offer two online research updates, specific to the agricultural industry and focusing on potatoes, from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19. Courtesy of the UMaine Cooperative Extension

ORONO — University of Maine Cooperative Extension plans to offer two online research updates, specific to the agricultural industry, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19.

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) — Controlling Pests in Potatoes will be presented by Paul Horne, entomologist, potato IPM expert and owner-director of IPM Technologies Pty Ltd., Victoria, Australia.

That presentation is 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.

To register, visit the event page at extension.umaine.edu.

Eligible participants can earn one pesticide recertification credit and one CCA credit.

For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, call 207-554-4373 or email [email protected].

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