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Pollinator Health and Safety Conference – November 20, 2014 – Portland

Pollinator Health and Safety Conference - November 20, 2014 - Portland

Pollinator Health and Safety Conference – November 20, 2014 – Portland, Maine

 

 

November 20, 2014
Portland Marriott at Sable Oaks
200 Sable Oaks Drive
South Portland, ME 04106

Co-Sponsored By The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation & Forestry

For more information:
http://umaine.edu/agriculture/pollinator-conference/

 

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

8:00 am-   Registration and Check-in

8:30 am-    Welcome and Overview
Moderator Jim Dill, University of Maine Cooperative Extension

8:45 am-    Factors Affecting Bee Mortality In the US
John Skinner, Professor and Apiculture Specialist, University of Tennessee

9:45 am-    Factors Affecting Bee Mortality In Maine Agriculture
Tony Jadczak, Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation & Forestry.

10:30 am-  Break

10:45 am-   Status of Native ME Pollinators
Frank Drummond, UMaine School of Biology and Ecology

11:30 am-   Pesticide Risks
Nancy Ostiguy, Penn State University, Department of Entomology

12:30 pm-  Lunch

1:30 pm-    Use Patterns for Neonicotinoids and Other Pesticides in Maine
Henry Jennings, Director Maine Board of Pesticides Control

2:30 pm-    Best Management Practices For Pollinator Safety
David Epstein, USDA Office of Pest Management Policy

3:30 pm-    Panel Discussion-Questions All

4:30 pm-    Adjourn Safe Travels!!

 

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