College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture

Press Herald article on local popcorn includes recommendations from Hutton

The latest article in the Portland Press Herald’s “Green Plate Special” column focused on eating and growing local popcorn in Maine. For those who want to try growing popcorn, Mark Hutton, an Associate Professor of Vegetable Crops in the School of Food and Agriculture and University of Maine Cooperative Extension vegetable crop specialist recommends the Mahogany, Robust 128YH, Strawberry and Top-Pop varieties, according to the article.