Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station

potato harvest

Community: From the ground up

Read transcript The University of Maine’s potato breeding program, conducted in collaboration with the Maine Potato Board, is committed to cultivating new varieties of spuds — a process that takes more than a decade and involves the expertise of growers, entomologists, food scientists, agronomists and geneticists. Follow professor Gregory Porter to the University of Maine […]

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Kennebec Journal quotes Yarborough in report on blueberry crop, drought

David Yarborough, a professor of horticulture in the School of Food and Agriculture and blueberry specialist with the University of Maine’s Cooperative Extension, spoke with the Kennebec Journal for an article about how some Maine blueberry farmers are using irrigation systems to deal with the recent drought. Maine is about halfway through its typical harvest […]

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