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Cooperative Extension: Agriculture


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University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s PUBLICATIONS & BOOKS help “extend” University of Maine resources to the Maine public.


UMaine Extension produces statewide newsletters and blogs on a variety of agriculture-related topics.

Apple Pest Report
A newsletter targeted primarily for commercial growers but is also of use to hobbyists. There are 2 ways to receive the Apple Pest Report newsletter:

  1. E-mail version is free. Your e-mail program must be able to read HTML-email messages. If you would like to receive the e-mail version send your e-mail address.
  2. The web version is usually published at same time as e-mail version is mailed. All the current year issues are freely accessible at the UMaine Extension Apple IPM website.

Farm Scoop: a free, farm-related, online newsletter. To receive notifications of new issues via e-mail, contact KymNoelle Sposato at kymnoelle.sposato@maine.edu.


Made in Maine: Thoughts on Food, Animals and Agriculture: Blog by Donald E Hoenig, VMD. Dr. Hoenig retired as the Maine State Veterinarian in 2012 and, after completing a year-long Congressional Fellowship in Sen. Susan Collins’ office in Washington DC last year, in January 2014 he started working as a part-time Extension Veterinarian for University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Submit questions and comments to dochoenigvmd78@gmail.com. Answers to selected questions will appear in future blog posts.


Maine Grain and Oilseed Newsletter: a free, online newsletter providing production and research information to Maine’s grain and oilseed producers. Information includes tips on production, fertility, marketing, pest management, and more. Also available as an e-mail-based newsletter. For subscription information, contact Andrew Plant at aplant@maine.edu or (207) 532-6548.


Maine Home Garden News: a free, online newsletter.


Orchard Newsletter
A newsletter for commercial apple growers. For subscription information, contact pamela.stpeter@maine.edu or (207) 933-2100.


Pest Alert
Published weekly during the summer for commercial potato growers. For subscription information, contact Steve Johnson at (207) 764-3361 or 1-800-287-1462 (in Maine).


Spudlines
A newsletter for commercial potato growers. Published four times a year. For subscription information, contact Steve Johnson at (207) 764-3361 or 1-800-287-1462 (in Maine).


Strawberry IPM Newsletter
For subscription information, contact pamela.stpeter@maine.edu, (207) 933-2100, or visit the Highmoor Farm website and subscribe to the Highmoor Farm Blog RSS feed.


Sweet Corn IPM Newsletter
For subscription information, contact pamela.stpeter@maine.edu, (207) 933-2100, or visit the Highmoor Farm website and subscribe to the Highmoor Farm Blog RSS feed.


Wild Blueberry News
A monthly newsletter for commercial blueberry growers. To subscribe, use our online form or call 581-2892 or 1-800-287-0274; 581-2923 or 1-800-897-0757.


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Contact Information

Cooperative Extension: Agriculture
5741 Libby Hall
Orono, Maine 04469-5741
Phone: 207.581.3188, 800.287.0274 (in Maine) or 800.287.8957 (TDD)E-mail: extension@maine.edu
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
207.581.1110
A Member of the University of Maine System