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Coffin, Hibbard Interviewed for Press Herald Article

Monday, April 1st, 2013

The Portland Press Herald spoke to two faculty members of the University of Maine Cooperative Extension for an article about ways gardeners can prevent deer from eating their crops. Donna Coffin, an extension professor in Dover-Foxcroft, spoke about the deer problem in gardens and the use of fences to keep the animals away. Diana Hibbard, home horticulture coordinator at the University of Maine Cooperative Extension in Cumberland County said deer usually don’t like plants with fuzzy leaves, prickly foliage or strong smells.