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Northern New England Local Bread Wheat

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Research - Wheat Variety Trials

Objective: To identify regionally-adapted spring and winter wheat varieties that are suited to organic production in New England.


Spring Wheat

Winter Wheat

Bake Tests!

2012 Harvest Photos

Acknowledgement: This research is supported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Organic Research and Extension Initiative under Award No. 2009?01366, “Enhancing farmers’ capacity to produce high quality organic bread wheat.”

Image Description: researchers in trial wheat field

Image Description: trial wheat field

Image Description: University of Maine; University of Vermont Extension, Cultivating Healthy Communities

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Northern New England Local Bread Wheat
495 College Avenue
Orono, ME 04473
Phone: 207.581.2942E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
A Member of the University of Maine System