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Stack, Lichtenwalner in News Report on Lack of Snow

University of Maine Cooperative Extension specialists Anne Lichtenwalner and Lois Berg Stack appeared in a Channel 2 (WLBZ) news report Tuesday on some of the effects of the lack of snow this winter. Stack, an ornamental horticulturist, said the lack of snow exposes plant roots to freezing without a protective blanket of snow on the ground. Lichtenwalner, a veterinarian and director of the UMaine Animal Health Lab, said the freeze-thaw-freeze weather can disrupt the lifecycle of parasites, which means healthier and more productive livestock.


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University of Maine Animal Health Lab
5735 Hitchner Hall
Orono, ME 04469
Phone: 207.581.2788 or 1.800.287.7170 (toll free in Maine)E-mail: extension@maine.edu
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Orono, Maine 04469
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