SFA Faculty Listing

Robert Bayer, Animal Science
Timothy Bowden, Aquaculture
Stephanie Burnett, Horticulture
Beth Calder, Food Science
Mary Ellen Camire, Food Science
Robert Causey, Animal Science
Susan Erich, Plant and Soil Chemistry
Eric Gallandt, Weed Ecology
Jianjun (Jay) Hao, Plant Pathology
Mark Hutton, Vegetable Crops
Pauline Kamath, Animal Health
Dorothy Klimis-Zacas, Clinical Nutrition
Anne Lichtenwalner, Animal Science
Ellen Mallory, Sustainable Agriculture
David Marcinkowski, Animal Science
Renae Moran, Pomology
Angela Myracle, Human Nutrition
Balu Nayak, Food Science
Tsutomu Ohno, Soil Chemistry
Brian Perkins, Food Science
Jennifer Perry, Food Microbiology
Bryan Peterson, Horticulture
Greg Porter, Crop Ecology
Juan Romero, Animal Nutrition
Marianne Sarrantonio, Sustainable Agriculture
Denise Skonberg, Food Science
Lois Stack, Horticulture
Martin Stokes, Animal Science
Susan Sullivan, Human Nutrition
Mona Therrien, Human Nutrition
James Weber, Animal Science
Adrienne White, Human Nutrition
David Yarborough, Horticulture
Kate Yerxa, Human Nutrition

Associate Professor of Vegetable Crops and Extension VegetableHutton Specialist

Degree: Ph. D. 1988, University of New Hampshire
Phone: 207.933.2100
Email: mark.hutton@maine.edu
Location: Highmoor Farm

Professional Interests: Sustainable vegetable production practices, plant breeding and insect biocontrol

Teaching:

Research: To evaluate environmental adaptability and horticultural adaptability of commercially important vegetable species grown in Maine utilizing organic and conventional production practices, to evaluate other crop management strategies such as intercropping, living mulches, and sequential cropping for improved yields, quality, and reduced agrochemical inputs and to evaluate and develop improved management strategies for hoop house crop production.

Recent Publications:

Marshall, K.; Erich, S.; Hutton, M.; Hutchinson, M.; Mallory, E.  2016. Nitrogen availability from compost in high tunnel tomato production. Compost Sci. Util. 24:147-158.

Renaud, E.N.C.; van Bueren, E.T.L.; Paulo, M.J.; van Eeuwijk, F.A.; Juvik, J.A.; Hutton, M.G.; Myers, J.R. 2014. Broccoli cultivar performance under organic and conventional management systems and implications for crop improvement.  Crop Sci. 54:1539-1554.

Kiers, E.T.; Hutton, M.G.; Denison, R.F.  2007.  Human selection and the relaxation of legume defenses against ineffective rhizobia.  Proc R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 274:3119-3126.

Jackson, T.L.; Hutton, M.G.; Handley, D.T. 2007. Phytotoxicity and pollination disorders in sweet corn due to direct-silk applications of materials used for alternative corn earworm control. Horttechnology 17:163-168.

Hutton, M.G.; Handley, D.T. 2007.  Effects of silver reflective mulch, white inter-row mulch, and plant density on yields of pepper in Maine. Horttechnology 17:214-219.