Extension Crop, Pest Experts Discuss Fruit Fly Threat

University of Maine Cooperative Extension blueberry specialist David Yarborough and pest management specialist Frank Drummond were interviewed for a Channel 2 (WLBZ) news report about a new Asian fruit fly – the Spotted Wing Drosophila – discovered in Maine that may threaten the state’s soft-skinned berry crops, including blueberries, strawberries and raspberries.

Contact: George Manlove, (207) 581-3756