Media highlight UMaine wild blueberry research field
WABI (Channel 5), News Center Maine (Channel 2), WVFX (Fox 22/ABC 7), the Penobscot Bay Pilot and Energy News Network highlighted UMaine’s new Wyman’s Wild Blueberry Research and Innovation Center, which will look at the impact that climate change, genetics, pests and diseases have on the state fruit. The researchers hope to learn advanced crop production techniques that benefit growers, consumers and the environment. UMaine held a launch event for the new center, which will include a 3-acre research field. The UMaine research teams will begin their work in 2024.