UNIVERSITY OF MAINE WILD BLUEBERRY RESEARCH AND EXTENSION
Through the Advisory Committee, we have supported University of Maine research since 1945, and continue to do so through strategic investment and partnership.
Scroll down to learn about the University of Maine research and Extension faculty who continually help us to improve wild blueberry production in Maine.
DR. DAVID YARBOROUGH
Dr. David Yarborough served as the wild blueberry specialist with the Cooperative Extension for over 3 decades and is now Professor Emeritus. Some of his key research includes studies on yield (1), (2), competition with weeds (3), soil pH management (4), (5), organic wild blueberry production (6), Maine wild blueberry systems (7),(8), Irrigation (9), economic thresholds (10), growing season effects, (11) and a pocket guide to IPM scouting (12).
DR. FRANCIS DRUMMOND
Dr. Drummond served as the wild blueberry entomologist for 30+ years and is now Professor Emeritus. Dr. Drummond has published over 200 research articles on topics including climate change (1), pollination (2),(3),(4),(5), integrated pest management (6),(7), (8), (9), and a variety of other topics (10),(11).