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The Potato Program team at the University of Maine Cooperative Extension provides information on potato and rotation crop production. We publish SPUDLINES three times per year during winter and Pest Alert weekly during the summer. Regional pest information is gathered through an extensive IPM program. A Pest Management Hotline has the latest details on the growing season.
 
       HOT LINE PHONE NUMBER:         207.760.9ipm

 

Maine Board of Pesticides Control recertification credits

 

         CLICK HERE====> May (2013) Soil Temperature Comparison  

 

Alternative format of documents

 

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Potato Pest Control Guide

SPUDLINES Issues

 

Pest Alert Issues

 

Fact Sheets and Related Publications

 

Potato IPM Information

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    1. Northern Aroostook County
      Central Aroostook County
      Southern Aroostook County
      Central Maine

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    Commercial Potato Production in North America Handbook (NEW)

                                                                                                                                                                                                       

    GAP self audits and documentation files

                       --(The forms are downloadable and printable!)

    Late blight information for gardeners and others  

     

              CLICK HERE====>Maine and New Brunswick Potato Industries working together.
                                                  Joint Potato Late Blight Management Strategy

       
    University of Maine Cooperative Extension 
                              pest management: Jim Dill                 
    57 Houlton Road                                                                        insects: Jim Dwyer
    Presque Isle, ME 04769                                                           
    agronomy: John Jemison
    e-mail: Steve Johnson                                                               
    diseases: Steve Johnson          
    In Maine 800.287.1462                                                               
    Elsewhere 207.764.3361
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