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Wild Blueberry Commission & Advisory Members and University Researchers

Maine Wild Blueberry Research and Extension Priorities 
(These priorities have been established by the Maine Wild Blueberry Advisory Committee)

2017 Commission Members 2017 Advisory Members
Roy Allen, Chair
Allen’s Blueberry Freezer
PO Box 536
Ellsworth, ME 04605

Tel: (207) 667-5561
Fax: (207) 667-8315
Email:  allensblueberries@gmail.com

Bruce HallChair
Jasper Wyman & Son
PO Box 100
Milbridge, ME 04658

Cell: (207) 598-0495
Email: bhall@wymans.com

Ragnar Kamp
Cherryfield Foods, Inc.
320 Ridge Road
Cherryfield, ME  04622

Tel:  (207) 546-7573
Fax: (207) 546-2713
Email:  rkamp@cherryfieldfoods.com

JD NewellVice Chair
Passamaquoddy Wild Blueberry Company
PO Box 63
Columbia Falls, ME 04623

Tel: (207) 483-4501
Email: pwbc2@ne.twcbc.com

Annie Allen
G.M. Allen & Son, Inc.
PO Box 454
Blue Hill, ME 04614

Tel: (207) 469-7060
Fax: (207) 469-2308
Email:allengmblue@gmail.com

Scott Hennessey
Hennessey Brothers
183 Ridge Road
Marshfield, ME 04654

Tel: (207) 557-6266
Email: hennesseyscott@gmail.com

Richard Gardner
PO Box 127
East Machias, ME 04630

Tel: (207) 255-6039
Email: dmgard@maineline.net

Shannon Lion
Sunkhaze Farm
PO Box 53
Old Town, ME 04468

Tel: (207) 745-7583

Darin Hammond
Jasper Wyman & Son
PO Box 100
Millbridge, ME 04658

Tel: (207) 638-2201 or 546-2311
Fax: (207) 638-2145
Email: dhammond@wymans.com

Alan Spear
PO Box 315
East Machias, ME 04630

Tel: (207) 461-6744
Email: abby_spear@hotmail.com 

Ed Hennessey, Vice Chair
Machias Savings Bank
PO Box 318
Machias, ME 04654

Tel: (207) 255-9280
Email: EHennessey@machiassavings.com

Paul Sweetland
Coastal Blueberries Service
PO Box 522
Union, ME 04862

Tel: (207) 785-3641

Todd Merrill
Merrill Blueberry Farms
PO Box 149
Ellsworth, ME 04605

Tel: (207) 667-2541
Fax: (207) 667-4052
Email: tmerrill@merrillwildblueberries.com

Katy Yeatts
Cherryfield Foods, Inc.
320 Ridge Road
Cherryfield, ME 04622

Tel: (207) 546-7573
Email: katie.yeatts@cherryfieldfoods.com

Larry Scott
Scott’s Blueberry Hill Farm Inc.
391 Goshen Road
Waldoboro, ME  04572

Tel: (207) 832-4160

 
Nancy McBrady, Executive Director
Wild Blueberry Commission
5784 York Complex, Suite 52
Orono, ME 04469-5784

Tel: (207) 581-1475
Fax: (207) 581-3499
Email: nancy.mcbrady@maine.edu

 

 

University of Maine & Cooperative Extension Researchers
Dr. Seanna Annis
Associate Extension Professor & Plant Pathology Specialist
Professor of Mycology, School of Biology & Ecology
5722 Deering Hall, Rm. 13
Orono, ME 04469-5722

Tel: (207) 581-2621
Fax: (207) 581-2969
Email: sannis@maine.edu

Expertise: plant pathology, mummyberry, stem blight,
and leaf spot diseases

Dr. Francis Drummond
Entomology Specialist & Professor of Insect Ecology
School of Biology & Ecology
University of Maine
5722 Deering Hall, Rm. 305
Orono, Maine 04469-5722

Tel: (207) 581-2989
Fax: (207) 581-2969
E-mail: fdrummond@maine.edu

Expertise: blueberry insect pests management and pollination ecology

Dr. Mary Ellen Camire
Professor of Food Science & Human Nutrition
School of Food & Agriculture
University of Maine
5735 Hitchner Hall, Rm. 105
Orono, ME 04469-5735

Tel: (207) 581-1627
Fax: (207) 581-1636
Email: Camerie@maine.edu

Expertise: food processing, product development,
dietary fiber methodology

Dr. Dorothy Klimis
Professor of Clinical Nutrition
School of Food & Agriculture
University of Maine
5735 Hitchner Hall, Rm. 232
Orono, ME 04469-5735

Tel: (207) 581-3124
Fax: (207) 581-3111
Email: dorothea@maine.edu

Expertise: health aspects of blueberries, effect of blueberries on arterial Glycosaminoglycan composition, metabolism and structure

Judith Collins
Assistant Scientist of Blueberry Hill Farm
University of Maine
5722 Deering Hall, Rm. 307
Orono, ME 04469-5722

Tel: (207) 581-2868
Fax: (207) 581-2969
Email: collinsj@maine.edu

Expertise: entomology

Dr. David Yarborough
Extension Blueberry Specialist & Professor of Horticulture
University of Maine Cooperative Extension
5722 Deering Hall, Rm. 414
University of Maine
Orono, ME USA 04469-5722

Tel: (207) 581-2923
Email: Davidy@maine.edu

Expertise: Extension specialist, weed scientist, crop management, weed control, field cover, registration of minor use pesticides

Jennifer D’Appollonio
Assistant Scientist
School of Food & Agriculture
University of Maine
5722 Deering Hall, Rm. 411
Orono, ME 04469-5722

Tel: (207) 581-2924
Email:jennifer.dappollonio@maine.edu

Expertise: weed control

Jeffery Brann, Farm Manager
Blueberry Hill Research Farm
US Route 1, Box 805
Jonesboro, ME USA 04648

Tel: (207) 434-2291
Email: jeffrey.brann@maine.edu

Expertise: wild blueberry management

 


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Published and distributed in furtherance of Acts of Congress of May 8 and June 30, 1914, by the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, the Land Grant University of the state of Maine and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Cooperative Extension and other agencies of the U.S.D.A. provide equal opportunities in programs and employment.

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Cooperative Extension: Maine Wild Blueberries
5741 Libby Hall
Orono, Maine 04469-5741
Phone: 207.581.3188 or 800.287.0274 (in Maine)E-mail: extension@maine.edu
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
207.581.1110
A Member of the University of Maine System