The University of Maine Cooperative Extension Potato Program team provides information on potato and rotation crop production.

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension Potatoes Program gives residents access to the resources and expertise of the University of Maine. Through educational programs, publications, and events, UMaine Extension delivers unbiased, research-based information to all Maine citizens. We can answer your questions on a wide array of topics. Regional pest information is gathered through an extensive IPM program. To find out how we can help you, browse our site, or contact us.

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Symptoms of a Lightning Strike in a Potato Field (YouTube)

UMaine Extension Professor and Crops Specialist Steve Johnson explains the hallmarks and shows examples of damage in a potato field as the result of a lightning strike.