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

We publish a Pest Alert weekly during the summer. Regional pest information is gathered through an extensive IPM program. A Late Blight Hotline has the latest details on the growing season.

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HOT LINE PHONE NUMBER: 207.760.9ipm

Symptoms of a Lightning Strike in a Potato Field

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.