Agricultural Research and UMaine’s Pivotal Role

The University of Maine has been involved in blueberry research since 1898, but it was not until the 1940’s that they purchased a farm specifically for blueberry research. In 1946 they purchased a property on US Route 1 near Columbia Falls, now called “Blueberry Hill”-named via a contest to local school children.


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