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Agricultural Experimental Stations and their publications: Maine


Station History

Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station logoThe Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station programs strive to enhance the profitability and sustainability of Maine’s natural resource-based industries, protect Maine’s environment, and improve the health of its citizens.

The station maintains its offices and principal research laboratories in Orono. Additional research facilities include Aroostook Farm in Presque Isle, Highmoor Farm in Monmouth, Blueberry Hill Farm in Jonesboro, J. F. Witter Teaching and Research Center in Old Town, the Lyle E. Littlefield Ornamentals Trial Garden and the Roger Clapp Greenhouses in Orono, and the Dwight B. Demeritt Forest in Old Town and Orono. The off-campus facilities of the Experiment Station provide an essential platform for applied field research that is integrated with research at campus laboratories.

University Repository

The Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station has a long history of conducting research to benefit Maine and its people. This website provides a list of publications in print. Publications are grouped under topic area. Many are available in electronic format by clicking on the publication number. Those not in electronic format are available as printed copies from the Publications Office.

Extension Publications

Experiment station bulletin

[Orono, Me.] : The Station, 1983-

no online access

Technical bulletin

[Orono, Me.] : The Station, 1982-1991.

no online access



second series no.1(1889)-no.680(1969)

Online access no.1(1889)-no.326(1925)

Contact Information

Historic Photographs

English Plantain. (Plantago lanceolata), 1890

English Plantain. (Plantago lanceolata), 1890
Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Holmes Hall, home of the Agricultural Experiment Station 1904

Holmes Hall was formally dedicated on May 25, 1904 as the home of the Agricultural Experiment Station in Ororno, Maine on the campus of the University of Maine.