BDN, Morning Ag Clips report on new ornamental horticulture specialist

The Bangor Daily News published a University of Maine news release announcing Matthew Wallhead as the new ornamental horticulture specialist for the University of Maine Cooperative Extension and assistant professor of horticulture in the UMaine School of Food and Agriculture. Wallhead is coming from the USDA Agricultural Research Service Application Technology Research Unit in Wooster, Ohio. Wallhead holds a doctorate in plant biology and geospatial sciences from the University of New Hampshire, and his work with the UMaine Extension will include educating people about management practices to increase production efficiency and profitability in horticulture. “Maine is a beautiful state, and I look forward to serving the green industry here,” Wallhead said. Morning Ag Clips also published the report.