Maine

Harvest update: Great Lakes region, Maine making progress getting potatoes out of ground

Potato farmers in Wisconsin have been able to make solid progress harvesting their crop in recent days. Following weeks of above-average rain, that’... READ MORE »

University of Maine celebrates completion of new Aroostook County greenhouse

As part of homecoming celebrations, the University of Maine at Presque Isle marked the completion of its state-of-the-art, four-season Zillman Family ... READ MORE »

Harvest update: Rain slowing progress in key potato-growing regions

A wet spring hindered potato planting efforts around the U.S. The harvest season is turning out to be quite wet, as well. In Wisconsin, near-re... READ MORE »

LaJoie Farms honored as McCain Foods Champion Grower for ’18-19

McCain Foods honored some of its top potato providers during its annual banquet in Presque Isle, Maine in August by announcing its Champion Grower awa... READ MORE »

LaBrie Maine red potatoes

Late-summer potato crop progress reports from around the U.S.

Harvest 2019 is right around the corner for the major potato-producing regions in the northern United States. Here are a few reports from around the c... READ MORE »

Irving Farms whites

Maine crop coming into form, in spite of dry conditions

Like most potato-growing regions of the U.S., a wet spring caused planting delays in Aroostook County, Maine. As the calendar turned to summer, condit... READ MORE »

Penobscot McCrum building new processing facility in Maine

Maine’s potato-growing powerhouse Aroostock County is getting a new potato processing plant. Penobscot McCrum is building a 115,000-square-foot f... READ MORE »

D.C. Farms, Chandler family honored by Maine Potato Board

The Maine Potato Board has announced the Chandler family of D.C. Farms in Mapleton as the 2019 Farm Family of the Year. Darren Chandler, along wit... READ MORE »

Planting report: Wet spring delays showing up in the numbers

Flooding in the Red River Valley this spring has created havoc for many farmers trying to get their crops planted. Potato farmers there are doing bett... READ MORE »

University of Maine at Presque Isle breaks ground on all-season research greenhouse

The University of Maine at Presque Isle has broken ground on an 2,400-square-foot, all-season teaching and research greenhouse. When completed, the $9... READ MORE »


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