Maine

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 »

Hannah Carter named dean of University of Maine Cooperative Extension

Caribou, Maine native Hannah Carter has been named dean of University of Maine Cooperative Extension, effective May 1. Carter received her Ph.D and ma... READ MORE »

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2018 Seed Potato Crop Report: Eastern, Central United States

Growing a successful seed potato crop means navigating two major variables: weather and disease/pest pressure. For the most part, growers were able to... READ MORE »

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Leavitt Farms of Maine wins 2018 McCain Foods Champion Grower Award

When it came time to stand up during the 2018 McCain Foods Champion Grower judging, potato grower Leavitt Farms stood out. Leavitt Farms LLC, based... READ MORE »

Maine board names Nightingale Farms’ Curtis Harrison as 2019 Young Farmer of the Year

The Maine Potato Board has named Curtis Harrison of Nightingale Farms its 2019 Young Farmer of the Year. Nightingale Farms is located in New Limeri... READ MORE »

Maine potato growers get boost from Specialty Crop Block Grant Program

The federal government is investing more than a half million dollars in Maine to help boost production of crops including state staples like potatoes ... READ MORE »


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