WASHINGTON, DC – Farmers in a number of Maine counties are now eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) disaster assistance. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack issued a disaster designation Wednesday for Aroostook and Penobscot counties due to damage and losses caused by excessive precipitation that occurred from May 1st through September 30th. In addition to […]
If you or someone you know is a farmer looking to add value to a crop, USDA rural development wants to help. They’re currently seeking applications for value added producer grants. It’s a program that could provide farmers with a good chunk of change. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli explains.
The former A.D. Soucy Farm Supply building on Market Street in Fort Kent is getting a face-lift. A retired local businessman is in the works of creating a mural that will depict the life of a potato farmer. If you are interested in donating to the mural, mail your donations to: P.O. Box 23, Fort […]