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As MOO Milk Disbands, County Farmers Find New Opportunities

| July 18, 2014

For organic dairy farmer Vaughn Chase, it’s the end of one chapter..and the beginning of a new one. “We’re actually looking forward to this challenge,” said Chase. On Saturday Chase’s Organic Dairy Farm will supply its last MOO Milk truck..something the farm in Mapleton has been doing for the last five years.. And then on Monday […]

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New Downtown Market in Presque Isle Set to Open May 15th…Looking for Vendors

| March 24, 2014

If you’re a Maine-made Merchant interested in expanding your business…the city of Presque Isle WANTS YOU. A new public market is opening in downtown Presque Isle in just two months. It needs more vendors. And like any successful enterprise, the key is LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION.  Shawn Cunningham reports. A snow covered Riverside Park isn’t deterring […]

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Disaster Assistance Available for Maine Farmers

| December 11, 2013

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 […]

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USDA Offering Value Added Grants to Farmers

| October 6, 2012

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.

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Businessman to Honor Farmers

| March 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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