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Fitzpatricks of Houlton named 2014 Farm Family of the Year

| July 11, 2014

Albert Fitzpatrick says farming is in his blood. “You gotta be a risk taker and it’s not always fun but for the most part its not like going to work every day and dreading it..you like it,” he said. It was 1973 when Fitzpatrick took that risk and started his potato farm. What was first […]

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Sara Corey is Youngest and First Female to be Named ‘Young Farmer of the Year’

| December 5, 2013

Sara Corey received many cards from friends and family congratulating her on being named the 2013 Young Farmer of the Year. An award the 23-year-old director of agronomy and variety development at Daniel Corey Farms was honored to receive, as farming is her passion. Corey says, “I like working for my family, there’s something about […]

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Farm Family of the Year

| July 12, 2013

There’s no doubt that growing potatoes plays a big role in GROWING the economy of our state….And the Maine Potato Board is recognizing a farm family.. With the title of ” Farm family of the year.” This year’s title goes to a farm out of Blaine that has been in business for almost 50 years… […]

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Maine Potato Market In Mexico

| January 22, 2013

A possible boost for the Maine potato industry.  Negotiations between the U.S. And Mexico on the potato market are in the final stages.  The move to get full access across the border could allow Maine growers to market their potatoes in Mexico.

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Update From the Maine Potato Board

| October 26, 2012

It was a busy day for the Maine Potato Board Wednesday. Several items were on the agenda for their board meeting – one was announcing the 2013 young farmer of the year. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli tells us who the recipient is and brings us a recap of the meeting.

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