Maine Potatoes are Fresh, Sustainable, Delicious, and Nutritious!
The Maine Potato industry prides itself on producing a high-quality product, whether that product is potatoes destined for your table, french fries, potato chips, or other processed potatoes. The Maine Quality Trademark is your guarantee that the contents are only the highest quality. In fact, before those potatoes can bear that trademark, they are inspected and pass requirements stricter than the United States Department of Agriculture’s U.S. No. 1 grade. Just look for the red, white and blue State of Maine trademark the next time you’re shopping for potatoes.
In the news…
Maine Potato Board awarded Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Grant to Study Pulse and Oilseed Crop Production
Presque Isle, ME – The Maine Potato Board is pleased to announce it has received a $105,527.00 grant from the USDA – Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (Northeast SARE). These funds will support the two year project, “Developing Best Management Practices for Pulse and Oilseed Crops in the Northeast”. A lack of best […]
Before leaving Presque Isle, we spent some time learning about the equipment needed to raise potatoes and other county crops. Wow! BIG Tonka toys! Some of our legislators enjoyed trying their hand at driving a tractor around (with a coach, of course) at Theriault’s John Deere. The tractor, regularly priced at $274,000 was on sale […]