The Future of Maine's Potato Industry

Oct 18, 2017

Broadcasting live from the University of Maine at Presque Isle:

We'll look at the importance of the potato industry to Aroostook County and to the state. Potato farming has declined in the past decades, but is still a significant crop and part of Maine’s culture. How can new products and technologies contribute to the future of the potato industry?

Guests: Timothy P. Hobbs, Director of Development/Grower Relations, Maine Potato Board

James Dwyer, Crops Specialist, University of Maine Cooperative Extension

US Route 1 marker in Fort Kent, Maine

Maine Public TV Air Times:
Thur., November 9 at 10:00 pm
Sat., November 11 at 11:00 am

People, potatoes, paper and ploys. US Highway One is the main artery of the Eastern United States. It links thirteen states, their cities, towns and people.