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Potato News from Maine

Last summer, Maine potato farmers were dealt too much rain, which led to blight and rot. <br><br> This year, the farmers are struggling with the opposite extreme: too little rain, which is stunting the potatoes' growth and will hit farmers' wallets hard this fall.
Friday, August 31, 2012
 McCain Foods
McCain Foods in Easton is a mechanized wonderland of potato processing—the source of millions of pounds of fries in every shape known to modern man
Farmers in southern and central Maine have already reported cases of late blight in potato and tomato crops. Now the disease has spread to northern Maine.