Comments for: Looking for growth in Maine’s agricultural economy

Posted Sept. 23, 2011, at 5:45 p.m.

Maine’s agricultural sector has played a prominent role in the state’s economy, culture and environment for more than a century. Of Maine’s approximately 20 million acres, about 1.35 million are devoted to some aspect of farming. Figures from the 2007 United States Department of Agriculture Census indicate Maine’s 8,100 farms …

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