An event hosted by the Central Aroostook Soil & Water Conservation District at the Staples Farm in Presque Isle, provided an educational opportunity for farmers and industry officials to learn the benefits of rotational crops.
A project at the University of Maine at Presque Isle's greenhouse could benefit area growers. In this week's County Ag Report, Kathy McCarty has more on how research on rotational crops could mean more money in farmers' pockets.
A County organization is continuing to bring small farmers and customers together, through the convenience of home delivery. In this week's County Ag Report, Kathy McCarty speaks with some of the people behind Shop Small Farms and has more on what the program offers.
Cover crops serve a vital role in the world of agriculture. In this week's County Ag Report, Kathy McCarty has more on a project designed to teach area farmers what will work best with what they produce.
Last week's rain raised concern for local conservationists. In this week's County Ag Report, Kathy McCarty has more on how heavy rain, combined with local farming practices, can lead to problems for area waterways.
The potato industry has seen more activity, now that restaurants are beginning to open again. But is it enough to help Maine farmers? In this week's County Ag Report, Kathy McCarty speaks with Don Flannery about how opening businesses will affect local producers.
The closing of meat processing plants nationally has caused concern there will be a meat shortage. In this week's County Ag Report, Kathy McCarty speaks with two County meat producers who say shortages elsewhere means more business for local farmers.
Spring planting is getting underway throughout the state, as temperatures rise and the ground dries. Kathy McCarty has more on what recent snowy weather has meant for the potato industry, especially here in The County.
Covid 19 is having an effect on the potato crop in The County. As we told you last night, the closure of venues that serve potatoes has resulted in products sitting idle at processing facilities and potato houses across the country. Kathy McCarty spoke with the executive director of the Maine Potato Board and has more on efforts to get these products to those who need them.
How you obtain vegetables can vary from your own garden to purchasing them from a store or vendor. In this week's County Ag Report, Kathy McCarty has more on options available to meet your veggie needs.