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Board seeks farmer, farm family nominees

The Maine Potato Board is seeking nominations within the Maine potato industry for the 2018 Farmer/Farm Family of the Year award.

The farmer/farm family will be selected under the following criteria. They must be over 40 years of age and exhibit: outstanding farming practices; growth and advancement in farming operation, to include a willingness to try new methods, technology, and advancements in the potato industry; leadership and involvement in the industry; and involvement in local community, church and other civic groups.

To nominate a farmer or farm family, contact the Maine Potato Board by March 16 at 769-5061; fax 764-4148; or email: jtapley@mainepotatoes.com.

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