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LD 1481- Exempting commercial farmers and loggers from paying sales tax on off-road fuel

This Legislative session Maine Farm Bureau and the Professional Logging Contractors of Maine sponsored LD 1481. The bill is currently being discussed in both bodies of Legislature as the session nears its end. For more information regarding the bill and the impact it would have after becoming law, please review the article in the Portland… Read more >

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Ryan Crane honored by Maine Potato Board

Ryan Crane of Exeter, the chair of the Maine Farm Bureau Young Farmers Committee, has been named the Maine Potato Board’s 2016 Young Farm of the Year. An Exeter native, graduate of Dexter Regional High School and Purdue University, the fourth-generation potato farmer currently is production manager at Crane Brothers Farms, a 3,000-acre operation with… Read more >