Maine Agriculture Stats

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Maine Potatoes

Much of the soil in the Pine Tree State’s southern and central areas are lake and ocean bottom soils which are free of stones and excellent for farming. Maine grows potatoes in this rich soil. Other state top commodities include dairy products and aquaculture. Maine leads the world in production of wild blueberries.

Top Agriculture Products

1. Potatoes
2. Dairy products
3. Aquaculture
4. Blueberries
5. Chicken eggs

Number of Farms

8,100

Land in Farms

1.35 million acres

Average Farm Size

167 acres

Source: United States Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service

Article From: Farm Flavor - www.farmflavor.com
http://farmflavor.com/us-ag/maine/

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