|Congress and Farmers Are Shocked By Proposed USDA Cuts|
Maine Public Broadcasting - 5/23/2017. By Dan Charles - Top officials at the U.S. Department of Agriculture didn't even try to act enthusiastic as they unveiled details of their agency's proposed 2018 budget, which includes drastic cuts in spending. "We're going to do the best we can," said Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. "It's my job to implement that plan."
|Student debt could cost this Maine family the farm|
Bangor Daily News - 5/22/2017. By Lauren Abbate - The 175 acres of forest and farmland that’s home to Leaves and Blooms Greenhouse on Route 15 has been in Jackie Robinson’s family for four generations.