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MPB, UMaine unveil two new potato varieties

February 4, 2014
By Bangor Daily News


February 3, 2014, Orono, ME — The Maine Potato Board and University of Maine recently announced the creation of two new potato varieties targeted at the french fry and potato chip industries.

The new varieties — the Easton and the Sebec — were developed in partnership with the University of Maine over the past several growing seasons, said Tim Hobbs, director of grower relations for the potato board. READ MORE