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The question has arisen among Maine potato growers and other industry personnel whether irrigation technologies can be transferred successfully into humid growing areas such as in Maine and whether they can benefit the Maine potato industry. This report presents the findings of a stud y that attempts to answer the question of whether adoption of two of these newer technologies might be profitable for an individual grower in Maine.
Maine Agricultural Experiment Station
Marra, M.C., and T.A. Woods. 1990. The profitability of Supplemental Irrigation of Maine potatoes. Maine Agricultural Experiement Station Bulletin 832.