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The first farmers

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AGRICULURAL ORGANIZATIONS AND INSTITUTIONS

Maine State Grange
http://www.nationalgrange.org/states/maine/htm

A History of the Maine Agricultural College - University of Maine, Orono
http://www.umaine.edu/Administration/history.htm

Books on the History of the University of Maine, Orono:

  • The First Century: A History of the University of Maine, 1865-1965
    Smith, David C., 1979.
  • The University of Maine. Briggs, Bob and Wright, Deborah. Arcadia Publishing, 1999.
Maine Department of Agriculture
http://www.state.me.us/agriculture/

U.S. Department of Agriculture - Historical Statistics
http://www.usda.gov/nass/


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THE FIRST FARMERS | AGRICULTURE ORGANIZES | AGRICULTURE TODAY | FEATURED INTERVIEWS | TRANSCRIPT

HISTORY TIMELINE | ARTS & CULTURE TIMELINE | NATIVE AMERICAN CULTURE | CLASSROOM | HISTORY LINKS | SITE INDEX

 

HOME: The Story of Maine on the Maine Public Broadcasting Network was made in partnership with the Maine State Museum. Major funding was provided by the  Institute of Museum and Library Services, a federal agency committed to fostering innovation, leadership and a lifetime of learning. Additional funding provided by Elsie Viles.
Major funding for previous seasons of  HOME: The Story of Maine was made possible by a grant from Rural Development, a part of the USDA. Special support is provided by The Maine State Museum and Northeast Historic Films.