- Associated Press - Sunday, January 11, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - More than 5,000 people are expected to attend the 74th annual Maine Agriculture Trade Show this week.

The event - hosted by the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry - is being held Tuesday through Thursday at the Augusta Civic Center. Republican Gov. Paul LePage will attend on the opening day.

The trade show will feature presentations, demonstrations and more than 40 major agriculture groups. More than 110 exhibits will showcase new agriculture products, equipment and services.

LePage’s administration will also announce $450,000 in grants awarded through the Agriculture Development Grant Program.

The event is free and open to the public.



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