Elver season falls short of statewide quota

According to a Maine Department of Marine Resources spokesman, the total statewide catch is estimated to be around 9,300 pounds, which is approximately 85 percent of the statewide quota of 11,749 pounds for the 2014 season. 05.30.14

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Farmers, large animal veterinarians struggle with costs, demand

Young veterinarians are graduating from school with heavy debt loads that make it difficult for them to treat farm animals in some parts of the state where demand is declining and older vets are retiring, according to industry officials. 05.30.14