BDN features former UMaine Extension crops specialist work with potato growers around the world

The Bangor Daily News wrote a feature about Steve Johnson, retired crops specialist with University of Maine Cooperative Extension in Presque Isle who ensured the continued success of potato farming around the world and made potatoes possible as a staple food even in poorer countries. He has shared his expertise throughout Maine and in such places as Australia, Guatemala and Macedonia. After retiring June 30, Johnson plans to return to Australia this winter to work with the seed industry there, and he plans other projects to help people learn more about the science of agriculture. The County and Potato News Today shared the BDN report. The County, Potato News Today and Potato Review shared the BDN report.