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Annual Agriculture Trades Show Starts Tuesday 

The 76th annual Maine Agriculture Trades Show starts today.

It runs at the Augusta Civic Center until Thursday.

Governor LePage is excited to be there today to discuss the importance of agriculture to Maine’s Economy.

According to the Governor, Maine’s maple and horticultural industries are examples of Growing agricultural businesses.

Maine maple syrup has more than doubled since 2010, and horticultural sales are up more than 40 percent since 2009.

There is no charge to attend the event, and there are expected to be more than 120 exhibits.