New Varieties

Jining Green Living launches new sweet potato varieties

Shandong Jining Green Living International Trade has launched the harvest of two new sweet potato varieties: the red skinned White Flesh sweet potato ... more »

Psyllids, new varieties hot topics at Texas A&M field day

The hot potato news in the High Plains is harvest is underway, psyllids are threatening unharvested fields and new varieties are showing lots of promi... more »

Calyxt to develop improved potato

Calyxt, an agbiotech company focused on developing crops with healthier characteristics, is planning to launch a second wave of products in 2019, incl... more »

Texas A&M field day to feature new variety

The annual Potato Field Day in the High Plains featuring the Texas A&M University AgriLife Potato Breeding and Variety Development Program will be... more »

Potato storage research advances

Researchers in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at the University of Wisconsin, Madison conduct potato storage research to assess new var... more »

Prospective Potatoes

Accumulation of high levels of reducing sugars during cold storage, known as cold-induced sweetening (CIS), is one of the more significant concerns fo... more »

Data management system to go online in July

During the 2016 Potatoes USA Chip Committee Winter Meeting in Las Vegas on Jan. 12, the committee approved the development of a new Variety Data Manag... more »

Tech Knowledge joins produce, technology

The third annual Produce Marketing Association (PMA) Tech Knowledge Symposium, May 17-19 in Santa Clara, California, aims to help industry members dis... more »

PEI company debuts Rooster potatoes

W.P. Griffin Inc. of P.E.I., Canada has debuted its Rooster potatoes. The release coincides with St. Patrick's Day, as the variety was originally deve... more »

Research has big economic impact on Michigan’s potato industry

Potatoes appear to be an easy, inexpensive, reliable, nutritious, abundant, and durable staple of most any diet around the world. Dave Douches knows t... more »


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