New Varieties

Grants released for potato research

Among the Specialty Crop Block Grants recently released by the USDA were these related to potato research in the following states: Colorado: 1) Partn... more »

Spear awarded $10,000 NPC scholarship

Rhett Spear, a horticulture Ph.D. student at Washington State University, has been awarded the National Potato Council's 2013-2014 academic scholarsh... more »

Spud Seller

The United States Potato Board (USPB) is comprised of many talented board members with varied backgrounds and roles within the potato industry. Rick ... more »

Clean Investment

Potato farmers could easily envy the winemaker. It must be wonderful to make a product that gets better with age. Spuds are as good at harvest as the... more »

Simplot Innate varieties up for public comment

After more than 12 years of research, Simplot Plant Sciences has submitted three genetically altered varieties of Russet Burbank, Ranger Russet and A... more »

Meeting the Challenges

The death of his father revised Carl Hoverson's plans to become an engineer and brought him home to the family farm. Hoverson's great-grandparents set... more »

Equipment Round-Up

Advanced Farm Equipment AFE Lenco recently introduced the Lenco Four-row Wrap Around Harvester with side-hill leveling that keeps the cleaning table ... more »

Equipment Round-Up

Advanced Farm Equipment AFE Lenco recently introduced the Lenco Four-row Wrap Around Harvester with side-hill leveling that keeps the cleaning table ... more »

Quest for the Holy Grail:

The quest for an improved French fry with lower acrylamide levels marches on. The second year of the National Fry Process Trials (NFPT) and the Speci... more »

Quest for the Holy Grail

The quest for an improved French fry with lower acrylamide levels marches on. The second year of the National Fry Process Trials (NFPT) and the Speci... more »


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