Harvesting

Harvest conditions prompt Idaho Potato Commission to warn of blackspot bruise

The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is advising growers that an unusually warm harvest season may lead tubers to be especially susceptible to bruising. ... more »

2017 PotatoEurope show to present practical knowledge

The theme of the 2017 edition of PotatoEurope is “Potatoes feed/meet the world.” The event will be Sept. 13-14 in Emeloord, The Netherlands. Po... more »

Torro offset harvester to debut at Potato Europe 2017

Dewulf has expanded its product range with a new 2-row trailed offset harvester with bunker that has been named Torro. The harvester is a compact, lig... more »

Crop Shuttle 3600 series increases field versatility

Safe-T-Pull, the manufacturers of the hitch system and towing accessory to pull stuck vehicles and equipment in tough field conditions, and Crop Sh... more »

AGCO partners with Aglytix, Farmobile

AGCO Corporation, a manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment solutions, has formed development partnerships with agricultural technolog... more »

The Third Pillar

For a guy who claims he didn’t know anything about growing potatoes 31 years ago, Milt Carter proved to be a quick learner. It was in 1985 in Wat... more »

USDA-NASS estimates ND production down 28 percent

USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is estimating only 64,000 out of 80,000 planted potato acres in North Dakota will be harvested. P... more »

Potandon Produce adds new supply point

Organic red and organic yellow potatoes from the Red River Valley are now available from Potandon Produce. Although not the pioneer in organic potatoe... more »

Rain shuts down Red River Valley harvest

Just when some growers were beginning to make some progress, Mother Nature stepped in and slammed the door.  Rainfall amounts over the weekend varied... more »

Preparing for FSMA Implementation

David Gombas, Senior Vice President, Food Safety & Technology, United Fresh Produce Association, outlines what needs to be done to prepare for im... watch »


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