2017 Spudwoman of the Year Addie Waxman

Addie Waxman is the recipient of the inaugural Spudwoman of the Year Award. She is the director of research and development at 1,4 Group in Meridian, ... more »


Magnetized water increases yields with up to 20 percent less water

Improving water quality with the forces of physics instead of chemicals, to solve soil salinity problems and increase yields while also saving water, ... more »


Potatoes USA’s Blair Richardson gives a Spud Nation update

As part of the Potatoes USA annual meeting in March, the Denver Spud Nation food truck made a curbside visit so board members and passersby could tast... more »


Farm Bill field hearing scheduled for Michigan

The U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry will hold its second Farm Bill field hearing of the 115th Congress in Frankenmuth, ... more »


Lindsay introduces FieldNET Advisor irrigation management tool

Lindsay has launched its FieldNET Advisor which works through the FieldNET management platform to automate irrigation scheduling. This system pr... more »


Potatoes USA leads mission to Cuba

Potatoes USA organized an informational exchange mission to Cuba March 27 – 31, 2017, comprised of 16 board members, seed potato growers and agronom... more »


Gangwish, Moss to lead Potatoes USA Research committee

Steve Gangwish of Watertown, South Dakota, and Dan Moss of Declo, Idaho, were appointed to the Potatoes USA Executive committee on March 16, 2017 ... more »


Growers share ag needs with President Trump, Secretary Perdue

Maureen Torrey with Torrey Farms of Elba, New York, participated in a roundtable discussion on April 25, at the White House with President Trump and ... more »


Soil maintenance and refurbishment

As farmers, at the end of a long growing season when temperatures drop, when crops get harvested and put into storage, and when thoughts (daydreams) s... more »


Side Delights targets athletic performance

Fresh Solutions Network announced its Side Delights Athletic Performance Promotion to target athletes and sports fans. The theme “Potatoes Fuel Per... more »



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