• Potato contracts hearing winds up

    Jul 15, 2010

    A hearing over how Cavendish Farms negotiates potato contracts with P.E.I. growers wrapped up Thursday. CBC News Click here to read the rest of the story.
  • Scotland to host 2012 World Potato Congress

    Jul 15, 2010

    World Potato Congress Inc. (WPC Inc) President, Allan Parker and Potato Council Chairman Allan Stevenson, announced July 15 that Edinburgh has been selected as the site of the 8th International World Potato Congress to be held in May 2012. It is the first time the… Full Story »
  • Terry Bradshaw to keynote Potato Expo 2011

    Jul 15, 2010

    All-time NFL great Terry Bradshaw will deliver the keynote address at Potato Expo 2011 in Las Vegas this coming January. The only NFL player with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Bradshaw has found unparalleled success both on and off of the football… Full Story »
  • Saratoga Potato Chips plans Indiana plant

    Jul 8, 2010

    Potato chip company plans to open Fort Wayne plant. A Canadian company plans to start making potato chips at a Fort Wayne facility, potentially hiring 175 workers in the next three years. \ Click here to read the rest of the story.
  • Late blight found on potatoes in N.D.‘s largest growing area

    Jul 8, 2010

    Late blight found on Walsh County potatoes. Late blight has been found on potatoes in Walsh County, North Dakota's leading spud producer. Bismarck Tribune Click here to read the rest of the story.  
  • Potato Fest Sprouting in P.E.I.

    Jul 5, 2010

    There's a new festival coming to Prince Edward Island – one focused on the province's most famous tuber. CBC News Click here to read the rest of the story.
  • Lawsuits Filed Against UPGA and Others

    Jul 2, 2010

    Two class-action lawsuits alleging "price fixing conspiracy on a national and international scale" were filed against United Potato Growers of America, United Potato Growers of Idaho and 22 other affiliates in June. The lawsuits were filed on June 18 in the U.S. District Court for… Full Story »
  • Farm Worker Supporters Want Floor Vote on Labor Bill

    Jun 17, 2010

    Supporters of the "Farmworker Fair Labor Practices Act" want the bill voted on in the state Senate before the legislature finishes this year's session. WRVO 89.9 FM Click here to read the rest of the story and listen to a audio report.
  • Potato Stocks Up 13 Percent From June 2009

    Jun 15, 2010

    The 13 major potato states held 51.3 million cwt. of potatoes in storage June 1, 2010, up 13 percent from a year ago. Potatoes in storage accounted for 13 percent of the 2009 fall storage states' production, one percentage point above June 1, 2009. Potato… Full Story »
  • Farms Benefit by Creating Energy

    Jun 15, 2010

    Like many others these days, Michigan farmers are looking for ways to use less energy, save money and be kinder to the environment. Detroit News   Click here to read the rest of the story.  

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