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  • Extension Specialist: Late Blight Won’t Affect State Potato Crop

    Sep 9, 2009

    Not everyone is concerned about the effects of the recent discoveries of late blight in Wisconsin potato fields. Wisconsin Ag Connection Click here to read the rest of the story.
  • Virus Infects Arboretum’s Tlingit Potato Crop

    Sep 9, 2009

    They're OK to eat, but a large crop of heirloom Tlingit potatoes grown this year in Juneau will not be distributed for seed because the tubers have a virus. Juneau Empire Click here to read the rest of the story.
  • Saving Agricultural Biodiversity

    Sep 8, 2009

    When the chips are down, the world may one day owe a debt of gratitude to a group of potato farmers high up in the mountains of Peru. CNN Click here to read the rest of the story.
  • Okray Farms in Plover Has Been Around for 100 Years

    Sep 8, 2009

    Potato farming is a multi-million dollar industry in the state of Wisconsin and Portage County is the state's leader in potato production. Fox 55 News Click here to read the rest of the story.
  • In N.B., Potatoes Seed Learning Field

    Sep 8, 2009

    Lisa Gallagher grew up on Air Force bases and spent 25 years in Moncton before she moved to the potato belt. Brunswick Telegraph-Journal Click here to read the rest of the story.
  • The State Of The Farm

    Sep 4, 2009

    The recession is hitting the American farm. Agricultural investments likely reflect these dismal numbers already. Forbes.com Click here to read the rest of the story.
  • Dates Set for 2010 Potato Industry Leadership Institute

    Sep 3, 2009

    The 2010 Potato Industry Leadership Institute has been scheduled for Feb. 18-25. The institute is an eight-day program designed to identify, develop and cultivate new leaders within the potato industry. The institute focuses on leadership development, public policy, marketing, trade, team building, public communication, presentation… Full Story »
  • Fire Reported at Jamestown Potato Plant

    Sep 2, 2009

    Fire broke out Monday at the Cavendish Farms potato plant east of Jamestown. An emergency official said no one was hurt but about 10 homes north of the plant were evacuated briefly as a precaution. Grand Forks Herald Click here to read the rest of the story.
  • Water Leak Creating Headaches at Prosser Potato Plant

    Sep 2, 2009

    City workers are scrambling to find and fix a broken water main that serves the ConAgra potato processing plant. Yakima Herald Click here to read the rest of the story.
  • Number of Women Farmers Growing Nationally

    Aug 31, 2009

    Few things bug Claire Thomas more than being called a gardener. The Seattle Times Click here to read the rest of the story.

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