June 2009

Best practices help to ensure food safety

Kristian Moeller is the secretary of GLOBALGAP, but he knows potato farming well. He comes from a farming family that has grown potatoes for more than 100 years and the family had the farm for more th... more

Keeping Safe at Harvest

During harvest, there can't be a big enough emphasis on safety on the farm.Recently there was a news story of one death and one serious injury on a potato farm during planting. This happens every year... more

PVMI seeking licensees for specialty spud

A new specialty potato variety with a striking regal color both outside and in is looking for a home.Christened the Purple Pelisse, the new variety was developed by the Pacific Northwest Tri-State Bre... more

Sherman Mills grower named chairman of USPB

Spring is a busy time of year at Three Oaks Farm in Sherman Mills, Maine. There are storage potatoes to ship out and the fields and equipment have to be prepared for the start of planting, said Tom Qu... more

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