May/June 2011

Cultivar Corner: Lamoka

Parentage: NY120 x NY115Developers: Cornell UniversityPlant Variety Protection: Applied forMorphological CharacteristicsPlant: Large and vigorous vine, with pale green foliage, and white-tipped, magen... more

Late Blight

Late blight. Two words that send chills through every potato grower's spine. Most famous as the cause of the Irish potato famine in the middle of the 19th century, late blight to this day remains fear... more

Looking Good

It always seems that if you wait long enough, good news will eventually come around the corner.There was great news about the industry at the United States Potato Board's annual meeting held in early ... more

Making Gold

As soon as Eric Halverson was old enough to reach up and take hold of a steering wheel, he began contributing as a working member of his family's Black Gold Farms. But according to his tax records, he... more

Spudman 7: John Keeling

John Keeling has served as the executive vice president and CEO of the National Potato Council since 2002. He lives in Arlington, Va., and co-owns a 150-acre cattle operation in Buckingham County, Va.... more

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