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Variety Increases Acreage in PNW

With McDonald’s recently giving Pacific Northwest (PNW) process growers the green light to grow Clearwater Russet for french fry production, the var... more »

Innovation Helps Moss Farms Flourish

Dan Moss and his son, Ryan, point out their farm’s latest invention as they watch their potatoes roll along a conveyor at a cellar in southeastern I... more »

Thank You and Hello

Happy New Year! May 2017 be full of promise,opportunity and success — the best that’s yet to be. First of all, a big “thank you” to Bil... more »

Spudman 7: Alexander Pavlista

Born in Praha, Czechoslovakia, Alexander Pavlista left in 1948 when his parents escaped the Communist regime and immigrated to the United States in 19... more »

2017 Expo serving diverse menu

There will be plenty to experience and discuss during the many networking hours in San Francisco at the Potato Expo 2017. With 46 hours to network dur... more »

On the dock of the bay

The upcoming winter conference schedule gets jumpstarted early in 2017 with the National Potato Council’s (NPC) ninth annual Potato Expo at the San ... more »

New disease crosses the Atlantic

Soon after their spuds were planted in 2014, some growers in the northeastern United States knew they had a problem. Much of the crop didn’t even... more »

Going Dutch

Derk Gesink, 42, is a rarity in the potato industry. For the past 20 years, he’s worked as both a breeder and grower of potatoes. Today, Gesink is o... more »

The Third Pillar

For a guy who claims he didn’t know anything about growing potatoes 31 years ago, Milt Carter proved to be a quick learner. It was in 1985 in Wat... more »

Happy trails

I first ran into Milt Carter at last year’s Idaho Potato Conference. We exchanged business cards and some small talk about CSS Farms’ Colorado Cit... more »


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