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Getting a handle on dickeya

Researchers need more samples to validate testing    Amy Charkowski and Gary Secor need potato samples from this year’s harvest. They need the... more »

Until the wheels fall off

The big truck is going to keep on rolling down the highway and Idaho potato grower Mark Coombs, with his red bloodhound sidekick, will continue his qu... more »

Zimmatic introduces 9500DS

Lindsay, maker of Zimmatic irrigation systems, has added the 9500DS drop span option to its product line. Added to a new or existing Zimmatic pivot... more »

Trade Pact Benefits

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), an Asian-Pacific regional free trade agreement among 12 nations, will open new markets for U.S. exports and offer... more »

Moving Forward

In this month's issue, we're featuring the grower-leaders of the National Potato Council (NPC) and Potatoes USA.Jim Tiede of American Falls, Idaho, be... more »

Spudman 7: Richard Pavelski

Richard Pavelski is a fourth-generation Wisconsin potato grower. The original family farm in Amherst Junction, Wisconsin, was settled in 1873 by his g... more »

Born to Lead

Some are born to lead (think Queen Elizabeth II), some are born to run (think Bruce Springsteen) and some are born to grow potatoes and to lead the Na... more »

Loving the Farm Life

The sky was a crystalline blue, unmarred by even the wisp of a cloud, in the early light of a late September morning. Truck traffic was racing down th... more »

Spudwomen 2016: Silvia Rondon

It's a long way from the Andean altiplano of Puno, Peru, to the lower Columbia Basin of Hermiston, Oregon. For Silvia Rondon, it's a journey that star... more »

Spudwomen 2016: Eugenia Banks

When colleagues and farmers were asked to describe Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food (OMAF) potato specialist Eugenia Banks, two words stood ou... more »


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