Food Safety

Farmobile expands data store

Farmobile, a farm data company, has expanded its Minnesota Data Store. Beginning in this year's harvest season, any Minnesota farmer who automatically... more »

International Potato Center annual report now available

The International Potato Center's Annual Report 2015 is now available online. The report features research highlights, information on financials and l... more »

Heavy rain hits Northern Plains potatoes

Heavy rain pounded the northern Red River Valley on Friday (June 17) morning causing additional damage to crops on fields that were already saturated.... more »

Collaborative report on ag research released

A collaborative report, "Retaking the Field: The Case for a Surge in Agricultural Research," from 13 partnering universities and the Supporters of Agr... more »

Potato pest alert: tuberworms

Potato tuberworm moths were found in traps at 42 percent of the fields monitored by Washington State University. The maps below compare potato tuberwo... more »

Potandon adds product development position

Potandon Produce has hired Carter Bray as director of new product development, a newly created position. Bray will be working in the Idaho Falls offic... more »

Michigan assessment rate raised one-half cent

The Michigan Potato Industry Commission at its June 14 meeting approved an increase of half a cent per hundredweight (cwt) in the assessment rate for ... more »

Lemke to keynote Global Cold Chain Expo

Jim Lemke, president of Robinson Fresh, will be the keynote speaker at the Monday Opening General Session kicking off the inaugural Global Cold Chain ... more »

ConAgra expands operations in Washington

ConAgra Foods' Lamb Weston business will expand operations at its facility in Richland, Washington, with the addition of a new french fry processing l... more »

$130 million available for foundational ag research

The USDA is making $130 million in funding available for research, education, and extension projects to support sustainable, productive and economical... more »


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