New Varieties

2014 New Varieties

Jeanne Debons, executive director of the Potato Variety Management Institute, Don Flannery, executive director of the Maine Potato Board, and Ken... watch »

The Innate Strategy

Whether you call it biotechnology or GMO there's no arguing the fact that Simplot has made a major investment in the future of variety development wit... more »


Investing in the Future

An investment in the future of the potato industry is how John Keeling likens the National Potato Council's (NPC) academic scholarship. Both the NPC a... more »

Grants released for potato research

Among the Specialty Crop Block Grants recently released by the USDA were these related to potato research in the following states: Colorado: 1) Partn... more »

Spear awarded $10,000 NPC scholarship

Rhett Spear, a horticulture Ph.D. student at Washington State University, has been awarded the National Potato Council's 2013-2014 academic scholarsh... more »

Spud Seller

The United States Potato Board (USPB) is comprised of many talented board members with varied backgrounds and roles within the potato industry. Rick ... more »

Clean Investment

Potato farmers could easily envy the winemaker. It must be wonderful to make a product that gets better with age. Spuds are as good at harvest as the... more »

Simplot Innate varieties up for public comment

After more than 12 years of research, Simplot Plant Sciences has submitted three genetically altered varieties of Russet Burbank, Ranger Russet and A... more »

Meeting the Challenges

The death of his father revised Carl Hoverson's plans to become an engineer and brought him home to the family farm. Hoverson's great-grandparents set... more »

Equipment Round-Up

Advanced Farm Equipment AFE Lenco recently introduced the Lenco Four-row Wrap Around Harvester with side-hill leveling that keeps the cleaning table ... more »

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