New Varieties

The Center of it All: New NPC President Hails from Colorado

Colorado's San Luis Valley, wedged between the Sangre de Cristo mountain range on the east and the San Juan Mountains on the west, in the middle of so... more »

Potato conference highlights new research in organic variety differences

At the Idaho Potato Conference's organic potato production workshop University of Idaho researchers Amber Moore and Nora Olsen along with J... more »

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Jeanne Debons has been working with the non-profit organization the Potato Variety Management Institute (PVMI) since July 2006 when she returned to Or... more »

Potato Tastings Help Maine Growers Test New Varieties

Farmers have been growing potatoes our state for generations. WABI-TV 5, MaineClick here to read the rest of the story. ... more »

Varietal Tips

It's that time of the year again time to make decisions on what varieties to plan. Perhaps you're looking at new varieties but you're not comfortable ... more »

First-ever comprehensive industry survey gives growers a voice

Well, if there are two facts you can definitely take away from our 2009 reader survey, it's that our readers are not shy in expressing their opinions ... more »

Ranger, Blazer acreage increases, Burbank decline levels off

Total seed acres approved for certification in 2009 decreased less than 1 percent from 2008, but there were some surprising changes in the Top 20 vari... more »

Potatoes go Low-Carb

With low-carb diets sending potatoes onto the menu of taboo dinner items, growers are seeing decreased demand and decreased value of the once-prized A... more »

Grower Leader Retires

Bob Bartlett, a potato industry leader from Littleton, Maine, recently completed six years as a leader of the U.S. Potato Board (USPB). At the organiz... more »

News You Missed This Week

Here's a recap of the news stories that are of interest to the potato industry for the week of Sept. 21-25.With harvest underway, some potato growing ... more »

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