New Varieties

Tech Knowledge joins produce, technology

The third annual Produce Marketing Association (PMA) Tech Knowledge Symposium, May 17-19 in Santa Clara, California, aims to help industry members dis... more »

PEI company debuts Rooster potatoes

W.P. Griffin Inc. of P.E.I., Canada has debuted its Rooster potatoes. The release coincides with St. Patrick's Day, as the variety was originally deve... more »

Research has big economic impact on Michigan’s potato industry

Potatoes appear to be an easy, inexpensive, reliable, nutritious, abundant, and durable staple of most any diet around the world. Dave Douches knows t... more »

Dyer new agronomist for MPB

The Maine Potato Board (MPB) has hired Jake Dyer as its agronomist and crop and variety development specialist.Dyer will work with the University of M... more »

Mars Needs Tubers

Though we have seen a great deal of science come down the pike in the potato world over the decades and we have seen a lot of science fiction movies c... more »

RPE introduces new lines of potatoes

RPE has added six new potato varieties to two of its produce lines.Four new varieties, Honeysuckle Gold Vales Sovereign, Masquerade, Autumn Trail Gold... more »


Let the marketplace decide

The historic success of farmers in the United States in providing consumers with safe, abundant and affordable food results from the interaction of ha... more »

Opportunity Knocks

I had an opportunity and I took it," Kurt Holland said about his decision to join a new generation of potato growers and shippers in Colorado's San Lu... more »

Sustainable Packaging Evolution

When it comes to potatoes and sustainability, it's in the bag for Wada Farms. The potatoes are in the bag and the bag's material includes up to 25%... more »


Taking Stock: Long Time Coming

Let's start off with a note of thanks to Congress for recent passage of the farm bill. It took two years of stops and starts before the House and Sena... more »

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