New Varieties

Texas A&M field day to feature new variety

The annual Potato Field Day in the High Plains featuring the Texas A&M University AgriLife Potato Breeding and Variety Development Program will be... more »

Potato storage research advances

Researchers in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at the University of Wisconsin, Madison conduct potato storage research to assess new var... more »

Data management system to go online in July

During the 2016 Potatoes USA Chip Committee Winter Meeting in Las Vegas on Jan. 12, the committee approved the development of a new Variety Data Manag... more »

Prospective Potatoes

Accumulation of high levels of reducing sugars during cold storage, known as cold-induced sweetening (CIS), is one of the more significant concerns fo... more »

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 »

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