Harvesting

Positive outlook for Red River Valley potato harvest

The USDA has not released its full harvest report yet – it’s scheduled for Nov. 9,  – but local reports are promising for the Red River Valley.... more »

Idaho’s spud count was low, but high quality

The weather didn’t always cooperate during Idaho’s 2017 potato-growing season, but in the end, producers turned out high-quality potatoes around ... more »

Wet weather in some areas as Midwest harvest wraps up

As the harvest season wraps up across the Midwest, producers are reporting solid yields and good tuber quality. Though the harvest is almost over, som... more »

Harvest well underway in Upper Snake

Idaho Potato farmers may make bank this year as potatoes are selling at $8.65 per hundredweight. That’s up significantly from previous years, sai... more »

Late start leads to a strong finish for 2017 growing season

{Sponsored} By the time you read this, potato harvest across the U.S. will be nearing its end. In the coming weeks, we will hear about industry succes... more »

Long term trends, weather might keep russet market healthy

  Growers in Idaho and Washington report that wet weather this spring, combined with multiple factors that have inspired growers to explore al... more »

Harvest conditions prompt Idaho Potato Commission to warn of blackspot bruise

The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is advising growers that an unusually warm harvest season may lead tubers to be especially susceptible to bruising. ... more »

2017 PotatoEurope show to present practical knowledge

The theme of the 2017 edition of PotatoEurope is “Potatoes feed/meet the world.” The event will be Sept. 13-14 in Emeloord, The Netherlands. Po... more »

Torro offset harvester to debut at Potato Europe 2017

Dewulf has expanded its product range with a new 2-row trailed offset harvester with bunker that has been named Torro. The harvester is a compact, lig... more »

Crop Shuttle 3600 series increases field versatility

Safe-T-Pull, the manufacturers of the hitch system and towing accessory to pull stuck vehicles and equipment in tough field conditions, and Crop Sh... more »


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