Harvesting

USDA-NASS estimates ND production down 28 percent

USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is estimating only 64,000 out of 80,000 planted potato acres in North Dakota will be harvested. P... more »

Potandon Produce adds new supply point

Organic red and organic yellow potatoes from the Red River Valley are now available from Potandon Produce. Although not the pioneer in organic potatoe... more »

Rain shuts down Red River Valley harvest

Just when some growers were beginning to make some progress, Mother Nature stepped in and slammed the door.  Rainfall amounts over the weekend varied... more »

Preparing for FSMA Implementation

David Gombas, Senior Vice President, Food Safety & Technology, United Fresh Produce Association, outlines what needs to be done to prepare for im... watch »

STC Trailers new truck bed design

Byron Duffin, STC Trailers sales manager, describes the new truck bed design.... watch »

Bruise Control

University of Florida Research uses 'Super Spud' to measure impact forces on potatoesBruising leaves a heavy economic impact on many potato growers, r... more »

Improving Seed Performance

To cut, or not to cut, that is the question facing many growers as they make their planting preparations. How you prepare and treat your seed stock at... more »

Vine Killing

Growers tend to build their own formula for good vine killing management from years of experience. Over that period of time they learn how factors suc... more »

State-of-the-art packing facility opens in southwest Michigan

White Pigeon, Mich., is home to fewer than 2,000 people, but the town in southwest Michigan now boasts a state-of-the-art potato packing facility. ... more »

Measuring for consistency can help manage tuber profile

Seeding rate is often measured by the number of trucks used; if X number of trucks have been used, Y number of acres should be seeded, and vice versa.... more »


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