Production

MOU will help market export potatoes

Seed certification agencies throughout the United States are working toward an agreement that will make marketing potatoes internationally easier.The ... more »

Idaho Potato Commission celebrates 70 years

The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) celebrated 70 years as the marketing arm of Idaho potatoes in May. The role IPC has played in the development of oth... more »

Wet Spring Slowing Potato Planting

Warm, sunny weather Friday has Prince Edward Islanders thinking of summer, but the cool, damp spring has put the planting of this year's potato crop a... more »

General field practices can reduce risk of contamination

Beginning in July, any supplier to a USDA food or snack program will be required to pass a Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) audit with a score of 80 ... more »

N. Idaho Crop Duster Says Region’s Fields Susceptible to Insects and Disease

A crop duster in northern Idaho said increased fuel prices are limiting the areas aerial sprayers can cover and that's leaving the region open to an i... more »

Clen and Emma Atchley grow crops while preserving the environment

Some people believe farmers stand in the way of protecting the environment, but there are growers out there working to preserve the land and the nutri... more »

Selecting A Source: Look into Farm’s History Before Choosing a Seed Provider

When growers are looking for a seed potato provider, there are some things they must each consider first, said Phillip Nolte, Extension seed potato sp... more »

Intensified nationwide testing under consideration

Potato growers in Idaho are in for a lot more of the same kind of activities" as they enter the 2007 growing season. But growers across the United Sta... more »

Colorado Seed Farm Too Tall for Pests

There probably aren't too many potato growers in the United States who'd be all that comfortable practicing their profession at 7,600 feet above sea l... more »

Communication is key to keeping good workers

Almost every farmer has had to deal with the farm labor issue. As the labor supply gets tighter and tighter, finding good workers and getting good emp... more »


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