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North Dakota State Potato Seed Report 2023

By May 15, according to the USDA- NASS Crop Progress and Condition of North Dakota Potato Crop report, 20% of the North Dakota crop had been planted, ... more »

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Idaho State Potato Seed Report 2023

The 2023 Idaho seed potato crop got off to somewhat of a slow start this season with slightly delayed planting in cooler than normal temperatures. Lat... more »

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Colorado State Potato Seed Report 2023

Each year is unique, and 2023 was no exemption. We had a very cool spring and temperatures did not significantly rise until the middle of June. Howeve... more »

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California State Potato Seed Report 2023

The post-COVID 19 pandemic seed potato production landscape in California has been exciting. The state has four major commercial potato production reg... more »

Grower advocate joins IFPA government relations staff

The International Fresh Produce Association has added Sarah Neagu-Reed to its government relations division. Neagu-Reed will be joining IFPA’s pu... more »

EFI farmworker videos win recognition

Equitable Food Initiative has recently received recognition for video presentations that highlight the plight of U.S. farmworkers. EFI, a farmworke... more »

Water stewardship crucial to growers’ operations

With water becoming an increasingly valuable commodity, potato growers are challenged to soak up every drop of this essential resource. Today, access ... more »

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US potato industry seeking inroads in Japan

This May, the U.S. potato industry will celebrate one year of full access to the Mexican marketplace for fresh U.S. potatoes. While minor hiccups are ... more »

Emergence of elicitors

The concept of integrated pest management includes environmentally sustainable and economically effective approaches to control pests that r... more »

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Measuring sustainability to manage smarter potato production

The phrase “you can’t manage what you don’t measure” has become a popular part of the agricultural lexicon, often used to reinforce th... more »

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