Storage

Exeter reaches deal to distribute Key’s Oculus digital potato sorter

Key Technology and Exeter Engineering have announced the formation of a sales and service partnership in North America. Under the terms of the agreeme... more »

USDA-NIFA grants $600K to OSU for organic potato storage initiative

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announced Sept. 15 an investment of over $30 million f... more »

Spudman presenting SpudWeek webinar series Aug. 10-12

Spudman is hosting a three-part webinar series the second week of August — named SpudWeek — that will dive into topics affecting potato growers. ... more »

1,4GROUP looking at expanding to Louisiana

1,4GROUP, a producer of potato sprout-inhibiting products, is looking at expanding to Louisiana in the way of a new $35 million chemical processing pl... more »

Nora Olsen named 2021 Spudwoman of the Year

Just saying North American potato production has benefited from the efforts of Nora Olsen would be an understatement.  Over the past two-plus deca... more »

Rising temps and potato storage examined by Associated Press

Rising outdoor temperatures are a leading to more energy costs for agriculture producers to keep their crops healthy while in storage. That issue was ... more »

Hazel Technologies gets USDA boost for sprout prevention

Hazel Technologies has announced new USDA funding for a packaging technology that protects the quality of potatoes. The technology may also have appli... more »

Best practice potato storage advice from University of Idaho researchers

Optimal storage practices start in the field and can hinge on a variety of factors and conditions, both with the tubers and inside their storage envir... more »

Potato sprout control in storage a changing landscape

Growing a healthy potato crop and proper loading into storages present only the initial steps to ensure a steady, uninterrupted supply of potatoes thr... more »

More varieties create new challenges for seed growers

In the past few years, growers of seed potatoes in the Netherlands have been investing in new grading techniques, and in doing so, they have demonstra... more »


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