From the classroom to the field, the 2024 Spudman Impact Award winners are making significant contributions to the potato industry.
Winners were nominated by peers and selected by a panel of judges... more
It seems like every election cycle, politicians tell us that this is the most important election of our lifetimes. Hyperbole aside, the 2024 General Election and the policy discussion leading up to an... more
Honorary life membership in the Potato Association of America (PAA) recognizes individuals for outstanding contributions to the potato industry. It signifies a lifelong commitment and appreciation for... more
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s recently announced risk management plans do not contain the urgency necessary to ensure that Prince Edward Island potato wart stays out of the U.S., a leading i... more
Water is one of the earth’s most precious resources. Clean water is vital to maintaining the health of humans, plants and animals alike. It is also necessary for sanitation and food processing.
The USDA’s Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI) recently announced funding for a four-year, Potatoes USA-supported research project to develop and evaluate potential alternatives to neonicotino... more
Farmers rely on water for their livelihoods, but it often costs a lot to get it to the field. In arid regions, and in the top two potato-producing states of Idaho and Washington, farmers are increasin... more