Alsum Farms & Produce has been referred to “All Spuds” because of the size of its potato production. It is true, when it comes to farming, the operation is all about growing potatoes, but the... more
U.S. acres devoted to growing certified Ciklamen potato seed have steadily increased over the past decade.
With just 62 acres in 2010, Ciklamen growth has increased every year since and reached 1,3... more
In November, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) collaborated with Chobani, America’s No. 1 Greek yogurt brand, to create a festive recipe campaign promoting America’s favorite holiday side dish, ma... more
Every February, potato growers trade in their Carhartts and work boots for business suits and dress shoes to walk the marbled floors of Capitol Hill. Why? They’re committed to standing with their fe... more
Parentage: AR97-1032 x AR97-0942
Developers: Parkland Potato Varieties | Agrico (www.parklandseedpotatoes.com)
Description: The Bellanita is an early fingerling which produces a very... more
Guatemala might be called the “The Land of the Eternal Spring” by the tourist industry thanks to its cool, pleasant temperatures and soft rain. The potato industry, however, might want to call the... more
The following potato farming irrigation data is from an online reader survey conducted by Spudman in late 2019. These results also appeared in the January 2020 issue of Spudman.
Diving deeper into potato industry issues can now be done while in a truck, a tractor or sitting on a plane.
The National Potato Council (NPC) launched a free podcast series Jan. 14, titled “Eye ... more
The U.S. potato industry has been in a fight in recent decades, a fight against negative public perception.
International demand for potatoes and potato products continues to increase, particularly... more
New research suggests that limited genetic differences in potato lineages has left British and American spuds vulnerable to the disease that caused the Irish potato famine.
Plant scientists at the ... more
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