February 2013

Dynamic Decade

It's been quite a ride for Rick Miles in the 10 years since he first began supplying fresh Idaho potatoes to Five Guys Burgers and Fries restaurants. In 2002, when Miles' company was contracted to su... more

Equipment Round-Up

Advanced Farm Equipment AFE Lenco recently introduced the Lenco Four-row Wrap Around Harvester with side-hill leveling that keeps the cleaning table level. Lenco has installed a load cell in the prim... more

Equipment Round-Up

Advanced Farm Equipment AFE Lenco recently introduced the Lenco Four-row Wrap Around Harvester with side-hill leveling that keeps the cleaning table level. Lenco has installed a load cell in the prim... more

In For the Long Run

Any farm that grows both potatoes and tulips can rightly be defined as diversified." Iverson Family Farms fits that description by growing bulbs and tubers, along with the rest of their crop portfoli... more

National Potato Council: Federal tax policy threatens family farms

Last December's fiscal cliff" debate in Washington, D.C., shed a national spotlight on some of the unique challenges that farmers face in securing their investments in land and production assets for ... more

Taking Stock: Winners and Losers

After weeks of frenzy it appears the world didn't end and Congress managed to keep from pushing us over the fiscal cliff." But appearances can be deceiving and in Congress's rush to put together a te... more

The First 50 Years

In the fall of 1912 six men met and from that gathering a national organization dedicated to potato research would be born. The group's intent was simply stated: to be an effective national potato as... more

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