News

October 22
Big Idaho Potato Harvest Meeting set for Nov. 14

The 2018 Big Idaho Potato Harvest Meeting, which features some of the most influential people in the industry, is right around the corner. The event is set for the Shoshone-Bannock Hotel & Event Center in Fort Hall at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1... more


October 21
Registration now open for Potato Expo 2019

Potato Expo is headed to Austin, Texas, Jan. 9-10. Potato Expo 2019 will feature the Innovation Hub, along with networking events, industry thought leaders and more than 180 exhibitors offering business solutions and trends. [caption id="attach... more


October 17
RPE to rebrand bite-size potato line

Tasteful Selections, in partnership with RPE Inc., will go through a comprehensive rebrand of its full line of bite-size potatoes to better align its market-leading position with organizational core values while responding to customer and consumer ex... more


October 16
Alsum Farms debuts Harvest Delites brand

Alsum Farms & Produce Inc. introduced its latest brand, Harvest Delites, at the 2018 PMA Fresh Summit in Orlando. Harvest Delites launches with fresh market Wisconsin Russet potatoes in 5- and 10-pound poly bags and is available year-round. Th... more


October 16
NPC recommends hours-of-service flexibility for truck drivers

The National Potato Council has recommended changes to the Hours-of-Service regulations for truck drivers that would provide flexibility for agricultural commodities including potatoes. The letter to the U.S. Department of Transportation is in respon... more


October 16
Dewulf debuting RA3060 ‘Essential’ in lieu of 30th anniversary

Dewulf, full-liner in agricultural machines for the cultivation of potatoes and root crops, launches the RA3060 Essential, a standard configuration of its acclaimed self-propelled two-row sieving harvester with an attractive starting price of €288,... more


October 15
Tong launches next generation Fieldloader PRO

Tong Engineering has launched its next generation Fieldloader machine, the Fieldloader PRO. Based on the same principles as Tong’s Fieldloader, which offers in-field and on-farm cleaning and loading of crops, the Fieldloader PRO has been designe... more


October 15
Idaho Association of Plant Protection’s annual meeting set for early November

The Idaho Association of Plant Protection will hold its annual meeting Nov. 7-8, 2018, in Twin Falls. It will touch on numerous insects and bacteria currently facing growers, including an update potato psyllid and Lso monitoring. Cost is $15 to... more


October 15
Potato Expo names 2019 keynote speaker

Potato Expo will welcome Roy Spence to the stage as keynote speaker at the 2019 show. Spence, an entrepreneur, CEO, best-selling author and "Adman of the Century," will focus his presentation on the power of purpose. He will discuss how the most succ... more


October 12
Varnimo-IF biopesticide now OMRI listed for certified organic food production

Varnimo-IF, a microbial in-furrow biopesticide against nematodes that also promotes plant growth, achieved the Organic Material Research Institute (OMRI) listing for certified organic food production, according to USDA National Organic Program regul... more



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