Column: Potato industry pushes ahead in fight against acrylamide

In the years following acrylamide’s infamous rise to fame — helped along by a lawsuit leveled against four fry and chip makers — the industry ha... READ MORE »

Idaho growers file federal lawsuit

A group of Idaho potato growers have filed a federal lawsuit challenging certain agency actions" governing pale cyst nematodes (PCN) by the USDA's Ani... READ MORE »

OSU researcher dies

Don Horneck, an Oregon State University (OSU) Extension agronomist, died on September 28, 2014.Horneck specialized in soil fertility and crop producti... READ MORE »

Cavendish suspends operations in Presque Isle

Cavendish Farms has suspended its potato farming operations in Presque Isle, Maine, indefinitely due to market conditions.Thirteen employees, three f... READ MORE »

NFPT trials identify lower acrylamide clones

The first acrylamide test results have been released from the Washington and Idaho National Fry Processor Trials (NFPT). The trials are being processe... READ MORE »

Potato industry receives $3.7 million acrylamide research grant

The United States Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture announced the approval of a $3.7 million dollar grant to fund... READ MORE »

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