Colorado

Produce trends specialist to speak at Colorado agriculture conference

The Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) will hold its sixth annual conference Feb. 24-25, 2020, at the Renaissance Denver ... READ MORE »

Seed Potatoes Report 2019: Western United States

Idaho experienced a somewhat challenging growing season. Planting began at the normal time, but was interrupted by a two-week period of rain. Addition... READ MORE »

South Korea approves Colorado, Montana seed potatoes for chipping

From the National Potato Council: This week saw very positive news on the South Korean trade front. As of Nov. 12, seed potatoes from Montana and C... READ MORE »

Colorado potato production decrease reflects fewer harvested acres

Potato growers in Colorado produced an estimated 19.67 million cwt of potatoes this year, down 9% from last year’s crop. Potatoes produced in the... READ MORE »

LaBrie Maine red potatoes

Late-summer potato crop progress reports from around the U.S.

Harvest 2019 is right around the corner for the major potato-producing regions in the northern United States. Here are a few reports from around the c... READ MORE »

Colorado announces first farms to benefit from paid intern initiative

The Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) has announce the first businesses chosen for the new Agricultural Workforce Development Program, which p... READ MORE »

Planting report: Wet spring delays showing up in the numbers

Flooding in the Red River Valley this spring has created havoc for many farmers trying to get their crops planted. Potato farmers there are doing bett... READ MORE »

San Luis Valley Research Center

Spudman 7: Chaks Mattupalli goes from finance to plant pathology

Chakradhar “Chaks” Mattupalli’s experience in agricultural financing in India put him on a very different career path: plant pathology. In deali... READ MORE »

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2018 Seed Potato Crop Report: Western United States

Growing a successful seed potato crop means navigating two major variables: weather and disease/pest pressure. For the most part, growers were able to... READ MORE »


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