Cornell University

The rise of specialty potatoes

Specialty potatoes are distinctive from the standard potato varieties commonly found in the marketplace. They may have a unique skin color, such as de... READ MORE »

Steps farms can take to fight coronavirus (COVID-19)

The U.S. is confronting an outbreak of a novel coronavirus that causes serious respiratory disease and may be deadly for older people and those with w... READ MORE »

Cornell aims to make wild potato seeds more readily available to breeders

Cornell University's plant breeders and geneticists have played a significant role in the improvement of the potato, having released more than 50 vari... READ MORE »

CIP research aims to develop potato resistance

On this World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought (June 17), we look across the countries where the International Potato Center (CIP) operates f... READ MORE »

Monsanto interested in Bayer CropScience

Monsanto has reportedly shown interest in the possible acquisition of Bayer CropScience.Reuters reports that Monsanto executives recently held a meeti... READ MORE »

Idaho growers receive RMP award

Shawn Walters and his brother Jeff Walters, co-owners of Walters Farm and Produce, received the 2015 wattsmart Business Partner of the Year in Idaho a... READ MORE »

IOM recommends white potatoes in WIC program

The National Academy of Science's Institute of Medicine (IOM) recommended that the USDA allow white potatoes be an eligible vegetable in the USDA's Sp... READ MORE »

ICIA appoints Westra

The Idaho Crop Improvement Association has appointed Alan Westra its new southeast area manager beginning August 1 in Idaho Falls. Westra's primary r... READ MORE »

Gray receives ARS recognition

Stewart Gray was among a group of senior research scientists recently recognized by The Agricultural Research Service (ARS). Gray was named the Senio... READ MORE »

PMN debuts three webcasts

The Plant Management Network (PMN) has launched three new presentations in its Focus on Potato webcast network. Kyle Coleman from TKI Novasource disc... READ MORE »


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