Healthy potato plants show the promising results of genetic research when compared to thinner plants with less foilage

Promising development for late blight resistance

The 3R-gene potato under development by the Feed the Future Biotechnology Potato Partnership has shown impressive resistance to late blight during mul... READ MORE »

Potato LEAF scholarship applications open, accepted until June 14

The Potato Leadership, Education and Advancement Foundation (Potato LEAF) is now accepting applications for its annual graduate-level academic scholar... READ MORE »

NPGA scholarship applications being accepted until May 13

Applications for Northland Potato Growers Association college scholarships are being accepted until May 13. Sons, daughters, grandsons or granddaug... READ MORE »

MSU’s Project GREEEN backs research into new way of breeding potatoes

A Michigan State professor has been leading research into diploid potato cultivation for years. As Jack Falinski writes on msu.edu, Dave Douches' team... READ MORE »

MSU to hold drone workshop in April

Michigan State University will conduct an all-day workshop for current or future spray drone operators on April 10. The Spray Drone Spring Fly-in w... READ MORE »

WSU doctoral student has big plans for $10,000 scholarship

An agtech internship his senior year of high school introduced Jacob Meeuwsen to agriculture as a potential career, and that initial interest is now p... READ MORE »

WSU doctoral student receives $10,000 Potato LEAF scholarship

A Ph.D. student at Washington State University is the recipient of a $10,000 scholarship from the Potato Leadership, Education, and Advancement Founda... READ MORE »

Longtime MSU Extension specialist, potato consultant dies at 71

Roger Brook, a longtime agricultural and biological engineering Extension specialist for Michigan State University, died at age 71 on July 12. Broo... READ MORE »

Pest detectives: MSU researchers hot on trail of potato early die culprits

Growing up on her family‚Äôs farm in Rancagua, Chile, Marisol Quintanilla became an astute observer of nature. She took note of the plants, insects an... READ MORE »

Texas A&M Potato Breeding Program Field Day features 134 potato clones

The annual Texas A&M Potato Breeding Program Field Day, featuring 134 potato clones, is set for July 18. Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Br... READ MORE »

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