Idaho Potato Commission

Idaho Potato Commission announces Frank Muir’s retirement, highlights career

Eighteen years ago, the Idaho potato industry was in crisis. Consumers were shunning potatoes due to the rising popularity of low-carb diets, the ... READ MORE »

Frank Muir, longtime head of the Idaho Potato Commission, to retire later this year

Frank Muir, who has served as the Idaho Potato Commission's CEO and president since 2003, recently told commission members he intends to retire in six... READ MORE »

Idaho Potato Commission hires new retail promotion director for Southeast US

Mark Daniels, a produce veteran with 35 years of industry experience, has joined the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) as Retail Promotion Director-Southe... READ MORE »

IPC doing plenty to keep Idaho potatoes on tables this holiday season

This holiday season family gatherings will look a little different than past years. A survey conducted by Morning Consult found that 47% of familie... READ MORE »

Potatoes USA adding new office, culinary facility in Denver plus other potato industry updates

The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) held its annual Big Idaho Potato Harvest Meeting in a virtual, condensed format on Nov. 12. During the hour-long ... READ MORE »

Ambrose, Darrington, Jemmett join IPC commissioner group

The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) welcomed three new commissioners representing the grower sector during its October meeting. Each will serve a thr... READ MORE »

Potato industry leaders discuss demand shift impacts of COVID

Longtime Washington State Potato Commission Executive Director Chris Voigt offered an interesting take on how a shift from eating out toward eating at... READ MORE »

Idaho ag department awards several grants to aid potato production

Interest in the Idaho State Department of Agriculture’s annual specialty crop program was up considerably this year compared with last year. ISDA... READ MORE »

Idaho awards grants for PVY, soil health, dehy potato export studies

Interest in the Idaho State Department of Agriculture’s annual specialty crop program was up considerably this year compared with last year. ISDA... READ MORE »

Muir: Idaho potato industry has been ‘upended’

Since mid-March when Americans were encouraged to stay home to help reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus, the Idaho potato industry has been upe... READ MORE »


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