Idaho

Mickelsen Farms takes lead in sharing farmers’ story with the masses

Mickelsen Farms was founded in 1988 by brothers Lynn and Dale Mickelsen and Lynn’s son, Mark, but the family’s potato-farming history in southeast... 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 »

USDA releases potato production estimates for Idaho, Washington, Oregon

Potato production in Idaho is forecast at 137 million hundredweight (cwt), up 4% from last year, according to data released Nov. 10 by the USDA's Nati... READ MORE »

Seed Potato Report 2020: Yields and quality average to good in Western US

This year has brought a lot of bad with it for Americans, but one bright spot most U.S. seed potato growers can cite is good growing conditions. Re... READ MORE »

Highlighting the Idaho ‘Real Potato Chips’ brand

Idaho produces more potatoes than any other state in the U.S., but when it comes to potatoes grown to become chips, Michigan actually tops the product... 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 »

Drought hurting Maine potato growers, but conditions better elsewhere

Aroostook County, Maine experienced one of the driest potato-growing seasons on record this year. The USDA’s Drought Monitor recognizes a section... READ MORE »

Potato growers to see warm, dry conditions during September, NWS forecasts

Growers in the major potato-producing areas of the northern U.S. are in for warm and normal-to-dry conditions during September, if the forecast proves... READ MORE »

Eagle Eye Produce harvesting new crop of russets

Eagle Eye Produce, a grower and shipper of fresh produce, will start shipping new crop of russet potatoes the week of Aug. 3-7, with red and yellow po... READ MORE »

Potato Crop Progress: Overall good weather, red potatoes slow to sell

The executive committee of Potatoes USA held a virtual meeting on July 28, during which time the members shared updates on how the 2020 potato growing... READ MORE »


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