Idaho

Idaho potato production up 12 percent

Potato production in Idaho for 2011 is predicted to total 127 million cwt., according to a press release from the United States Department of Agricult... READ MORE »

States receive specialty crop block grants for potato research

Colorado:Partner with Colorado Potato Administrative Committee to develop and promote a branded potato that is unique to Colorado to help increase sal... READ MORE »

Zebra chip found in two southern Idaho counties

The University of Idaho reports that zebra chip has been confirmed in Idaho by USDA Agricultural Research Service tests of samples from a potato proce... READ MORE »

A New Arrangement for Potato Production

When Idaho farmers started making the state famous for its potatoes, they seeded their crops in ridged rows and watered the plants by channeling surfa... READ MORE »

2011 fall potato plantings up 6 percent from 2010

According to statistics released by USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service on July 12, 2011 total acreage planted in potatoes this year is 1,... READ MORE »

Another southeast Idaho field infected with potato cyst nematodes

The Idaho Falls Post-Register reported that another field has been infected with potato cyst nematodes. This makes the 10th infected field in southeas... READ MORE »

Idaho and Malheur County, Oregon growers continue Federal program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that Irish potato growers in Idaho and Malheur County, Ore., voted to continue their federal marketing ... READ MORE »

American Heart Association certifies fresh Idaho® Potatoes as Heart-Healthy food

When it comes to heart-healthy produce, consumers can put a check next to Idaho® potatoes on their shopping list. The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC... READ MORE »

Potato stocks down 18 percent from April 2010

The United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) reported on Friday, April 15, 2011 that the 13 ma... READ MORE »


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