Idaho potato shippers head to Taiwan in search of new business

The Idaho Potato Commission is spearheading a trip to Taiwan to generate new business opportunities for state potato growers and shippers. IPC Inte... READ MORE »

Idaho potato grower Don McFarland awarded $1 million for elk damage

Idaho organic potato grower Don McFarland was awarded more than $1 million by the state government because elk damaged his crop. McFarland’s Litt... READ MORE »

Planting report: Wet spring delays showing up in the numbers

Flooding in the Red River Valley this spring has created havoc for many farmers trying to get their crops planted. Potato farmers there are doing bett... READ MORE »

Eastern Idaho growers could experience slight planting delay

Potato growers in eastern Idaho could see some slight planting delays, but not nearly as drastic as their Pacific Northwest counterparts in Washington... READ MORE »

Soil moisture probe technology has advanced in recent years

CropLogic targeted southern Idaho when it opened a U.S. office because the company feels its irrigation technology would be especially useful to potat... READ MORE »


Atchley Farms’ sanitation practices cut down on disease threat

Emma Atchley keeps her half-acre greenhouse as sanitary as a hospital and uses laboratory techniques to propagate potato plants. There’s no toler... READ MORE »

Idaho awarded $1.7 million from USDA to fight pests, including pale cyst nematode

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is allocating $1.7 million to Idaho as part of its effort to strengthen the nation’s infrastructure for pe... READ MORE »

Wilcox Fresh adds Justin Reynolds as CEO

Floyd Wilcox & Sons Inc., also known as Wilcox Fresh, has hired Justin Reynolds as its new CEO. Reynolds has 15 years' of experience in Idaho a... READ MORE »


Making progress on pale cyst nematode infestation in Idaho

For the past decade, pale cyst nematode (PCN) has been an unwelcome topic for potato growers. While the destructive parasites aren’t eradicated i... READ MORE »

Idaho bill would create negotiating period for potato growers, frozen processors

A bill introduced in the Idaho House of Representatives would create an annual negotiating period between a state potato grower association and frozen... READ MORE »

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