Late Blight

Lamb Weston/Meijer to build french fry plant in Russia

Lamb Weston/Meijer Frozen Foods have signed an agreement with Belaya Dacha to invest in a new french fry plant in Lipetsk, Russia. The joint venture ... READ MORE »

Wisconsin growers elect new leadership

Wisconsin's potato growers have elected an at-large director and re-elected two directors to the industry's market order board. Elected as the at-larg... READ MORE »

United States Potato Board launches ‘Potatoes Raise the Bar’ program

The beginning of the 2015-2016 school year is the rallying point for some of the U.S. potato industry's newest marketing plans and campaigns. The Unit... READ MORE »

Late blight continues to spread in Idaho

As of August 12, 2015, late blight has been confirmed in four counties, Minidoka, Bingham, Power and Bonneville. The US 23 late blight strain has been... READ MORE »

New safety-training website created for agriculture

Farm and other agribusiness operations looking for convenient, cost-effective ways to improve workplace safety and meet compliance requirements under ... READ MORE »

NCPA launches new website

The North Carolina Potato Association (NCPA) has launched its redesigned website, NCPotatoes.org.The website provides information about North Carolina... READ MORE »

Idaho growers file federal lawsuit

A group of Idaho potato growers have filed a federal lawsuit challenging certain agency actions" governing pale cyst nematodes (PCN) by the USDA's Ani... READ MORE »

Industry leader dies at 100

Louis E. Knoflicek, of Alliance, Nebraska, died on Jan. 24, 2015, at the age of 100.Knoflicek was a leader in the development of the potato industry i... READ MORE »

NPC elects 2015 officers and presents awards

The National Potato Council (NPC) elected Dan Lake, of Ronan, Montana as its 2015 president during its annual meeting in Orlando, Florida. Lake succe... READ MORE »

Robinson receives Spudman ELA

Andy Robinson, Ph.D., received Spudman's 2015 Emerging Leader Award (ELA) during the National Potato Council's annual banquet at the Rosen Shingle Cre... READ MORE »


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