Michigan State University

Kitchen Farms on quest for the best potato

The perfect potato breed is many things: reliable, resistant, high-yielding and, of course, marketable. Also add elusive. Like his potato-growin... READ MORE »

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Cultivar Corner: Mackinaw shows resistance to PVY, late blight

Mackinaw (MSX540-4) Parentage: Saginaw Chipper x Lamoka Developers: Michigan State University and MSU AgBioResearch Plant Variety Protection: ... READ MORE »

Research center aids Michigan’s potato progress

The potato is intrinsically linked to the history of America. Originating in the Andes Mountains of South America, the hardy tuber traveled aboard Spa... READ MORE »

Cover crops help growers manage soil health

I recently attended the Aug. 31, 2016, Upper Peninsula Potato Day, located at TJJ Farms in Cornell, Michigan, where Michigan State University Extensi... 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 »

IFCO names Kelly, Martinez to key roles

IFCO announced the appointment of Fortunato Martinez and Craig Kelly to its North American business unit. Martinez will serve as vice president of com... READ MORE »

USPB launches Spud Nation food truck

The U.S. Potato Board (USPB) launched the inaugural Spud Nation food truck at the POTATO EXPO 2016. The food truck represents a move by the USPB into ... READ MORE »

Innate second generation potato receives FDA safety clearance

The Food and Drug Administration has completed its food and feed safety assessment of the J.R. Simplot Company's second generation of Innate potatoes.... 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 »


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