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Heat projected to have overall yield average below normal

With harvest is still in early stages in some areas and hasn’t yet begun in others, North American Potato Market News (NAPMN) released its latest po... READ MORE »

Great Lakes Potato Chips expanding, receives state grant

Great Lake Potato Chip Co. will receive an $80,000 grant from the State of Michigan to assist its $2.4 million expansion project. During its regula... READ MORE »

Fire strikes Kitchen Farms in Michigan

A large Northern Michigan potato-growing operation has been ravaged by fire. Structures at Kitchen Farms, located in Antrim County in Michigan’s ... READ MORE »

Brian Sackett to receive distinguished service honor from Michigan State

Brian Sackett of Sackett Potatoes in Mecosta, Michigan, will receive the MSU College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) Distinguished Servic... READ MORE »

Northern Michigan counties eligible for disaster crop relief

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has granted a disaster designation to five Michigan counties, which makes farm operators in those counties — as w... READ MORE »

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Wisconsin potato production stable, while Michigan yield drop leads to smaller crop

Potato production in Wisconsin is projected to be on par with last year, while reduced yields in Michigan are expected to lead to a smaller crop there... READ MORE »

Seed Potato Report 2020: Conditions mostly positive in Central US states

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 »

Farmworkers in Michigan file complaint over mandatory COVID testing

Citing racial discrimination, farmworkers filed a complaint Aug. 11 in United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan, challenging ... READ MORE »

Michigan farmers may legally challenge COVID employee testing order

An Aug. 3 Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Emergency Order mandating COVID-19 testing by farm employers with 20 or more farmwo... READ MORE »

Michigan requires COVID testing for agriculture, processing workers

On Aug. 3, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Director Robert Gordon issued an Emergency Order requiring COVID-19 testing for ag... READ MORE »

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