Application period open for Michigan Potato Industry Commission scholarship program

The Michigan Potato Industry Commission (MPIC) Board of Directors is proud to announce the application period is now open for the 2023 scholarship. ... READ MORE »

Michigan Dept. of Agriculture gets bacterial ring rot testing approval for seed potato export to Canada

In October 2022, the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development’s (MDARD) Plant Pathology Laboratory became one of nine laboratories n... READ MORE »

Michigan Winter Potato Conference registration now open

Registration is now open for the 2023 Michigan Winter Potato Conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The annual event is set for Feb. 1-3, 2023, at the ... READ MORE »

Career Tech agriscience students monitor water use at potato farm

With the Great Lakes, 11,000 inland lakes and tens of thousands of miles of rivers and streams, Michigan is a water wonderland. But the state — like... READ MORE »

Potato late blight confirmed in Michigan

There have been confirmed two reports of potato late blight in two separate field areas of Montcalm County, Michigan, detected September 6 and Septemb... READ MORE »

USDA to study crop production practices with 900 Michigan growers and has a potato focus this year

Roughly 900 wheat, potato, and vegetable growers across Michigan will soon be contacted by the USDA’s National Agriculture Statistics Service ... READ MORE »

Potato Association of America names four Honorary Lifetime Members

One of the most significant ways to recognize outstanding contributions to the potato industry and to our organization — the Potato Association of A... READ MORE »

Downey’s Potato Chips looks to continue growing

Downey's Potato Chips was started 37 years ago in Waterford, Michigan, by the family that gave the company its namesake. From its humble beginnings s... READ MORE »

Michigan potato growers approve referendum to continue state commission

Michigan’s potato growers have approved a referendum to continue the Michigan Potato Industry Commission. The Michigan Potato Industry Commission... READ MORE »

Michigan potato growers asked to vote on approving MPIC for another term

Michigan’s potato growers can vote on whether to continue the Michigan Potato Industry Commission in a referendum conducted by the Michigan Departme... READ MORE »

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