Montana

Seed Potato Report 2020: Yields and quality average to good in Western US

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 »

Secretary of Agriculture Perdue to visit Idaho, Montana, Washington this week

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will be in Washington and Idaho on Thursday, June 11 to participate in a Farmers to Families Food Box event... READ MORE »

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USDA announces cover crop incentive program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture‚Äôs (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) today announced a new pilot program that enables farmers in the Prairie Pothol... READ MORE »

Seed Potatoes Report 2019: Western United States

Idaho experienced a somewhat challenging growing season. Planting began at the normal time, but was interrupted by a two-week period of rain. Addition... READ MORE »

South Korea approves Colorado, Montana seed potatoes for chipping

From the National Potato Council: This week saw very positive news on the South Korean trade front. As of Nov. 12, seed potatoes from Montana and C... READ MORE »

Nina Zidack to host World Potato Congress webinar on certified seed potatoes

Nina Zidack, Ph.D., Montana State University's Director of Seed Potato Certification, will present a webinar on behalf of the World Potato Congress, t... READ MORE »

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2018 Seed Potato Crop Report: Western United States

Growing a successful seed potato crop means navigating two major variables: weather and disease/pest pressure. For the most part, growers were able to... READ MORE »

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Streich Farms thrives as nearby population balloons

Even the smoothest harvest has some bumps. The 2018 harvest went fairly smoothly on Streich Farms, located west of the fast-growing town of Kalispell,... READ MORE »

Dry spring and summer forecast for Western states

The USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service National Water and Climate Center hydrologists predict dry conditions to continue, resulting in red... READ MORE »


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