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NPC accepting scholarship applications

The National Potato Council (NPC) is accepting applications for a $10,000 graduate-level scholarship for the 2015-2016 academic year.The NPC awards on... READ MORE »

Simplot’s Innate varieties achieve federal milestones

The first two generations of the J.R. Simplot Company's genetically engineered (GE) Innate potato varieties achieved individual federal milestones.Gen... READ MORE »

UPGI releases 2014 potato acreage

The United Potato Growers of Idaho (UPGI) announced that Idaho growers have planted 321,462 acres of potatoes for 2014, a two percent increase from UP... READ MORE »

BASF donates $17,000 to food bank

BASF donated $17,000 to the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina prior to a special showing of the documentary movie, Farmland.""Farmland" ... READ MORE »

Jensen elected USPB chairman

The United States Potato Board's (USPB) 2014 annual meeting concluded on Thursday, March 13, with the election of Brett Jensen as the chairman of the ... READ MORE »

NASS releases crop production report

The National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) 2013 crop production report shows 936,000 harvest acres of fall potatoes. The 2013 total is a decr... READ MORE »

Russet Burbank continues to lead

The Russet Burbank continues to be the most popular variety planted in the United States according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Ser... READ MORE »

NASS reports fall acres decline

The USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service reports a national decline of 44,300 acres planted in potatoes for the 2013 fall season compared ... READ MORE »

Potato stocks up, value down

The USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service reports that the 13 major potato states held 214 million cwt of potatoes in storage on Feb. 1, up... READ MORE »

NASS releases 2012 crop production report

Numbers don't lie and the numbers show increases in acreage planted, acreage harvested, yields per acre and production for potatoes in 2012 compared ... READ MORE »


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