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New York State Potato Seed Report 2023

Certified seed potato acres in New York State increased by 100 acres in 2023 from last year with 881 total acres inspected. The Lamoka and Waneta vari... READ MORE »

APHIS updates the golden nematode regulated area in Suffolk County, New York

Effective immediately, the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is removing 11,648.25 acres from the golden nematode (GN) regulated... READ MORE »

Cornell to get grant for biological crop protection research for potatoes

New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball announced Oct. 30 that more than $1.2 million in funding will support nine advanced research, ... READ MORE »

Seed Potato Report 2020: Northeastern US hurt by drought

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 »

Empire State Producers Expo going virtual in ’21

The New York State Vegetable Growers Association and Cornell Cooperative Extension have announced they are transforming the annual Becker Forum and Em... READ MORE »

Potato Crop Progress: Overall good weather, red potatoes slow to sell

The executive committee of Potatoes USA held a virtual meeting on July 28, during which time the members shared updates on how the 2020 potato growing... READ MORE »

Seed Potatoes Report 2019: Eastern & Central United States

Wet early and wet late was a common theme for potato growers in the U.S. this year, certified seed growers included. In Idaho, spring rain hampered... READ MORE »

Late blight found in northwest Pennsylvania

Late blight was detected in Erie County, Pennsylvania, on July 17. Erie County is in northwestern Pennsylvania, with borders of Ohio to the west, New ... READ MORE »

Empire State Potato Growers announces scholarship winner

The Empire State Potato Growers has announced Alexis Payne of Glenfield, New York, as the Empire State Potato Growers Scholarship winner for 2019.... READ MORE »

Empire Farm Days to include three soil health-focused panel discussions

Planting green, nutrient management in no-till systems and soil health management in vegetable production are among the practices that will be shared ... READ MORE »

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