North Dakota

Snowpack has Idaho, Washington potato growers with enough irrigation water, for now

Drought conditions currently hamper some of the most productive agriculture land in the U.S., including California and northward into the Pacific Nort... READ MORE »

USDA-NASS releases 2021 potato acreage estimate, acres up slightly

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released updated acreage estimates June 30. According to NAS... READ MORE »

North Dakota potato production up 18% following better harvest conditions

Better harvest conditions this year in North Dakota have resulted in a larger potato crop. According to estimates released by the USDA's National A... 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 »

North Dakota State receives pair of potato-focused grants

The North Dakota Department of Agriculture (NDDA) announced 27 grants totaling more than $3 million on Oct. 13, a pair of which are geared toward pota... READ MORE »

Certis USA announces new regional manager for central plains

Biopesticide provider Certis USA announced that Matt Hostetler has joined as Central Plains Regional Manager. Hostetler will be responsible for the... READ MORE »

Rules on planting non-certified seed tubers for Minnesota, North Dakota

Potato seed certification began in the early 1900s for the advancement of the potato industry. The focus was to control diseases and variety mixtures,... READ MORE »

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USDA announces cover crop incentive program

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

NoKota Packers leader Steve Tweten to retire

Fresh Solutions Network announced Dec. 18 that Steve Tweten, president, CEO and partner of NoKota Packers, will retire on Dec. 27, 2019, after 40 year... READ MORE »

North Dakota senator secures $1.5 billion in ag disaster relief

Senator John Hoeven (R-ND), chairman of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee, has secured an additional $1.5 billion in disaster funding to... READ MORE »


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