North Dakota

Planting report: Wet spring delays showing up in the numbers

Flooding in the Red River Valley this spring has created havoc for many farmers trying to get their crops planted. Potato farmers there are doing bett... READ MORE »

North Dakota investing $30 million in drone technology

North Dakota has pledged $30 million to improve drone capabilities in several areas, including agriculture. In early May, Gov. Doug Burgum signed i... READ MORE »

Potato industry leaders visit Northern Plains growers

National potato industry leaders got up close and personal with growers in North Dakota and Minnesota in early May. The Northern Plains Potato Grow... READ MORE »

Wet winter causing delays in potato planting around the country

An extremely wet winter around the U.S. is quickly turning into a soggy spring, which is hindering potato planting efforts. Overall, the 2018-19 w... READ MORE »

Red River Valley potato crop aided by early snowfall cover

As we near the halfway point of the Red River Valley fresh crop shipping season, marketers are pleased, especially when comparing this year to last ye... READ MORE »


2018 Seed Potato Crop Report: Eastern, Central 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 »

Potato production in Minnesota, North Dakota expected to see small drop

Potato production in the upper Midwest looks to be down somewhat in 2018. The U.S. Department of Agriculture‚Äôs National Agricultural Statistics S... READ MORE »

USDA-NASS estimates ND production down 28 percent

USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is estimating only 64,000 out of 80,000 planted potato acres in North Dakota will be harvested. P... READ MORE »

Fertilizer plant to be built near Grand Forks, N.D.

Northern Plains Nitrogen plans to build and operate a $1.5 billion nitrogen fertilizer facility near Grand Forks, N.D. The facility will include a 2,... READ MORE »

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