Oregon

Klamath Basin irrigators expect little water this year, USDA issues funds

With a water allocation announcement expected this week from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Klamath Basin irrigators say they expect to receive littl... READ MORE »

Idaho-Eastern Oregon Potato Continuance Referendum dates announced

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will conduct a referendum April 12-30, 2021, for Irish potato producers in Idaho and Malheur County, Oregon,... READ MORE »

Marty Myers, head of Threemile Canyon Farms and Potatoes USA chair, dies at 68

Marty Myers, general manager of Threemile Canyon Farms in Oregon and the current chairman of Potatoes USA’s board of directors, died Dec. 1 at his h... READ MORE »

USDA releases potato production estimates for Idaho, Washington, Oregon

Potato production in Idaho is forecast at 137 million hundredweight (cwt), up 4% from last year, according to data released Nov. 10 by the USDA's Nati... READ MORE »

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 »

Lockwood, SS Equipment add to service team in Columbia Basin

Lockwood Manufacturing has expanded its service reach for customers in the Columbia Basin of Washington and Oregon. SS Equipment — Lockwood'... 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 »

Charlton named permanent director of Klamath Basin research center

After two years of serving in an interim role, Brian Charlton has been named director of the Klamath Basin Research and Extension Center (KBREC). ... READ MORE »

Senate passes fix to water act to provide relief to Klamath Basin irrigators

Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, both of Oregon, announced July 1 that the Senate has passed a fix to the 2018 Water Resources Development Act (WR... READ MORE »

Marty Myers of Oregon to head Potatoes USA’s ’20-21 board

Potatoes USA, the marketing and promotion board for the U.S. potato industry, elected its new leadership during its 48th annual meeting on March 11. T... READ MORE »


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