potato industry

America is a Spud Nation

As growers flew into D.C. to “stand up for potatoes on Capitol Hill” during this year’s National Potato Council Washington Summit, Feb. ... READ MORE »

Image of potatoes in the ground about to be harvested.

Potato Power

A recent report highlighting the potato industry’s $100.9 billion economic impact in the U.S. featured eye-catching numbers, and the timing of its r... READ MORE »

World Potato Congress offers April webinar featuring representatives from Potatoes USA

The World Potato Congress (WPC) offers monthly webinars on a variety of topics. In March, Dr. Marc Ghislain and Dr. Eric Magembe from the Internationa... READ MORE »

NPC scholarship deadline June 14

The National Potato Council (NPC) is accepting applications for a master's-level scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year. This year's scholarshi... READ MORE »

2014 USPB nominations open

Nominations are now open for new members of the United States Potato Board (USPB) for the 2014-2017 term. Sixty-three members will be elected or re-e... READ MORE »

Syngenta scholarship available

Applications now are being accepted for the fourth annual Syngenta Potato Scholarship. The $5,000 scholarship is available to students who reside or ... READ MORE »

USDA changes release time for statistical reports

Beginning Jan. 1, 2013 the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service and World Agricultural Outlook Board will begin issuing several USDA stati... READ MORE »

Blacker resigns IGSA post

Idaho Grower Shippers Association (IGSA) President Travis Blacker resigned his position to accept a job as industry relations director with the Idaho... READ MORE »


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