potato varieties

Breaking down 2020 seed potato acres

The Russet Burbank isn’t a perfect potato, but it’s versatile enough, productive enough and stores well enough to continue to make it the most-gro... READ MORE »

Inside the Industry: Potato Cultivar & Rotation Survey

Spudman recently surveyed readers on potato rotations, why they choose the varieties they grow, cover crops and challenges they face in balancing long... READ MORE »

Growers meet for 10th Annual Crop Transition Conference

The 10th annual Crop Transition Conference was held June 21 in Bloomington, Minnesota. The conference which is organized by the United Potato Growe... READ MORE »

Calyxt to develop improved potato

Calyxt, an agbiotech company focused on developing crops with healthier characteristics, is planning to launch a second wave of products in 2019, incl... READ MORE »

Mexican judge bans U.S. fresh potatoes

A federal judge in Mexico's northern state of Sinaola issued a decree that banned fresh potatoes imported from the United States. According to the Re... READ MORE »

Lamb Weston/Meijer to build french fry plant in Russia

Lamb Weston/Meijer Frozen Foods have signed an agreement with Belaya Dacha to invest in a new french fry plant in Lipetsk, Russia. The joint venture ... READ MORE »

Growers wrap up planting in Maine

Potato growers in Maine have finished up planting and hope for a smooth season, the Bangor Daily News reports. Last year growers had a troubling year ... READ MORE »

Email alerts growers to changing climate

If you're a farmer, rancher or working land manager in the southeastern United States, the USDA Southeast Regional Climate Hub (SERCH) can be a valuab... READ MORE »

Vilsack makes NPPB appointments

USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack has appointed 30 members to the National Potato Promotion Board (dba the United States Potato Board). Each member will se... READ MORE »


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