potatoes usa

Project seeks alternatives to neonicotinoids in potato crops

A four-year project funded by the USDA’S Specialty Crop Research Initiative aims to develop and evaluate pest management alternatives to using neoni... READ MORE »

Potato Expo 2024 adds exhibition wing

There’s still time to register a booth at the 2024 Potato Expo, set for Jan. 10-11 at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas. The expo is ... READ MORE »

Spuds can add spice to Halloween traditions

Trick or tater? That’s the rallying cry of some Halloween revelers who serve up spuds to doorbell-ringing ghosts and goblins. Pat Foy began handi... READ MORE »

Resolution supporting commodity checkoff programs garners widespread support

The National Potato Council has endorsed a congressional resolution supporting research and promotion boards known as commodity checkoff programs, suc... READ MORE »

Potatoes USA elects board members, committee chairs

Potatoes USA has elected nine members to its 2023-24 executive committee. The new members, elected at the organization’s annual meeting in March, re... READ MORE »

Where do chips and fries fit in UPF debate?

Let’s face it — the world of nutrition can be confusing, and the ongoing debate about ultra- processed foods is no exception. Despite the lack of ... READ MORE »

Survey takes pulse of potato consumption predilections

A recent Potatoes USA survey found that baked can’t be beaten when it comes to Americans’ favorite way to consume potatoes. Forty-one percent o... READ MORE »

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Potatoes USA names Wisconsin grower board chair

A Wisconsin potato company CEO with 25 years of industry experience has been named the new chair of the Potatoes USA board. Mike Carter of Rosholt,... READ MORE »

Potatoes USA, Eagle River Seed Farm donate to Wisconsin food pantry

Potatoes USA and Eagle River Seed Farm have donated more than 600 pounds of potatoes to the Vilas Food Pantry in Eagle River, Wisconsin. The pantry ha... READ MORE »

Potatoes USA's Smokehouse Mashed Potato Board. Photo: Potatoes USA

Culinary advancements

Culinary advancement is critical to boosting potato sales in grocery stores and restaurants. Trends change rapidly, and what’s popular now m... READ MORE »

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