Meetings to focus on full access to Japanese market for US fresh potatoes

Ongoing efforts to open the Japanese market to all U.S. fresh potatoes continue Sept. 25-29 with representatives from USDA Animal and Plant Health Ins... READ MORE »

Potatoes New Zealand CEO calls for new strategic plan for country’s growers

Potatoes New Zealand CEO Kate Trufitt is calling for a new strategic plan to ensure longevity and growth for the country’s 174 potato growers. Tr... READ MORE »

Side Delights implementing recyclable packaging solution

Fresh Solutions Network brand Side Delights is implementing a new recyclable packaging solution for both conventional and organic potato bags. BioF... READ MORE »

New Idaho Steel Products former aims to offer compact flexibility

A new machine from Idaho Steel Products aims to provide a compact, flexible food processing solution that will help potato producers experiment with c... READ MORE »

Registration for Potato Expo 2024 now open

Registration for Potato Expo 2024 opened Friday for attendees and new exhibitors. The event will be held Jan. 10-11 in Austin, Texas. The expo, the... READ MORE »

Potato Bowl to cap celebration of Red River Valley’s spud industry

The 57th annual Potato Bowl festivities will culminate in Saturday’s football clash between the University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks and the No... READ MORE »

New project aims to reduce potato bruising, minimize food waste

A newly funded project aims to reduce the risk of potato bruising and develop technologies to reduce supermarket waste. Agritech research and devel... READ MORE »

WSU doctoral student receives $10,000 Potato LEAF scholarship

A Ph.D. student at Washington State University is the recipient of a $10,000 scholarship from the Potato Leadership, Education, and Advancement Founda... READ MORE »

Washington potato grower reappointed to agricultural advisory commitee

A U.S. potato grower has been reappointed to the Agricultural Technical Advisory Committee for Trade in Fruits and Vegetables. Matt Harris of the W... READ MORE »

Potato-focused projects part of nearly $73 million in USDA funding

Twenty projects benefiting the U.S. potato industry are part of $72.9 million in USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant Program investments. The potato-fo... READ MORE »

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