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Hoops and spuds: Tip off March Madness with Potato LEAF donation

March Madness is just around the corner, and the Potato Leadership, Education & Advancement Foundation is ready for tipoff. With a $50 donation... READ MORE »

Longtime NPGA contributor Phelps dies at 59

Todd Phelps, 59, of Grand Forks, North Dakota, died Feb. 21 after a four-year battle with colon cancer. On Feb. 20, Phelps received the Northland P... READ MORE »

2024 Potato LEAF Leadership Institute class meets, travels to Washington Summit

The 2024 Potato LEAF Leadership Institute kicked off last week in Boise, Idaho, at the headquarters of agribusiness company Simplot. Bryan Bender, ... READ MORE »

Netherlands-based potato cooperative to acquire The Potato Company

Netherlands-based potato cooperative Agrico has declared its intention to acquire the seed potato activities of The Potato Company, a Dutch company th... READ MORE »

New report finds potatoes worth $2.5 billion annually to Michigan

A new report authored by Michigan State University economists found that the potato industry generates $2.5 billion each year to the state’s gross d... READ MORE »

2023 stocks near halfway point in North Dakota, Minnesota

North Dakota growers, dealers, and processors held 13.4 million cwt of potatoes in storage on Feb. 1, with current stocks representing 51% of 2023 pr... READ MORE »

Trade official to address efforts to promote US ag exports at Washington Summit

Alexis Taylor, USDA Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs, will discuss efforts to promote U.S. agricultural exports at the Natio... READ MORE »

Report: Potatoes projected to account for 35% of vegetable production by 2033

U.S. production of vegetables and pulse crops is projected to grow 4% in the next decade, with potatoes expected to account for 20% of vegetable farm ... READ MORE »

PSA seeks input on Summer Symposium topics

The Potato Sustainability Alliance’s third annual Summer Symposium is set for July 9-11 at McDonald’s headquarters in Chicago, Illinois. In adv... READ MORE »

Specialty potato brand unveils new mesh packaging

RPE specialty potato brand Tasteful Selections has unveiled a new 3-pound mesh pillow pack for three varieties: Honey Gold, Ruby Sensation and Sunburs... READ MORE »


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