Ag tech company’s microbial field trials yield promising results for potatoes

Ag tech company BioConsortia has extended its line of microbial products beyond cereal crops to potatoes and other vegetables after successful field t... READ MORE »

NPGA to present service awards at annual banquet

The Northland Potato Growers Association will present its annual Meritorious Service award winners at its upcoming banquet. Brad Nilson of Hoople, ... READ MORE »

Europatat Congress to address potato industry challenges in May

The Europatat Congress will return to Brussels May 23-24. The annual event has become a platform to assess the state of the potato sector and to commu... READ MORE »

USDA seeks nominations for Colorado Potato Administrative Committee

The USDA is seeking nominations for the Colorado Potato Administrative Committee (Area 3). Nominees are needed to fill two producer member seats, one ... READ MORE »

Letter to appropriations committees expresses AEWR concerns

A letter signed by 75 members of the U.S. House of Representatives sent to the House and Senate appropriations committees expresses concerns about the... READ MORE »

Potatoes Australia names World Potato Congress ambassador

Potatoes Australia has named Robbie Davis, a national potato industry and agribusiness figure, as its ambassador for World Potato Congress 2024. Th... READ MORE »

Estimates show increase in 2023 potato production

USDA estimates for 13 reporting states show a 42.01 cwt increase in 2023 potato production from the previous year. Adjusted estimates show 440.75 m... READ MORE »

Top US ag negotiator urges Japan to trust potato science

The U.S.’s top agricultural negotiator has a message for markets where fresh potato exports are still meeting resistance: Trust the science. Doug... READ MORE »

Potato LEAF launches new leadership program at Gettysburg

The Potato Leadership, Education and Advancement Foundation (Potato LEAF) has launched a new program to be held July 15-18 at Gettysburg National Mili... READ MORE »

Potato breeding pioneer Porter retires after 38 years at UMaine

For Greg Porter, one potato highlights a satisfying career. Porter, an Aroostook County native, officially retired Dec. 31 after 38 years at the Unive... READ MORE »

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