World Potato Congress appoints ambassador, chooses emcee

A thought leader in agro-ecological sustainability has been appointed a World Potato Congress ambassador and an emcee chosen for the 12th annual event... READ MORE »

McCain investing more than $370M in French production sites

McCain Foods is investing more than $377 million in three production facilities in France to bolster its competitiveness in the French and European ma... READ MORE »

A group gathers outside a Colorado potato production operation

EPA-USDA Farm Tour heads to North Carolina, Maryland

This past week, the EPA-USDA Farm Tour visited farms in North Carolina and Maryland in an annual event hosted by the National Potato Council. Staff... READ MORE »

Small fire damages equipment at Red River Potatoes

A small fire caused minimal equipment damage and led to the evacuation of staff at Red River Potatoes in Grand Forks, North Dakota. No one was inju... READ MORE »

Michigan research conference registration deadline nears

Registration for “Rooted in Progress: Envisioning the Future of Michigan's Potato Industry” is open until May 20. The event will take place June 1... READ MORE »

An orange-and-yellow Colorado potato beetle munches on a green leaf.

Neonicotinoids face growing resistance

Neonicotinoid insecticides are important for managing Colorado potato beetles and aphids in potatoes, but challenges to their use are growing. More... READ MORE »

Freshly unearthed potatoes on a bed of rich soil

Fungicide receives registration in California

Crop protection company Albaugh has received registration from the California Department of Pesticide Regulation for a fungicide that helps protect ag... READ MORE »

Spudwoman 2024: A next-level leader

However agricultural producers in Michigan and throughout the country communicate, chances are Kelly Turner speaks their language. Turner... READ MORE »

Collins: Vilsack pledges to keep potatoes classified as vegetable

U.S. Sen. Susan Collins’ office said U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack called her April 30 to say the agriculture department will officia... READ MORE »

Crispy fries freshly seasoned

Spuds in the news: 2023 was a positive year for potatoes

A new analysis of media coverage and social media posts reveals that 2023 was a good year for potatoes to make headlines. From January to December,... READ MORE »

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