USDA launches Specialty Crops Resource Directory

A new Specialty Crops Resource Directory compiled by the USDA aims to provide a comprehensive resource for specialty crop producers and businesses. ... READ MORE »

World Potato Congress president addresses Chinese Potato Expo

World Potato Congress president Peter VanderZaag addressed the Chinese Potato Expo last month, sharing details of the upcoming WPC to be held next Jun... READ MORE »

McCain Foods USA to use $6.9M in grant funding for soil improvement project

McCain Foods USA has been awarded $6.9 million in funding through a USDA conservation program as part of a soil improvement project. The funds from... READ MORE »

Little Potato Co. offering 15 $1,000 gift cards in holiday sweepstakes

The Little Potato Co. is offering customers a chance to win a $1,000 grocery store gift card in its holiday sweepstakes. The online and point of sa... READ MORE »

Potato researcher begins term as agriculture dean at Canadian university

Potato researcher Gefu Wang-Pruski began a one-year term as acting dean and principal, Faculty of Agriculture, at Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia,... READ MORE »

TOMRA’s sorting and grading solutions receive international recognition

TOMRA Food’s food sorting and grading solutions have won international recognition for the accuracy of their foreign material identification. The co... READ MORE »

Survey seeks information about grower preferences, marketing strategies

The University of Minnesota is conducting a survey seeking to understand potato growers’ preferences for using true potato seeds versus tuber seeds ... READ MORE »

MSU Potato Outreach Program harvesting underway in Montcalm County

Michigan State University's Potato Outreach Program has been hard at work throughout Montcalm County harvesting the 2023 potato trials. Montcalm Co... READ MORE »

Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers Association changes location, seeks board nominations

The Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers Association, which represents Pennsylvania’s vegetable, potato and berry growers, has changed its contact informa... READ MORE »

Michigan Potato Industry Commission recipient of environmental award

The Michigan Potato Industry Commission is a recipient of an award recognizing environmentally focused agricultural efforts, specifically in the areas... READ MORE »

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