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 »

Big Idaho Potato Truck makes first international travel foray

Does a potato need a passport? If it’s Spuddy Buddy, the country-crossing mascot of the Idaho Potato Commission, then the answer is yes. This sum... READ MORE »

MSU field day focuses on potatoes

Potato nutrient and disease management were the highlights of conversation during Michigan State University Extension and MSU AgBioResearch’s field ... READ MORE »

Data shows record increase in U.S. potato exports from July 2022 to June 2023

U.S. potato exports reached record value and volume in the 12-month period from July 2022 to June 2023, according to U.S. Department of Commerce data ... READ MORE »

Lamb Weston investing $415M in new french fry line at Idaho facility

Lamb Weston Holdings is investing $415 million to construct a new french fry processing line at its facility in American Falls, Idaho. The new line... READ MORE »

Acquisition joins pair of processing equipment providers

Two potato processing equipment providers have joined forces. Global freezing and cooling equipment company FPS Food Process Solutions has acquired Or... READ MORE »

CFIA completes potato wart investigation, finds 4 additional affected PEI fields

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has completed its investigation into potato wart in Prince Edward Island ahead of the September 2023 target date, ... READ MORE »

Updated PSA sustainability program includes new self-assessment tool

The Potato Sustainability Alliance has updated its sustainability program to feature a new framework defining key focus areas and a self-assessment to... READ MORE »

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