potatoes

Program keeps close eye on psyllids

For a second consecutive year, a University of Idaho (U of I) pest monitoring program trapped relatively few potato psyllids in Idaho spud fields duri... READ MORE »

Breeding breakthroughs hold promising potential

It’s every potato breeder’s dream to be able to swiftly and efficiently bring desirable traits together to create a more productive and resistant ... READ MORE »

A barrel of sprout inhibitor containing CIPC

Potato storage company relocates chlorpropham manufacturing to US

Potato storage company 1,4GROUP has moved its chlorpropham manufacturing to the United States after the sprout inhibitor was not reauthorized for use ... READ MORE »

NPC says issue of potential potato reclassification still on table

Potato advocates are casting a skeptical eye at recent comments indicating that spuds are not in danger of being reclassified from a vegetable to a gr... READ MORE »

USDA spokesman: Reclassification of potatoes has not been discussed

Potatoes are not in danger of being reclassified as a grain instead of a vegetable, a USDA spokesperson told Scripps News. In an April 5 article on... READ MORE »

Survey seeks input on direct tuber testing

An anonymous survey seeks feedback from potato industry stakeholders on direct tuber testing concerns and needs in each state. The survey stems fro... READ MORE »

Trio of speakers to join World Potato Congress in June

An agronomy specialist, an entomologist and a food marketing professor will be featured speakers at the World Potato Congress, set for June 23-26 in A... READ MORE »

NPGA scholarship applications being accepted until May 13

Applications for Northland Potato Growers Association college scholarships are being accepted until May 13. Sons, daughters, grandsons or granddaug... READ MORE »

Limited-edition potato chip line returns for 12 weeks

Pennsylvania-based Herr’s Inc.’s limited-edition potato chip line, Sandwi-chip, has returned, with four varieties available at select Wawa locatio... READ MORE »

New members join Michigan Seed Potato Advisory Committee

Two new members have been appointed to the Michigan Seed Potato Advisory Committee, while three members have been reappointed. Each appointee serve... READ MORE »


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