New app allows users to monitor for potato blight

Two North Dakota organizations have collaborated on a new app that allows uses to track weather data to monitor for potato blight. The NDSU NDAWN P... READ MORE »

Potatoes USA, Eagle River Seed Farm donate to Wisconsin food pantry

Potatoes USA and Eagle River Seed Farm have donated more than 600 pounds of potatoes to the Vilas Food Pantry in Eagle River, Wisconsin. The pantry ha... READ MORE »

Emergence of elicitors

The concept of integrated pest management includes environmentally sustainable and economically effective approaches to control pests that r... READ MORE »

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Measuring sustainability to manage smarter potato production

The phrase “you can’t manage what you don’t measure” has become a popular part of the agricultural lexicon, often used to reinforce th... READ MORE »

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Positive potato posts climb in 2022, media analysis finds

An analysis of potato media coverage found an increase in positive mentions in 2022, with more than 50% of traditional media and more than 70% of soci... READ MORE »

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Potato Power

A recent report highlighting the potato industry’s $100.9 billion economic impact in the U.S. featured eye-catching numbers, and the timing of its r... READ MORE »

Potatoes fresh from the field

Herbicide for use in potatoes, hemp and other crops obtains federal registration

A herbicide for use in onions, potatoes and other crops to help control annual grasses and key broadleaf weeds before emergence has been federally reg... READ MORE »

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UF researchers on hunt for new varieties that will thrive in Florida

For more than 50 years, the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences research and Extension teams have grown potatoes in wh... READ MORE »

Tuber infected with root-knot nematodes. Photo: Cynthia Gleason

The PAPAS project

About 20% of what a farmer spends to grow a crop of potatoes is for nematicide applications. In Idaho, the pale cyst nematode (Globodera pallid... READ MORE »

Europatat Congress to examine potato trade, consumption trends

The first Polish edition of the Europatat Congress will focus on the impact of the geopolitical landscape on the potato trade. The event, slated fo... READ MORE »

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