PAA honors 5 student research projects at annual meeting

The Potato Association of America honored graduate students with cash awards for outstanding research presentations at the organization's annual meeti... READ MORE »

WSU doctoral student snags scholarship with water-use project

An agtech internship his senior year of high school introduced Jacob Meeuwsen to agriculture as a potential career, and that initial interest is now p... READ MORE »

MSU research team receives $6M grant to study insect pest management

A Michigan State University research team has received a $6 million grant to study insect pest management strategies for U.S. potato production system... 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 »

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 »

WPC adds Tuberosum Technologies as newest sustaining partner

The World Potato Congress has named potato research and development company Tuberosum Technologies its newest Silver Sustaining Partner. In additio... READ MORE »

Research team takes steps toward understanding late blight resistance

All over the world, huge quantities of crop protection agents are sprayed to control potato blight (Phytophthora infestans). The mechanisms of resista... READ MORE »

Soil health company secures $23 million in funding

Soil health company MyLand Company Inc. has closed its Series B funding round, raising a total of $23 million. The financing round was spearheaded ... READ MORE »

New project aims to reduce potato bruising, minimize food waste

A newly funded project aims to reduce the risk of potato bruising and develop technologies to reduce supermarket waste. Agritech research and devel... READ MORE »

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 »

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