seed potatoes

Netherlands-based potato cooperative to acquire The Potato Company

Netherlands-based potato cooperative Agrico has declared its intention to acquire the seed potato activities of The Potato Company, a Dutch company th... READ MORE »

Solynta names new CEO, plans commercial varieties introduction

Dutch hybrid potato breeder Solynta has named a new CEO and announced plans to introduce its first commercial varieties in 2024. Peter Poortinga jo... READ MORE »

Registration for Montana Seed Potato Seminar and Grower meeting open

Registration is open for the 58th Annual Montana Seed Potato Seminar and Grower meeting. The event, to be held Nov. 8-9 in Missoula, will feature exhi... READ MORE »

Former seed potato grower back as Canada’s top agriculture official

A former Prince Edward Island seed potato grower has been named Canada’s new Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food. Lawrence MacAulay, a Member o... READ MORE »

Programs seek public input to guide policy

The Minnesota seed potato program will hold an advisory meeting on Aug. 9 seeking input on topics including the future of the restricted seed potato g... READ MORE »

HZPC Americas adds industry veteran to North American team

HZPC Americas Corp. has added an experienced potato industry veteran to its North American team. Eric Norton has more than 15 years of experience i... READ MORE »

Minnesota seed farm achieves state water quality certification

R.D. Offutt’s Twin Rivers Seed Farm is now certified in the Minnesota Agricultural Water Quality Certification Program from the Minnesota Department... READ MORE »

New partnership hopes to improve seed potato production in Wisconsin

A new public/private partnership aims to improve seed potato production in Wisconsin. The University of Wisconsin-Madison is teaming up with Starks Ea... 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 »

Grant funded to research fertilizer additives to improve seed potato performance

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded $9.98 million to 14 collaborative, multi-state projects impacting 28 states to enhance the compe... READ MORE »


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