Small fire damages equipment at Red River Potatoes

A small fire caused minimal equipment damage and led to the evacuation of staff at Red River Potatoes in Grand Forks, North Dakota. No one was inju... READ MORE »

Michigan research conference registration deadline nears

Registration for “Rooted in Progress: Envisioning the Future of Michigan's Potato Industry” is open until May 20. The event will take place June 1... READ MORE »

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The quest for an aquifer alternative

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation was created in 1902 to aid agricultural development of arid Western states. A perfect candidate was Central Washington�... READ MORE »

Spudwoman 2024: A next-level leader

However agricultural producers in Michigan and throughout the country communicate, chances are Kelly Turner speaks their language. Turner... READ MORE »

Crop Transition Conference set for June in Minnesota

The 2024 Crop Transition Conference, hosted by the United Potato Growers of America, will be held June 19-20 in Minneapolis. The conference, which ... READ MORE »

Idaho Steel, Reyco Systems owner retiring

Davis Christensen, owner of potato processing equipment manufacturer Idaho Steel Products and potato industry equipment supplier Reyco Systems, is ret... READ MORE »

Longtime seed potato association executive director dies at age 65

Jeff Axford, longtime Michigan Seed Potato Association executive director, died April 13 after an accident at his home. He was 65. Axford, an Otseg... READ MORE »

NPGA taking applications for new executive director

The Northland Potato Growers Association is searching for candidates with a passion for agriculture and the ability to affect change to serve as its n... READ MORE »

MPIC seeks input on potato research topics

The Michigan Potato Industry Commission seeks input to help identify the most critical areas of focus for potato research in the next decade. Feedb... READ MORE »

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 »

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