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SCFBA co-chairs advocate for specialty crop industry on Capitol Hill

Amid ongoing farm bill discussions on Capitol Hill, the co-chairs of the Specialty Crop Farm Bill Alliance (SCFBA) gathered in Washington, D.C., to ad... READ MORE »

NPC preparing for monumental 2024 Washington Summit

It seems like every election cycle, politicians tell us that this is the most important election of our lifetimes. Hyperbole aside, the 2024 General E... READ MORE »

Water shortages spurring innovation in Columbia Basin

Farmers rely on water for their livelihoods, but it often costs a lot to get it to the field. In arid regions, and in the top two potato-producing sta... READ MORE »

Potato growers address ongoing water worries through research

Water is one of the earth’s most precious resources. Clean water is vital to maintaining the health of humans, plants and animals alike. It is also ... READ MORE »

Northland Potato Growers Association campaigns receive marketing awards

The Northland Potato Growers Association, in partnership with Ten Acre Marketing, has been recognized with two National Argi-Marketing Association (NA... READ MORE »

NPGA to present service awards at annual banquet

The Northland Potato Growers Association will present its annual Meritorious Service award winners at its upcoming banquet. Brad Nilson of Hoople, ... READ MORE »

Estimates show increase in 2023 potato production

USDA estimates for 13 reporting states show a 42.01 cwt increase in 2023 potato production from the previous year. Adjusted estimates show 440.75 m... READ MORE »

Potato breeding pioneer Porter retires after 38 years at UMaine

For Greg Porter, one potato highlights a satisfying career. Porter, an Aroostook County native, officially retired Dec. 31 after 38 years at the Unive... READ MORE »

Northland Potato Growers Association names interim executive director

A leadership change at the Northland Potato Growers Association has taken place, with Donavon Johnson leaving the organization. Jacey Kuersteiner, ... READ MORE »

Early registration for Michigan Winter Potato Conference ends Dec. 31

The last day for the Michigan Winter Potato Conference’s early registration rate is Dec. 31. The conference will be held Jan. 31-Feb. 1 in East Lans... READ MORE »


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