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Michigan Potato Industry Commission elects new chair

Ryan Norton, farm manager at Three Rivers-based Walther Farms, has been elected as chair of the Michigan Potato Industry Commission. Norton, who se... READ MORE »

Maine Potato Summit set for Jan. 3-4; registration deadline next week

The Maine Potato Summit will take place Jan. 3-4 in at Northern Maine Community College in Presque Isle, with the vendor trade show beginning at 1 p.m... READ MORE »

Freezing the future: U of I cryopreservation project holds potential

A new method of cryopreservation of potato germplasm at the University of Idaho (U of I) holds the potential to enable researchers to freeze seed samp... READ MORE »

Potatoes bring the party in bowl game, New Year’s celebration

A holiday tradition returns Saturday when Georgia State battles Utah State in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl. The Panthers (6-6) take on the Aggies (... READ MORE »

Trio of North Dakota brothers receive irrigation award

Third-generation North Dakota farmers and brothers Bill, Jeff and Kent VanRay have received the Irrigation Excellence Award from the North Dakota Irri... READ MORE »

McCain to detail sustainability goals at Michigan Winter Potato Conference

McCain’s senior director of agriculture and sustainability will address the Michigan Winter Potato Conference in February. Jess Newman will expla... READ MORE »

Michigan Vegetable Council names potato grower 2023 Master Farmer

Fourth-generation potato grower Main Farms has been chosen by the Michigan Vegetable Council as its 2023 Master Farmer. The 15,000-acre farm in Six... READ MORE »

Tour options available to 2024 Michigan Winter Potato Conference attendees

The 2024 Michigan Winter Potato Conference will feature four tour options of local facilities for conference attendees. The tour options are: ... READ MORE »

Tickets on sale for 2024 Colorado Ag Forum

Tickets for the 2024 Colorado Ag Forum, slated for Feb. 29 in Westminster, Colorado, are now on sale. This year’s theme is AgriCULTURE: A Culture of... READ MORE »

Renowned molecular biologist to lead trio of sessions at potato conference

Renowned molecular biologist Paul Bethke will lead three breakout sessions during the Michigan Winter Potato Conference, set for Jan. 31-Feb. 1 in Eas... READ MORE »


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