USDA

Crop insurance deadlines approaching for growers in three states

The deadline for growers in Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin to apply for or make changes to their existing crop insurance for spring-planted crops is ap... READ MORE »

2023 stocks near halfway point in North Dakota, Minnesota

North Dakota growers, dealers, and processors held 13.4 million cwt of potatoes in storage on Feb. 1, with current stocks representing 51% of 2023 pr... READ MORE »

Trade official to address efforts to promote US ag exports at Washington Summit

Alexis Taylor, USDA Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs, will discuss efforts to promote U.S. agricultural exports at the Natio... READ MORE »

Report: Potatoes projected to account for 35% of vegetable production by 2033

U.S. production of vegetables and pulse crops is projected to grow 4% in the next decade, with potatoes expected to account for 20% of vegetable farm ... READ MORE »

2022 ag census shows increase in new producers, decline in total farms

Though the total number of U.S. farms continued to decline, the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service's 2022 Census of Agriculture showed ... READ MORE »

USDA funds closer look at options to replace neonicotinoids

The USDA’s Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI) recently announced funding for a four-year, Potatoes USA-supported research project to develop ... READ MORE »

USDA: Net farm income will drop $40 billion in 2024

Net farm income is projected to fall by $40 billion this calendar year, according to the USDA’s 2024 Farm Income Forecast. The forecast marks the se... READ MORE »

USDA seeks nominations for Colorado Potato Administrative Committee

The USDA is seeking nominations for the Colorado Potato Administrative Committee (Area 3). Nominees are needed to fill two producer member seats, one ... 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 »

USDA researchers working toward year-round supply of high-quality potatoes

Scientists at the USDA's Agricultural Research Service (ARS) are using the latest technology to work toward a high-quality, year-round supply of potat... READ MORE »


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