Top US ag negotiator urges Japan to trust potato science

The U.S.’s top agricultural negotiator has a message for markets where fresh potato exports are still meeting resistance: Trust the science. Doug... READ MORE »

100th USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum to feature 2024 farm forecasts

Registration is now open for the 100th USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum. The 2024 event is themed "Cultivating the Future" and will feature a keynote a... READ MORE »

Market access, development programs receive $203M in funding

More than $203 million, including $5 million for potato promotion, will be awarded to nearly 70 agricultural organizations to help expand U.S. food an... READ MORE »

USDA seeks applications for trade advisory committee members

The USDA and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative are accepting applications for new members to serve on agricultural trade advisory committee... READ MORE »

OSU researchers to use $2M grant to help prevent sprouting in stored potatoes

Oregon State University researchers will use a $2 million USDA grant to help prevent stored potatoes from sprouting. The research will focus on org... READ MORE »

Project seeks alternatives to neonicotinoids in potato crops

A four-year project funded by the USDA’S Specialty Crop Research Initiative aims to develop and evaluate pest management alternatives to using neoni... READ MORE »

USDA sets 2024 trade mission schedule, opens RAPP public comment period

USDA trade missions in 2024 will include trips to Korea, Canada and Vietnam. The agency has also opened a public comment period for its new Regional A... READ MORE »

USDA launches Specialty Crops Resource Directory

A new Specialty Crops Resource Directory compiled by the USDA aims to provide a comprehensive resource for specialty crop producers and businesses. ... READ MORE »

MSU research team receives $6M grant to study insect pest management

A Michigan State University research team has received a $6 million grant to study insect pest management strategies for U.S. potato production system... READ MORE »

McCain Foods USA to use $6.9M in grant funding for soil improvement project

McCain Foods USA has been awarded $6.9 million in funding through a USDA conservation program as part of a soil improvement project. The funds from... READ MORE »

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