four rows of newly registered TPS varieties.

Canadian company successfully registers 4 true potato seed varieties

Tuberosum Technologies has successfully registered four true potato seed varieties, marking the first time TPS varieties have been officially register... READ MORE »

Breaking down 2021 seed potato acres

U.S. potato farmers grew more acres of accepted certified seed potatoes in 2021 than they had previously produced since 2017. Certified seed acreag... READ MORE »

Strohauer Farms uses organic, fingerling potatoes to diversify and grow

When the other kids were riding tricycles, Harry Dean Strohauer already had his sights set on driving tractors. If he saw a chance to cut school in fa... READ MORE »

Cultivar Corner: Yukon Gem is a better-yielding, disease-resistant Yukon Gold type

Yukon Gem is a variety similar to Yukon Gold, which was used in the breeding process, but Gem has better yield and size distribution than Gold. Overv... READ MORE »

Breaking down 2020 seed potato acres

The Russet Burbank isn’t a perfect potato, but it’s versatile enough, productive enough and stores well enough to continue to make it the most-gro... READ MORE »

Russet varieties dominate Colorado acreage in 2020

This report provides the results of a special survey of potato growers in the San Luis Valley, which was conducted to evaluate potato varieties plante... READ MORE »

The rise of specialty potatoes

Specialty potatoes are distinctive from the standard potato varieties commonly found in the marketplace. They may have a unique skin color, such as de... READ MORE »

Russet Burbank continues to lead

The Russet Burbank continues to be the most popular variety planted in the United States according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Ser... READ MORE »

Simplot Innate varieties up for public comment

After more than 12 years of research, Simplot Plant Sciences has submitted three genetically altered varieties of Russet Burbank, Ranger Russet and A... READ MORE »

OPC presents awards

The Oregon Potato Commission (OPC) presented the 2012 Oregon Potatoes, Goodness Unearthed Gold Medal Awards during the 2013 Washington-Oregon Potato ... READ MORE »

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