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 »

Yellow potatoes continue to gain market share

Yellow potatoes continue to gain market share and the gain is mostly at the expense of russets and whites, two potato types shippers in the Red River ... READ MORE »

Red production off by more than a one-third in the RRV

Unfortunately the good crops in the central valley of North Dakota won't be enough make up for the thousands of potato acres lost north of Grand Forks... READ MORE »

Michigan Upper Peninsula variety trial results released

Michigan State University (MSU) Extension conducts multi-location field trials every year to evaluate new potato varieties. The Upper Peninsula locati... READ MORE »

Variety management guidelines start from farms

Extension specialist Samuel Essah conducts several research studies every year with the objective of developing variety management guidelines for t... READ MORE »

Jining Green Living launches new sweet potato varieties

Shandong Jining Green Living International Trade has launched the harvest of two new sweet potato varieties: the red skinned White Flesh sweet potato ... READ MORE »

GM potato approved for field trials

The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs in the U.K. have approved The Sainsbury Laboratory, Norwich's (TSL) application to conduct fi... READ MORE »

Study: mites affecting bee colony health

Recent research conducted by the University of Maryland and USDA revealed that honey bee colonies in the U.S. are in decline due in part to the ill ef... READ MORE »

Wisconsin growers’ donation feeds the hungry

From the northern part of the state to the southern region, two Wisconsin potato growers are feeding people in the Badger State and the Midwest by col... READ MORE »

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