Equipment supplier Reyco Systems opens Washington facility

Global processed potato industry equipment supplier Reyco Systems has opened a new manufacturing and repair facility in Eltopia, Washington. The co... READ MORE »

TOMRA Food renews long-running sales partnership for fresh produce

TOMRA Food has renewed its partnership with Van Doren Sales, a Washington-based company focused on apple, cherry, potato, onion and other fresh produc... READ MORE »

NPC tour

NPC’s Agency Farm Tour provides up-close view of potato production

The National Potato Council and the Washington State Potato Commission partnered to play host to the NPC’s annual Agency Farm Tour in Washington’s... READ MORE »

Potato field days set for this week at 2 universities

Two potato field days will take place this week in the Pacific Northwest. The Oregon State Potato Field Day is set for Wednesday, while the Washing... READ MORE »

History of the University of Idaho Potato Storage Project

Understanding storage requirements of new potato varieties can have a profound effect on processing and fresh pack quality and financial wellbeing of ... READ MORE »

Washington state labor dept. offers free consultations

The Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (WSDL&I) Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) offers no-fee consultation ... READ MORE »

Recap of Skagit Valley Sustainability Influencer event

Around the end of July, growers from Skagit Valley hosted ten influencers from the greater Seattle area to help educate consumers on today’s farming... READ MORE »

Drought declaration lifted for Eastern Washington

Unanticipated cool, wet weather in May and June prompted the Washington Department of Ecology to cancel the drought declaration for Central and Easter... READ MORE »

IPM workshop for WA growers and field scouts

Washington State University (WSU) Extension, the Washington State Potato Commission (WSPC) and the Potato Foundation will team up to provide workshops... READ MORE »

Pacific Northwest wildfire, smoke risk presents potential harm to potato plants

Where there’s smoke, there’s usually fire, and that’s certainly been the case in the Western U.S. in recent years. The increasing number of W... READ MORE »

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