Washington

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 »

Steve Culman becomes Washington State’s first potato-focused endowed chair

Launching Washington State University’s first distinguished program serving potato agriculture, Steve Culman will delve below the surface to keep a ... READ MORE »

Water concerns abound in Idaho following lackluster snowpack

A strong winter snowpack to fill Idaho’s reservoirs and canals for the 2022 growing season was the hope for the state’s potato farmers following t... READ MORE »

Washington potatoes marketing order officially terminated

The USDA has officially terminated a marketing order for Washington state potatoes that had been suspended since 2014. The marketing order, which r... READ MORE »

Input costs, inflation expected to affect Pacific Northwest ag

Northwest Farm Credit Services, a Northwest agricultural lending cooperative, has released its quarterly Market Snapshot reports covering the state of... READ MORE »


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