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October 12, 2015
Fungicide, Potato Harvesting, Potato Storage
Michael Wright

Montana Growers Battle Late Blight

“This is the first time ever in the history of growing potatoes in this valley that we’ve ever had late blight show up,” says Churchill, Mont., seed grower Dan Dyk.
October 12, 2015
Katie Zarrilli

Proponents Stand Up for Potatoes

You could call them the watchdogs for potato growers. Tim Hobbs and Don Flannery wear a lot of hats in the potato industry, but one they consider to be the most important is the work they do in the state legislature.
October 10, 2015
Potato Harvesting, Potato Storage
David Mitchell, The Packer

Red River Valley Expects Good Quality

Red River Valley potato growers are expecting a good crop with excellent color and quality, a good mix of sizes and average tonnage. The question is, what are they going to get for their efforts?
October 10, 2015
Natalia Hepworth

Going Green Before It Was Cool

Northwest Biotech is ahead of the curve when it comes to fertilizer. They began producing potent, eco-friendly fertilizer decades before it became a national trend.
October 10, 2015

IPC Whips Up Spirited Holiday Promo

Retailers can help give back to the community during the holiday season, thanks to a new retail coupon promotion from the Idaho Potato Commission in partnership with Country Crock.
October 09, 2015

Nominations Open for Industry Awards

Don’t miss out on the chance to recognize and honor a well-deserving member of the potato grower community by nominating them for the Potato Man of the Year or Potato Man for All Seasons.
October 09, 2015

IPC Wins Marketing Award

What happens when a potato sells itself so well that the poor produce supervisor is left overwhelmed by his or her good fortune?
October 08, 2015
Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska

Farm Coming to JFK Airport

In an effort to beautify John F. Kennedy Airport in New York and to educate travelers about farming, JetBlue Airways is opening its own farm, just outside Terminal 5.
October 08, 2015
Potato Storage

BioSafe to Raffle Apple Watch

BioSafe Systems announces its return to PMA Fresh Summit 2015 in Atlanta. This year, BioSafe is giving away an Apple Watch to one lucky winner.
October 07, 2015
Potato Harvesting
Rose Rementer

Red River Valley Harvest at Standstill

Lack of rain in the Red River Valley is making it hard to harvest potatoes without damaging the crop.
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