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September 01, 2015

Traceability and the Consumer

Customers are more likely to purchase food products when grocers use food traceability systems to show where and how the food was produced and shipped, according to new research from the University at Buffalo School of Management.
September 01, 2015
Fungicide, Potato Harvesting
Michael Tucker

Late Blight Found in Montana

Late blight was found in Churchill, Mont., potato fields last week, but experts and growers are optimistic the disease would not have long-term affects on the seed potato industry in the Gallatin Valley.
August 31, 2015
Fertilizer, Fungicide, Potato Storage, Seed Potatoes

USDA Deregulates Second-Generation Innate

The USDA has deregulated the Russet Burbank variety of the second generation of the J.R. Simplot Company’s Innate potatoes.
August 31, 2015
Fertilizer, Fungicide, Herbicide, Insecticide

Operator of the Year Nominations Open

AGCO Corporation announces the opening of nominations for AGCO’s 10th annual Operator of the Year program, which recognizes the hardworking men and women who work as applicators across the country.
August 29, 2015
Mike Hornick

IPC Redesigns Website

The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) has updated its website with a new design and improvements for smartphone viewing.
August 28, 2015
Event Calendar

World Potato Congress Honors Award Recipients

The closing ceremonies of the World Potato Congress in Beijing were highlighted by the presentation of the triennial Industry Awards, which recognize outstanding contribution and leadership to the global potato industry.
August 28, 2015
Seed Potatoes
Brad Carlson

Branding, Trust Key to Idaho Farm

The colorful sign showing drivers on Idaho Highway 19 the way to his farm reflects the brand-aware, people-centric approach that has served Doug Gross well for most of his 40-plus years in business.
August 27, 2015

Nebraska Researcher Honored

Potato specialist and crop physiologist Dr. Alexander Pavlista was selected for the Honorary Lifetime Membership by the Potato Association of America.
August 26, 2015

Adding Agriculture to the Classroom

We often talk about how the number of people with connections to farming is decreasing. This affects agriculture in many ways, but one I rarely hear talked about is in the classroom.
August 26, 2015
Potato Harvesting

Southwind Farms Begins Shipping Fingerlings

The new season’s fingerling potato crop looks outstanding for Heyburn, Idaho’s Southwind Farms.
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