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December 17, 2014
Fungicide, Potato Storage

Visit BioSafe Systems at Potato Expo 2015

BioSafe Systems announces its return to Potato Expo 2015 this winter in Orlando, Fla.
December 17, 2014
Megumi Fujikawa

McDonald’s Japan Famished by Potato Shortage

The golden arches are looking a bit tarnished in Japan these days. McDonald’s sales are now being fried by a shortage of potatoes due to a labor dispute at U.S. West Coast ports.
December 16, 2014
Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press

Lawmakers Wary of GM Food Labels

The food industry is likely to find a receptive Congress come January in its fight against mandatory labeling of genetically modified foods.
December 16, 2014
Investor's Business Daily

ConAgra Plants Fuel Growth

As the popularity of french fries and other potato products continues to rise around the world, ConAgra aims to satisfy that craving.
December 15, 2014
David Fairbourn

USPB Hosts Seminar on Instant Mashed Potatoes

The USPB recently carried out a seminar in Mexico City aimed to inform professionals of restaurants, catering services and the institutional sector about the benefits of using U.S. instant mashed potato products in foodservice operations.
December 11, 2014
Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press

Congress Puts Potatoes on WIC Menu

It's another political victory for the popular potato. For the first time, low-income women would be able to pay for them with government-subsidized vouchers issued by the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) nutrition program.
December 11, 2014
Insecticide
Maegan Murray

Vitamin Treatment for Potatoes Shows Promise

Just like vitamins provide people with a natural immune system boost, researchers are testing whether they could benefit potatoes grown in the Hermiston, Ore., region the same way.
December 10, 2014
Potato Harvesting

Consultant Builds Mini-Harvester

As an agronomy consultant, Steve Watts designs experiments to be tested in potato fields. When the Hampton, Prince Edward Island, man was looking for a way to collect his samples faster from his test plots, he ended up inventing a small potato harvester.
December 09, 2014
USDA

USDA, Partners Kick Off International Year of Soils

The USDA on Dec. 5 joined nations from across the globe to kick off the International Year of Soils, an effort to highlight the importance of soil in everyday life.
December 09, 2014
Fertilizer, Irrigation
Stuart Korfhage

Fla. Grower Teaches How to Water Less, Grow More

Bryan Jones doesn’t mean to sound defensive, but he’s tired of the idea that farmers are only part of the environmental problems, never part of the solution.
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