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December 23, 2014
Scott Thistle

Census: Maine 2013 Potato Exports Down

New data from the U.S. Census Bureau show exports of Maine goods to other countries declined by 12 percent from 2012 to 2013.
December 23, 2014
Idaho Potato Commission

28 Recipes for Potato Lover's Month

February is Potato Lover’s Month. That means there are 28 days for foodservice businesses as well as individuals and families to feature infinitely versatile Idaho Potatoes on their respective menus.
December 22, 2014
Vicky Boyd

USPB Highlights Consumers’ Love of Potatoes

The U.S. Potato Board has kicked off its 2015 consumer editorial and media campaign with a focus on what people love most about potatoes.
December 20, 2014
Irrigation

Irrigation Show Draws over 4,000

The Irrigation Association (IA) wrapped up its 35th annual Irrigation Show & Education Conference in Phoenix last month. The show had over 4,100 participants and 304 exhibiting companies.
December 19, 2014
AP

Lawmaker Seeks to Scale Back Farm Property Taxes

A Republican lawmaker from southeastern Minnesota said he plans to introduce a bill next month to relieve pressure on farmers who he says are being overwhelmed by tax increases.
December 18, 2014

USPB Receives $5 Million Allocation

The USPB received an allocation of $4,998,892 in program year 2015 Market Access Program funds from the Foreign Agricultural Service at USDA.
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.
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