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January 30, 2015
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Wisconsin Growers to Meet

The Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association will hold its annual meeting and educational conference Feb. 3-5 in Stevens Point, Wis.
January 30, 2015
Kathleen Thomas Gaspar

Colorado Yellows Bringing Outside Business

Thus far the 2014-15 shipping season has been good to Colorado grower-shippers, according to Monte Vista Potato Growers’ general manager Jason Tillman.
January 29, 2015

Fertilizer Institute President Testifies Before Senate Committee

The Fertilizer Institute's president, Chris Jahn, testified Jan. 28 before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation on the challenges and importance of transporting fertilizer by rail.
January 28, 2015

New USPB Members Named

On Jan. 21, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack appointed/reappointed 33 grower members to serve on the United States Potato Board for three-year terms.
January 27, 2015
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Farm Data, Biotech Panel to Highlight Ag Outlook Forum

Data, innovation and technology in agriculture are scheduled topics for February's Agricultural Outlook Forum, an annual meeting organized by the USDA.
January 26, 2015

NPC Names Award Winners

Each year, the National Potato Council holds an awards banquet at its Annual Meeting to honor individuals whose work has aided the industry in addressing issues that impact potato production.
January 21, 2015

Can the Potato Help China?

The Ministry of Agriculture’s move to make potatoes an increasingly important staple in Chinese kitchens, including the propagation of recipes that rely on the humble tuber, at first glance might appear slightly odd and surprising.
January 20, 2015

West Coast Problems Hinder Exports

Although Idaho’s shipping pace is ahead of last year, delays by the longshoremen’s union on the West Coast have created a holdup on international exports.
January 19, 2015

Normal Water Supply Forecast for West

A normal water supply is predicted for much of the West, while the Southwest, Sierra Nevada region and Pacific Northwest are beginning the year drier than normal.
January 16, 2015
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Potato Growers of Idaho to Hold Auction

The Potato Grower of Idaho annual Grower of the Year awards and fundraising auction will take place Jan. 21 at the Red Lion Hotel in Pocatello, Idaho.
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