Join the Potato Grower Conveyor Newsletter

Sign up for the Conveyor for weekly updates on the latest news, industry events and market trends for the potato industry.

Tender, Loving Care

Potato Storage, Seed Potatoes

Bruise prevention begins before planting.

The Diversifier

Grower of the Month

Grower Tyler Young of Little Compton, R.I., always wanted to be a farmer. His path to that goal wasn’t as straight and clear as he might have liked. He made it happen anyway.

Walmart to Begin Testing Skinny Potatoes


The idea behind the Skinny Potato is a response to the fact that consumers are trying to cut carbs. The 100-calorie product offers smaller portions, with 4- to 6-ounce potatoes.

Robots Help Bring More Data to Agriculture


Many agricultural robotic companies are graduating into the market and in the process are transforming the value chain of agriculture.

New Product: Kuhn Axent 100.1 Precision Spreader

Fertilizer, New Products, Potato Equipment

Kuhn North America introduces the Axent 100.1, which it calls the industry’s first precision fertilizer spreader.

Peru: Latin America’s Leading Potato Producer


Peru’s Agriculture and Irrigation Ministry reports that the country has consolidated itself as the leading potato producer in Latin America.

Team Works to Grow Potatoes in Space

Seed Potatoes

Find out how NASA is working with researchers to grow potatoes on Mars.

Australia: Psyllids Lead to Trade Restrictions

Insecticide, Seed Potatoes

Hundreds of tons of seed potatoes go to waste

Calendar: FutureFarm Expo

Event Calendar

Aug. 15-17 Pendleton, Ore.

Nominations Open for Potatoes USA Board Members


Nominations are now open for new Potatoes USA board members for the 2018-2021 term.

IPC Holding Recipe Photo Contest


The Idaho Potato Commission is calling all enthusiastic home cooks and shutterbugs to enter its recipe photo contest. Entrants can win up to $500.

Modern Practices Changing the Face of Irrigation Control


Irrigation control has drastically changed throughout the years. We are able to fully monitor and control high-efficiency farm irrigation pumps and pivots from just about anywhere.

NPC Applauds Administration’s Trade Agenda Efforts


The National Potato Council expressed pleasure at the Trump administration’s announcement to renegotiate NAFTA.

Isagro Focuses on Bio-Solutions

Fertilizer, Fungicide, Insecticide, New Products

Isagro USA's ever-expanding bio-solutions portfolio is designed to serve growers seeking to meet consumer demand for more bio-based and organic food production.

Global Chip Market Overview


The global potato chip market 2017 research report offers a replete and diligent analysis of the growth rate of the chip industry.

Idaho Potato Retail Display Contest Winners Announced


An all-expenses-paid vacation for two on Celebrity Cruises was awarded to each of the top six winners in the Idaho Potato Commission’s 2017 retail display contest,