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November 19, 2014

International Ag Sector Job Board Introduced

There is a growing demand for temporary and contract workers within the agricultural sector, but at the same time it is getting more difficult for employers to find skilled staff. HuizingHarvest responds to this trend by connecting employers and job seeke
November 18, 2014
Kristi Pihl, Tri-City Herald

Officials, Growers Return from Asia Trade Mission

Northwest officials and potato growers are hopeful a recent trade mission to Southeast Asia will help spur demand for Columbia Basin spuds.
November 17, 2014
United States Potato Board

USPB Seminar Sparks Menu Innovation

The United States Potato Board hosted its 10th annual seminar at The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone in late October.
November 17, 2014
Potato Harvesting
Kristi Pihl, Tri-City Herald

Washington Crop Up Despite Hot Summer

Washington’s potato harvest came in a bit short of grower expectations, but this year’s crop should still be larger than last year’s when all is said and done.
November 14, 2014
Samantha Bonar

Genetically Modified Potato Lowers Cancer Risk

A new potato has been genetically modified to produce less of a potentially cancer-causing chemical when fried.
November 13, 2014
Preston Bukaty

IPC Prepares for Holidays

The Idaho Potato Commission recently revamped its website, featuring new ways to continue consuming potatoes through fall and into the winter holidays
November 13, 2014

Insurable Crops: Locations and Plans

See a list of all federally subsidized insurable crops, what states they are insurable in, under what plan(s) of insurance, and the number of counties where they are insurable.
November 12, 2014
Irrigation, New Products

Nelson Introduces Delta P

Nelson Irrigation introduces for sale and distribution the Delta P for pivot end gun valve control with the SRNV100 Big Gun.
November 12, 2014
Irrigation, New Products

Nelson Releases New Line of Control Valves

In October 2010, Nelson engineers launched a research and development project to develop the next generation of sleeve-style valves. They aimed at addressing critical irrigation issues and raising the bar for valve performance; the result is the new 1000
November 10, 2014

IPC’s Bowen Named “40 Under Forty” Industry Leader

Idaho Potato Commission marketing manager Jamie Bowen has been chosen as a "40 Under Forty" produce industry leader for 2014 by Produce Business magazine.
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