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July 30, 2015

Company Launches “Little Chef” Program

The Little Potato Company on Tuesday launched a new program to provide tools and tips to make it easier for parents to cook with their kids, sharing new and important skills while having fun together.
July 29, 2015
Event Calendar
National Potato Council

Potato Industry Leadership Institute to be Held in February

The NPC and USPB are accepting applications for the Potato Industry Leadership Institute class of 2016.
July 29, 2015

Panama Bans Potato, Onion Imports

Panama’s Ministry of Agricultural Development has banned the entry or transport of imported onions and potatoes from production areas where the presence of regulated pests has been detected.
July 29, 2015
Event Calendar
Jonathan Knutson

USPB to Meet in North Dakota

Potatoes are a big deal to Carl Hoverson. Promoting his home area is important to him, too.
July 28, 2015

Research Funds to Boost Canadian Exports

Potatoes New Brunswick will lead a national research effort to improve potato yields and boost the export competitiveness of Canadian french fries with the help of up to $1.4 million in government support.
July 27, 2015
Fungicide, Potato Harvesting, Potato Storage
Willie Kirk and Noah Rosenzweig

Late Blight Found in Michigan

A potato field in Montcalm County, Mich., has been reported with late blight over the past week. Growers should be aggressively treating all fields in Montcalm, Gratiot, Ionia and Mecosta counties.
July 27, 2015
Insecticide
Erik J. Wenninger, University of Idaho

Idaho Psyllid Population Appears to be Declining

Overall abundance of potato psyllids in Idaho potato fields last week continued to decline.
July 25, 2015
Cynthia David

Blue Potato a Hit with Chefs

Gillian Flies, co-owner of New Farm near Creemore, Ontario, says chefs love her organic Russian Blue potatoes.
July 24, 2015
Event Calendar, Fungicide, Herbicide, Insecticide

Miller Research to Host Pest Management Field Day

Miller Research will be holding a pest management field day on Thursday, August 13, near Acequia, Idaho.
July 23, 2015
Tom Karst

Voluntary GMO Labeling Garners Support

Several potato associations are among food groups urging the House of Representatives to pass the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act.
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