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July 31, 2014

Produce Traceability Initiative: Back to the Basics

Many years ago there was a connection between the consumer and the farmer, and that connection created a level of trust.
July 30, 2014

Researching Potatoes’ Climate Change Genes

Spanish agribusiness research company Neiker-Tecnalia is currently conducting research into the potato genes that best adapt to the anticipated climate change conditions.
July 29, 2014
Jen Lynds, Bangor Daily News

Maine Potato Board: Crop Looks Healthy

Officials with the Maine Potato Board said Monday that weeks of heat and sunshine in July have done wonders for this year’s potato growing season.
July 28, 2014

Designer Potatoes Hope to Boost Consumption

A decline in overall potato consumption has Texas A&M AgriLife Research breeders working on "designer" spuds that meet the time constraints and unique tastes of a younger generation.
July 27, 2014

Potandon Offers Coupons for The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Potandon Produce is teaming up with Sony Pictures Home Entertainment on its upcoming release of the new action adventure The Amazing Spider-Man 2.
July 26, 2014
Nathan Vine

Blight Report Highlights Need for Research

While Wisconsin farmers are dealing with a recent report of disease in a local potato crop, they are joining researchers to figure out how to engineer the spuds to avoid such problems.
July 24, 2014

Valley Announces Field Days

Valley Irrigation will host two field days this year, scheduled in conjunction with two popular trade shows.
July 24, 2014
Kathleen Thomas Gaspar

Movement Steady in Aspen’s Program

“We’re taking care of our customers’ needs,” co-owner and sales agent Dwayne Weyers said recently of Aspen Produce’s year-round potato program.
July 24, 2014
Vicky Boyd

Resistant Blight Found in Wisconsin

Late blight was confirmed in a potato field in Portage County, Wis., July 18, but it's not the same strain as has been found elsewhere this year.
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