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December 01, 2015
Seed Potatoes
Michael Wright

Montana Grower to Open Distillery

Each year come harvest time, potato growers pick out the ugly ones and often use them as compost or livestock feed. Jeff Droge wanted to have more fun with them.
November 30, 2015
Potato Harvesting
Lora Abcarian

Washington Potato Supplies Could Be Tight

Washington State's 2015 potato harvest was just about picture-perfect, says the state's potato commission.
November 30, 2015
Sarah Frostenson

Potatoes Rule the Roost

Even though sweet potatoes are currently experiencing an uptick in popularity thanks largely to their well-publicized nutritional benefits, potato remains king among Americans.
November 27, 2015
Ilona Amos

Drones Aid Potato Breeders

Crop scientists in Scotland believe UAVs can take potato breeding into the future.
November 25, 2015

Tasteful Selections Donates to Giveaway

Tasteful Selections bite-sized potatoes will be part of Thanksgiving dinner for thousands of people less fortunate this year.
November 23, 2015

Manitoba Looks to Overtake P.E.I.

Manitoba is digging into Prince Edward Island’s lead as Canada’s potato king.
November 20, 2015
Cherryh Cansler

Potatoes Aid Menu Innovation

Incorporating new food trends to spice up traditional menus is one way to grab customer attention, but some restaurants are using everyday ingredients to drive innovative options.
November 19, 2015
Cheryl Schweizer

WSPC Hopes to Stay in Sweet Spot

As far as agriculture goes, potato growers Grant County, Wash., are in a pretty sweet spot. The task moving forward is finding ways to stay in the sweet spot.
November 18, 2015
Ezequiel Minaya

ConAgra to Form New Company

ConAgra Foods Inc. has unveiled plans to split into two independent public companies.
November 18, 2015
Potato Equipment

Evergreen Implement Puts Equipment on Sale

With three locations in Washington State, Evergreen Implement has reduced prices on much of its tillage, planting and harvest equipment.
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