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August 01, 2015
Darin Oswald

IPC Films Ads in Boise

The latest Big Idaho Potato Truck advertisements for the Idaho Potato Commission are being filmed at various locations in Boise.
July 31, 2015
Seed Potatoes

International Potato Center Partners with Novogene

The International Potato Center, custodian of the world’s largest potato gene bank, is partnering with Novogene Bioinformatics Technology to advance potato genome research.
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
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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
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.
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