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September 02, 2015
Matt Swayne

Colored Potatoes May Aid Cancer Prevention

Compounds found in purple potatoes may help kill colon cancer stem cells and limit the spread of the cancer, according to a team of researchers.
September 02, 2015
Christopher Doering

USDA Expects Dip in Exports

U.S. exports will fall to $138.5 billion in fiscal year 2016 due largely to decreased shipments of soybeans and soymeal, the Agriculture Department said last week.
September 01, 2015
New Products

AgCommand API Open to Third-Party Developers

AGCO Corporation announced that its AgCommand application programming interface is now open to approved third-party developers and service providers of farming applications.
September 01, 2015

Traceability and the Consumer

Customers are more likely to purchase food products when grocers use food traceability systems to show where and how the food was produced and shipped, according to new research from the University at Buffalo School of Management.
September 01, 2015
Fungicide, Potato Harvesting
Michael Tucker

Late Blight Found in Montana

Late blight was found in Churchill, Mont., potato fields last week, but experts and growers are optimistic the disease would not have long-term affects on the seed potato industry in the Gallatin Valley.
August 31, 2015
Fertilizer, Fungicide, Potato Storage, Seed Potatoes

USDA Deregulates Second-Generation Innate

The USDA has deregulated the Russet Burbank variety of the second generation of the J.R. Simplot Company’s Innate potatoes.
August 31, 2015
Fertilizer, Fungicide, Herbicide, Insecticide

Operator of the Year Nominations Open

AGCO Corporation announces the opening of nominations for AGCO’s 10th annual Operator of the Year program, which recognizes the hardworking men and women who work as applicators across the country.
August 29, 2015
Mike Hornick

IPC Redesigns Website

The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) has updated its website with a new design and improvements for smartphone viewing.
August 28, 2015
Event Calendar

World Potato Congress Honors Award Recipients

The closing ceremonies of the World Potato Congress in Beijing were highlighted by the presentation of the triennial Industry Awards, which recognize outstanding contribution and leadership to the global potato industry.
August 28, 2015
Seed Potatoes
Brad Carlson

Branding, Trust Key to Idaho Farm

The colorful sign showing drivers on Idaho Highway 19 the way to his farm reflects the brand-aware, people-centric approach that has served Doug Gross well for most of his 40-plus years in business.
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