June 30, 2010
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BASF: CONSUMERS HAVE POSITIVE VIEWS

CHICAGO--When it comes to sound agricultural practices, there is more trust and optimism among consumers than some media portrayals might suggest, acc
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June 29, 2010
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APRIL PROCESSING IN IDAHO, E OREGON UP 5.5%

Processors in Idaho and Malheur County, Ore., used 6.90 million cwt of 2009 crop raw potatoes during April, up 5.5 percent from April 2009. Processors
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June 28, 2010
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U.S. FROZEN SALES STILL LAG

NPD Group's PotatoTrac report of sales by the largest four frozen potato processors for the first quarter of 2010 indicate that overall sales in pound
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June 25, 2010
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ARS SEEKS BLIGHT-RESISTANT POTATOES

Agricultural Research Service scientists are coordinating a unique program to develop new potato lines that resist different biotypes of late blight.
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June 24, 2010
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LAYS PROMOTES NEW FLAVORS IN S.F.

PLANO, Texas--This month, Lay's, a brand of PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division, announced that it is using all natural ingredients to craft its Lay's Kettle
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June 23, 2010
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ONLINE LATE BLIGHT MAPS UPDATED FREQUENTLY

A new feature at the USPEST.ORG website (http://uspest.org/wea) features late blight risk maps that are updated frequently. For example, if you go to
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June 22, 2010
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VILSACK FORECASTS #2 EXPORT LEVEL

WASHINGTON, D.C.-Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently issued the following statement on the most recent U.S. Agricultural Trade Outlook Forecast
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June 21, 2010
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CNN: POTATOES IN PESTICIDE "DIRTY DOZEN"

The following article was posted on CNN's website on June 1. The complete article can be found at the link at the end of this news article.
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June 18, 2010
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FIRST CPB OF SEASON FOUND IN MINN.

The first adult Colorado potato beetles of the season were found earlier this month in field plots near Glynon, Minn. Colorado potato beetle is the mo
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June 17, 2010
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CSP DEADLINE LOOMS

For those interested, money is available from the National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) as part of the Farm Bill. Growers can receive money f
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June 16, 2010
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CA APPROVES QUADRIS TOP

GREENSBORO, N.C.-Syngenta Crop Protection last week announced the federal EPA registration and California Department of Pesticide Regulation approval
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June 15, 2010
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USDA ISSUES FINAL RULE FOR CSP

WASHINGTON, D.C.-Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack last week announced that USDA published the final regulations governing the Conservation Stewardshi
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June 14, 2010
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CPB WARNING FOR SW ID

Dr. Mike Thornton, from the UI Parma Research and Extension Center, is reporting that overwintering Colorado Potato Beetle adults are beginning to eme
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June 10, 2010
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LATE BLIGHT FORECAST FOR ID

A forecast for predicting the occurrence of late blight was developed at the University of Idaho in 2004 by Donna Henderson and Jeff Miller. Many diff
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June 09, 2010
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KFC KOREA LAUNCHES NEW POTATO SIDE

KFC Korea launched a new potato side dish, "Potato Chip," at 148 stores nationwide in March. The USPB supported the launch with a promotion from March
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June 08, 2010
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WET SPRING DELAYS WEED KIMBERLY, ABERDEEN TOURS

TWIN FALLS, Idaho--Even weeds are slow to grow in the cold, wet weather across Idaho this spring, says Don Morishita, UI professor of weed science and
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June 07, 2010
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REP SIMPSON PUSHES FOR ID ACCESS

Congressman Mike Simpson joined colleagues in sending a letter to Mexican President Felipe Calderon Hinojosa encouraging him to loosen trade restricti
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June 04, 2010
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POTATOES SERVED AT FOODSERVICE REPORT NOW AVAILABLE

The USPB has received its Q1 2010 Mintel Report on potatoes served at foodservice. Consistent with Q3 and Q4 2009, three of the top 10 side dishes ser
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June 03, 2010
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NEW HOLLAND LAUNCHES YOUTUBE CHANNEL

NEW HOLLAND, Penn.-There's a new YouTube channel devoted to all things farming www.youtube.com/NewHollandNA. New Holland's dedicated YouTube channel i
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June 02, 2010
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DOUBLING PRODUCTION WITH SPIT

When it comes to potentially doubling the output of the world's fourth largest food crop, the secret may be in the spit.
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June 01, 2010
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COSTCO (MEXICO) SELLING FROZEN FRIES

In March, Costco began selling "Dee AMORÉ" frozen potato skins and "Pure Nature's" Organic Fries. The product is being imported directly by Costco and
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