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March 04, 2015

NPC Hosts Potato Industry Leadership Institute

The Potato Industry Leadership Institute class of 2015 included 27 potato growers and industry representatives. The annual program identifies and trains the next generation of industry leaders.
March 04, 2015

Growers Stand Up on Capitol Hill

On Feb. 23-26, NPC hosted the 2015 Potato D.C. Fly-In, where more than 150 U.S. potato growers and industry partners from across the country came to Washington, D.C., to advocate for the industry’s most pressing federal policy priorities.
March 04, 2015
Rachael Rafanelli

Oregon Governor Addresses Growers’ Concerns

Gov. Kate Brown talked with farmers outside the Oregon State Capitol Monday, stressing the importance of potato crops for Oregon.
March 03, 2015

Precision Ag Helps Soils Support Agriculture

With precision agriculture, farmers and soils work better, not harder.
March 03, 2015
American Society of Agronomy

Adopting Nitrogen-Efficient Technologies

When nitrogen finds its way from agricultural fields into water bodies and the atmosphere, it doesn’t just degrade water quality and contribute to climate change. That lost nitrogen also isn’t being used to grow crops, and farmers are losing money.
February 27, 2015

Monsanto Accepting “Farm Mom” Nominations

They are the heart of the families and the backbone of their farm operations. They are farm moms, and they nourish, nurse and care for everything and everyone in their families, on their farms and in their communities.
February 27, 2015
Potato Storage
Doug Ohlemeier

Mack Farms Joins Fresh Solutions Network

Mack Farms Inc. is the latest potato grower-shipper to join the Fresh Solutions Network.
February 26, 2015
Samantha Harms

IPC Names Contest Winner

Kate Suletzki, the blogger of A Cup of Sugar, a Pinch of Salt, won Food52’s Best Potato Recipe 2.0 Contest.
February 26, 2015

USDA Plans Network for Ag Women

Network will bring ag leaders together with common goal of connecting and empowering women in the ag industry
February 25, 2015

Basque Ag Institute Releases New Varieties

Potatoes are an essential food for humans and now two new varieties produced by the Basque Institute for Agricultural Research and Development have been added to the Registry of Commercial Varieties.
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