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Officials with the Maine Potato Board said Monday that weeks of heat and sunshine in July have done wonders for this year’s potato growing season.
A decline in overall potato consumption has Texas A&M AgriLife Research breeders working on "designer" spuds that meet the time constraints and unique tastes of a younger generation.
While Wisconsin farmers are dealing with a recent report of disease in a local potato crop, they are joining researchers to figure out how to engineer the spuds to avoid such problems.
Valley Irrigation will host two field days this year, scheduled in conjunction with two popular trade shows.
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