October 28, 2010
Potato Harvesting, Herbicide, Fertilizer, Insecticide, Fungicide, Potato Equipment
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USDA TO STUDY POTATO PRODUCTION PRACTICES

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will soon begin contacting potato producers to learn about their production practices during the 2010 growin
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October 27, 2010
Potato Harvesting, Seed Potatoes, Potato Equipment
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EAGLE EYE PRODUCE AND TAYLOR PRODUCE JOIN FORCES

Eagle Eye Produce and Taylor Produce are pleased to announce the formation of its newly established Sales and Marketing Company for Potatoes and Onion
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October 26, 2010
Potato Harvesting, Potato Equipment
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CHECK OUT THE NEW WWW.USPOTATOES.COM

With improved navigation, one click access to the Global Database and USPB Resource Center and newly updated content, the new www.uspotatoes.com is yo
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October 25, 2010
Potato Harvesting, Seed Potatoes
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PURPLE POTATO GOES ON SALE IN UK SUPERMARKETS

A purple potato that growers say is healthier than the standard variety is going on sale in UK supermarkets.
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October 22, 2010
Potato Storage, Potato Harvesting, Seed Potatoes
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IDAHO RECORD POTATO CROP IN 2009

New figures from the U.S. Department of Agriculture show the value of Idaho's potato crop reached a record $855 million last year. That's an increase
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October 21, 2010
Potato Harvesting, Seed Potatoes
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RESEARCHERS DEVELOP PROTEIN-PACKED POTATO

SHANGHAI-Researchers in India have developed a genetically modified potato that is packed with up to 60 percent more protein and increased levels of a
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October 20, 2010
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CHRIS VOIGT POTATO DIET GENERATES INTEREST

October 1 marked the launch of Chris Voigt's 20 Potatoes a Day Diet, but it was already making news all over the country-and on Facebook. The 6' 2", 1
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October 19, 2010
Potato Harvesting, Herbicide, Insecticide, Fungicide, Potato Equipment
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FOCUS ON POTATO PUBLISHES APHID MANAGEMENT WEBCAST

Focus on Potato-a new potato industry resource developed to help growers and consultants grow healthier, higher yielding potato crops-has published it
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October 15, 2010
Potato Storage, Potato Harvesting, Seed Potatoes
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RUSSET BURBANK IN US STILL KING OF POTATOES

The Russet Burbank is still the reigning king of spuds, thanks largely to Americans' love of fries. The industry stalwart comprised 44.6 percent of to
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October 14, 2010
Potato Storage, Potato Harvesting, Seed Potatoes, Potato Equipment
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IDAHO POTATO PRICE ADVANCES ON SMALLER CROP

Idaho potato farmers are in the thick of harvesting the new crop following a dismal year for many producers. Growers in the state received an average
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October 13, 2010
Potato Storage, Potato Harvesting, Seed Potatoes, Potato Equipment
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USDA ANNUAL SUMMARY OF 2009 POTATOES

The USDA has recently published their annual Potatoes Summary, reviewing the 2009 potato crop. Potato production in 2009 is revised to 431 million cw
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October 12, 2010
Potato Harvesting, Seed Potatoes, Potato Equipment
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UNITED POTATO GROWERS OF AMERICA: ACREAGE MATTERS

Probably no factor is more important in determining a fresh grower's financial return than total area planted to potatoes. We witnessed this past year
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October 11, 2010
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DC FORUM EXAMINES JOB-KILLING EPA REGS

WASHINGTON, D.C.-Representatives Frank Lucas (R-OK), Sam Graves (R-MO), and Doc Hastings (R-WA), Co-Chairs of the Rural America Solutions Group, hoste
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October 08, 2010
Potato Storage, Potato Harvesting, Potato Equipment
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TRUCK SHORTAGE AFFECTS HARVEST

A truck shortage in Washington, Idaho and California is causing potato packers to scramble for available vehicles to bring their product to market.
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October 07, 2010
Potato Harvesting, Seed Potatoes, Potato Equipment
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LUCAS FIRES BACK AT EPA

WASHINGTON, D.C.-Last week, Ranking Member Frank Lucas (R-OK) along with his House Agriculture Committee colleague Rep. Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) sent a l
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October 06, 2010
Potato Storage, Potato Harvesting, Irrigation
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WIS FLOOD COULD COST GROWERS $65 M

Officials began totaling the millions of dollars in crop damage and loss to central Wisconsin growers from recent flooding.
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October 05, 2010
Potato Harvesting
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IDAHO 2009 POTATO CROP REVISED UP

Final disposition numbers show Idaho's 2009 potato crop totalling 133 million cwt, an increase of 1.1 percent from earlier estimates. Field run yield
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October 04, 2010
Potato Storage, Potato Harvesting, Seed Potatoes
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KNOW WHAT THE USPB HAS PLANNED FOR FY11?

With the start of the USPB's new fiscal year (FY11) July 1, the newly revised Long Range Plan (LRP) is now available at www.uspotatoes.com/120lrp.html
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October 01, 2010
Potato Storage, Fertilizer, Fungicide, Seed Potatoes
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WEBCAST ON POTATO VIRUS Y

Potato Virus Y, by Dr. Stewart Gray of USDA-ARS, is the topic of the latest presentation in Focus on Potato, a new potato industry resource developed
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