January 31, 2011
Irrigation
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IDAHO RESERVOIRS LIKELY TO FILL

BURLEY, Idaho-The water year that began Oct. 1 has gotten off to a great start, and the trend is likely to continue through the winter, experts told f
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January 28, 2011
Potato Storage
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U.S. PROCESSING UP 2%, DEHY DOWN 24%

The 13 major potato states held 205 million cwt of potatoes in storage January 1, down 13 percent from a year ago. Potatoes in storage accounted for 5
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January 27, 2011
Potato Storage, Potato Harvesting, Herbicide, Irrigation, Fertilizer, Insecticide, Fungicide, Seed Potatoes, Potato Equipment
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UI FACULTY EXCELS DESPITE ECONOMY

Idaho's No. 1 industry-agriculture-demonstrated its strength in 2010 even in tough times. The University of Idaho's College of Agricultural and Life S
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January 26, 2011
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DEHY PLANT TO OPEN IN HEYBURN, ID

HEYBURN-The project manager says the plant should be open later this year. An Oregon-based potato company is on pace to open a new dehydrated potato p
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January 25, 2011
Potato Storage, Potato Harvesting
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COLORED POTATOES DECREASE OXIDATIVE STRESS

In the first known study to address the effects of potato consumption on antioxidant status, oxidative stress and inflammation in humans, a team of re
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January 24, 2011
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RETAIL PROMOTIONS IN MEXICO INCREASE SALES

During November, the USPB promoted U.S. frozen potato products in conjunction with HEB supermarkets in Mexico.
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January 21, 2011
Irrigation
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IRRIGATION FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES NEW NAME

FALLS CHURCH, Va.-At the 2010 Irrigation Show in Pheonix, the Irrigation Association's Education Foundation announced that it will now be known simply
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January 20, 2011
Irrigation
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IA CALLS FOR AWARDS NOMS

FALLS CHURCH, Va.-The Irrigation Association is now accepting nominationsfor its annual awards program. Anyone can nominate an individual or organizat
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January 19, 2011
Potato Storage, Potato Harvesting, Herbicide, Irrigation, Fertilizer, Insecticide, Fungicide, Seed Potatoes, Potato Equipment
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NEXT FARM BILL HEARINGS COULD START IN FEB OR MARCH

LANSING, Mich.-U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow says hearings on the nation's next Farm Bill could begin by February or Ma
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January 18, 2011
Potato Storage, Potato Harvesting
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NPC: SCHOOL MEALS GUIDELINES A STEP BACKWARD

WASHINGTON, D.C.-The potato industry firmly believes that the health of our nation's children is a top priority and applauds efforts to improve childr
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January 17, 2011
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NEW POTATOGROWER.COM POLL!

We've just posted a new poll question online. We'll be publishing the results of our last poll-on growers' favorite part of harvest-in our March issue
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January 14, 2011
Seed Potatoes
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CIP PUBLISHES POTATO VARIETIES IN ONLINE CATALOG

The International Potato Center has published a Catalogue of Advanced Clones, available online and on DVD, which provides up-to-the-minute information
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January 13, 2011
Potato Storage, Potato Harvesting
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NPC APPLAUDS D.O.T. PLAN

WASHINGTON, D.C.-The National Potato Council (NPC) applauds the release by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) of a plan to resolve the curren
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January 12, 2011
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PGI ANNOUNCES PAC AUCTION

For you Idaho growers, plan on attending the PGI PAC Auction, Grower of the Year Awards and Business Meeting. This year the auction and awards will be
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January 11, 2011
Potato Harvesting, Seed Potatoes, Potato Equipment
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DOT RELEASES U.S.-MEXICO TRUCKING PROPOSAL

WASHINGTON, D.C.-The U.S. Department of Transportation has unveiled an initial concept of a long-haul, cross-border Mexican trucking program that, acc
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January 10, 2011
Potato Harvesting, Herbicide, Fertilizer, Insecticide, Fungicide, Seed Potatoes
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CHEMTURA LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga.-Chemtura AgroSolutions, a leading global provider of crop protection solutions and seed enhancements, has launched a new website. T
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January 06, 2011
Potato Storage, Seed Potatoes
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FRITO-LAY LAUNCHES ALL-NATURAL PRODUCTS

PLANO, Texas-PepsiCo's Frito-Lay North America division announced that about 50 percent of its product portfolio will be made with all natural ingredi
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January 05, 2011
Potato Storage
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MCCAIN JOINS HEALTHY WEIGHT FOUNDATION

LISLE, Ill.-McCain Foods, the world's largest maker of frozen prepared potatoes, has joined the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) in its ple
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January 04, 2011
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U.S. CENSUS BUREAU ANNOUNCES 2010 CENSUS

WASHINGTON, D.C-The U.S. Census Bureau announced that the 2010 Census showed the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2010, was 308,74
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January 03, 2011
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FOCUS ON POTATO LAUNCHES NEW WEBCAST

Focus on Potato, an industry resource for potato growers and consultants, has published its latest webcast, titled "Black Dot Root Rot of Potato" by B
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