NPPGA Sees Big Demand for Yellow Potatoes


“Yellow potatoes nationwide are continually being favored by consumers.”

Between the Rows: Beyond Reproach

Articles, Between the Rows

Loyalty doesn’t have to be blind to be true.

Tractor Buyers' Guide

Articles, New Products, Potato Equipment

You always hear people go on about that “new car smell.” Us? We prefer that “new tractor smell.” Give our buyers’ guide a look-see, and maybe soon you’ll be enjoying the intoxicating aroma of new leather and rubber mixing with freshly plowed dirt.

Reinke Invests to Improve Production, Supply Chain

Articles, Irrigation, New Products

Purchase of two fiberoptic laser units will speed production of precision irrigation parts

New Product: Syngenta Archive Fungicide

Articles, Fungicide, New Products, Potato Storage

Archive post-harvest fungicide delivers significant broad-spectrum disease control to protect and preserve the quality of potatoes in storage.

View the 2022 Potato Business Summit

Articles, Event Calendar

Spotting Pink Rot, Pythium Leak in Potatoes

Fungicide, New Products

During storage, potatoes are still susceptible to economically damaging diseases like pink rot and Pythium leak.

Inflation, Rising Input Costs Impact Northwest Agriculture


Northwest Farm Credit Services, the Northwest’s leading agricultural lending cooperative, has released its quarterly Market Snapshot reports covering the state of major agricultural commodities in the region.

Side Delights Touts Convenience Products


Potato and onion brand Side Delights is kicking off 2022 with plant-based products that give shoppers convenience and a way to reduce food waste, according to a news release.

Lay’s Unveil New Chips Made From Potatoes Grown in Soil from NFL Fields


The logo on each bag matches the NFL team that contributed soil to help make the chips.

PERC Announces Incentive Program for Producers Affected by Tornados, Wildfires


Producers affected by these recent natural disasters are eligible for up to $10,000 toward propane-powered equipment through the Propane Education & Research Council’s incentive program.

Officials to Meet in Attempt to Resolve P.E.I. Potato Dispute


Canada suspended P.E.I. potato exports to the U.S. last fall after potato wart was detected in two fields

John Deere Reveals Fully Autonomous Tractor

Articles, New Products

The machine combines Deere's 8R tractor, TruSet-enabled chisel plow, GPS guidance system, and new advanced technologies. The autonomous tractor will be available to farmers later this year.

Potato Prices for Idaho Farmers Are Up, But So Are Input Costs


Farm-level spud prices for Idaho farmers are up substantially. But so are farm input costs and many farmers may be faced with some tough planting decisions in 2022.

Idaho Potato Marketing Order Celebrates 80 Years


The Great Depression was becoming history, and the United States was poised to enter World War II when Idaho’s potato marketing order first went into effect on Sept. 3, 1941.

Emergency Potato Storage Could Lead to Future Deal for Former Air Force Base


Emergency potato storage on the former Loring Air Force Base in Limestone, Maine, saved the day for some local farmers and could lead to a beneficial ripple effect to Aroostook County’s premier industry.