Potato News from Montana
Students gain experience working in MSU's seed potato program
July 16, 2022
Students in tank tops with sunscreen-dotted noses walked down the rows of a potato field, frequently bending over to pluck leaves for sample boxes headed to the MSU potato lab.
Study: Fast Food Just As Effective For Recovery as Sports Supplements
April 15, 2015
University of Montana researchers have good news for endurance athletes hankering for a burger and fries after an intense workout: Dig in.
New ‘Focus on Potato’ Webcast Addresses Fungicide Resistance, Management
September 22, 2014
While weed resistance issues have been grabbing many headlines over the past few years, fungicide resistance has become an increasingly important issue this growing season—and likely for future growing seasons if sound resistance management practices are not adopted.
MSU Potato Lab looks to new colorful spuds to boost seed potato industry
February 14, 2012
A potato that's purple on the outside and yellow on the inside is one of four new varieties coming to Montana to help attract new markets for the state's $40 million seed potato industry, says Nina Zidack, director of the Montana State University Potato Lab.