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Potato News from North Dakota

Potato Psyllid Alert for North Dakota
Potato psyllids have been reported in specific fields in western and central North Dakota. At this point populations are not widespread.
Weather Continues to Devastate Potato Crops in Northeast North Dakota
The heart of "Potato Country" in northeast North Dakota was devastated by baseball size hail that lasted up to 35 minutes last Tuesday night.
3D rendering of the JR Simplot Grand Forks, ND potato processing plant
J.R. Simplot is planning a High Bay Freezer for frozen potato products adjacent to its Grand Forks plant, according to a discussion in the city's Planning and Zoning Commission.
Tomorrow's Leaders Trained at 2016 Potato Industry Leadership Institute
From February 17-24, Potato Industry Leadership Institute (PILI) participants traveled from potato growing regions across the United States to attend eight days of industry training and professional development.
Educating the other half of Americans about Red Potatoes
In the United States, the fresh potato category finished 2015 with sales volume off -2.2% with the largest-selling type down -3.2%. But red potatoes, the second-largest seller, bucked the trend by finishing the year slightly ahead.
Black Gold Farms Wants To 'Spice Up Your Spud Life' In February
Black Gold Farms is going to help retailers encourage their potato shoppers to “spice up your spud life” this February!
Optimize Metam Sodium Efficacy by Shank Injection with New Focus on Potato Webcast
The Plant Management Network provides information on how to improve efficacy of metam sodium application by shank injection in a new educational webcast developed by Neil C. Gudmestad
Black Gold Farms start harvest Red Potatoes in Red River Valley
Today, Black Gold Farms has started the harvest of its red potatoes in the Red River Valley
Field Day Northern Plain Potato Growers Association well attended
Ideal weather conditions last Thursday helped draw one of the best crowds in recent years to the Field Day of the Northern Plains Potato Growers Association (NPPGA)
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Potatoes in a commercial storage
Potato farming brothers Aaron Johnson of Northwood and Derek Johnson of Vancouver, B.C., will spend time in federal prison in the Federal Prison Camp in Duluth, Minn., and are jointly responsible for restitution of nearly $1 million because of crop insurance fraud.