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Potato News from Washington

Win 10.000 bags of potato chips on potato chips day!
In honor of National Potato Chip Day (March 14) the Washington State Potato Commission (WSPC) is giving away 10,001 bags of potato chips to one of their Facebook fans.
Friday, February 14, 2014
Washington & Colorado Food Banks Win Big With Super Bowl Bet
The Washington State Potato Commission and the Colorado Potato Administrative Committee (CPAC) made sure that food banks in their respective states are the true winners of this year’s Super Bowl.
Thursday, February 6, 2014
Key Technology introduces sort-to-grade feature for G6 optical sorters
Key Technology announces the availability of its powerful potato strips Sort-to-Grade™ feature for all belt-driven G6 optical sorters – Manta®, Optyx®, and Tegra®.
Thursday, January 9, 2014
Washington, Oregon unite to sponsor 2014 annual conference
Potato producers in the Pacific Northwest should once again mark their calendars for the upcoming 2014 Washington-Oregon Potato Conference to be held at the Three Rivers Convention Center in Kennewick, Washington
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Fresh potatoes
The Potato Marketing Corporation of Western Australia has started a campaign to increase the consumption of fresh potatoes.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the partnership between the Washington State Potato Commission (WSPC) and Washington State University (WSU) for potato seed lot trials.
Sunday, June 23, 2013
 Key technology
Key Technology, Inc. and Visys NV, a leading provider of chute-fed in-air sorters used by food processors and waste recyclers, have entered into a merger agreement.
 World's largest potato display at chucks produce
The Washington State Potato Commission (WSPC) is excited to announce that a new record setting display of potatoes will be on exhibit beginning November 11, 2012 at Chuck’s Produce and Street Market in Vancouver, WA. The display consists of 133,000 ...
Sunday, November 11, 2012
Key Technology Introduces Enhanced Vision Capability for Tegra Sorters
Key Technology introduces an enhanced vision capability for its popular Tegra® in-air color sorters. Featuring twice the number of cameras as other Tegra sorters with the same width, the new Tegra 7755E achieves unprecedented line-of-sight for better a...
Thursday, July 5, 2012
Biobased approaches examined in fight against zebra chip
Thanks to investigations by scientists-turned-detectives with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and other agencies, potato growers in the western United States and abroad now know the identities of the pathogen-insect duo responsible for outbre...
Wednesday, February 15, 2012