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Potato News from Washington

Key Technology Introduces VERYX Belt-Fed Digital Sorters
Key Technology introduces its VERYX® belt-fed digital sorters. Like the chute-fed VERYX sorters introduced in 2015, the new belt-fed VERYX sorters set new standards of performance.
New Potato Virus Y strains very difficult to detect with the naked eye
Several newly evolved strains of the disease known as potato virus Y, or PVY, can render potatoes unmarketable and reduce crop yield. What’s worse is the new viruses are particularly difficult to detect with the naked eye.
Washington Potato Company fined $213,160 for repeating workplace safety violations
Repeated serious safety violations have resulted in a serious workplace injury and in a large fine for the Washington Potato Company, a potato processing company in Warden, Washington.
Lamb Weston to add new french fry line to its Richland, WA potato processing facilities
ConAgra Foods, Inc. announced yesterday that its Lamb Weston business will expand operations at its facility in Richland, Washington, with the addition of a new french fry processing line.
Potato Products and TPP: International Trade Commission’s report highlights benefits
The recently released U.S. International Trade Commission’s report on the potential economic impact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) provides many examples of the benefits this free trade agreement would provide.
Potato Industry Western Australia to be deregulated from July; Potato Marketing Corporation abolished
Western Australia's potato industry will be deregulated in July and the highly restrictive Potato Marketing Corporation (PMC) abolished by the end of the year.
West Australian potato farmers demand deregulation date as concern grows over uncertainty
Potato growers say the West Australian industry has 'collapsed' amid speculation over the timeline for deregulation.
Key Technology Launches website in French
Key Technology announces the launch of its new mobile-friendly website in French to support its many French-speaking customers around the world.
Key Technology Launches Website in Spanish
Key Technology announces the launch of its new mobile-friendly website in Spanish to support its many customers throughout Latin America and Spain.
Key Technology presenta el sitio web en español
Key Technology anuncia el lanzamiento de su nuevo sitio web en español para teléfonos móviles para ayudar a todos sus clientes por toda Latinoamérica y España.