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Potato News from New York

Lays finalists 2nd Do-us-a-flavor contest in the United States: Lay's Cappuccino, Lay's Cheddar Bacon Mac & Cheese, Lay's Kettle Cooked Wasabi Ginger and Lay's Wavy Mango Salsa
'Do us a flavor' finalists Lay's Cappuccino, Lay's Cheddar Bacon Mac & Cheese, Lay's Kettle Cooked Wasabi Ginger and Lay's Wavy Mango Salsa Flavored Potato Chips Hit Shelves Nationwide in late July; Fans Can Vote to Save their Favorite through October 18, 2014
Saratoga Chip replaces regular salt by Mountain Pure Himalayan pink salt
Saratoga Chip switches to Mountain Pure Himalayan pink salt, a mineral and energy-rich iron alternative to traditional salt for all six Saratoga Chip flavors
Frito-Lay`s Stacy's Brand launches New Line Of Pretzel Thins
Building on its offering of delicious pita and bagel chips, Frito-Lay`s Stacy's brand today introduced Stacy's Pretzel Thins – a new line of baked snacks
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Mini tubers growing along suspended stems as part of an experiment in aeroponic potato production at Cornell’s Uihlein Farm in Lake Placid.(Keith Perry)
The mashed potatoes or latkes that enhance your holiday feast have taken a long path from tuber to table – in many cases, several years. A project at Cornell University could trim that time.
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
David Just and Brian Wansink
Portions (8, 12 or 16 ounces) are given different labels – small, medium or large – at different restaurants. Research shows consumers use such labels to dictate how much food they think is a “normal” portion, and then adjust their intake accordingly.
Sunday, June 30, 2013
 Late blight (Phytophthora Infestans) on potato leaf
Home gardeners and commercial growers are alerted of the potential introduction of late blight this growing season, as it has been confirmed in Suffolk County.
Thursday, July 5, 2012
New York State Agriculture Commissioner Darrel J. Aubertine today announced that the Department, in conjunction with USDA, is removing more than 300,000 acres from regulation for golden nematode. This announcement represents nearly a quarter of the to...
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Herbert wet reception hopper for potato washing
A major export success for Herberts' includes the latest design pre-washing system for vegetables.
Sunday, June 19, 2011
A new USDA-funded consortium will provide nationwide tracking of late blight infections of potato and tomato.  A web site currently under development will allow users to report where late blight has been found, and to sign up for automatic notifications by email or text message when late blight is found nearby.
Tuesday, May 10, 2011
Breeders at Cornell University are helping to feed the US appetite for the crispy snacks
Wednesday, February 23, 2011