September 13, 2017
The Japanese government lifted on Tuesday an import ban on potatoes grown in Idaho, the largest U.S. potato producer, for the first time in 11 years after confirming a lowered risk of pest invasion, sources familiar with the matter said.
September 02, 2017
At the annual Idaho Grower Shipper Association convention, Frank Muir, President of the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) revealed the marketing plans for the upcoming year.
August 31, 2017
The National Potato Council (NPC) led a delegation of 6 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) staff on a tour of Idaho potato fields during the week of August 14.
August 27, 2017
Idaho Potato industry officials report yields are down significantly as Western Idaho growers have started with their early harvest of Russet Norkotahs for the fresh market.
July 26, 2017
Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LW) has announced its fourth quarter and full year 2017 results, and provided its outlook for fiscal year 2018.
July 26, 2017
Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: LW) announced today the appointments of Andre J. Hawaux, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of DICK’S Sporting Goods, Inc., and Hala G. Moddelmog, President and CEO of the Metro Atlanta Chamber, to its Board of Directors, effective July 19, 2017.
July 07, 2017
Research of Boise State University plan to develop a wireless sensor network that would be able to detect temperature, humidity levels, carbon dioxide and ammonia levels in real time, to help with early detection of rot in stored potatoes.
July 03, 2017
Pressure from the tiny, winged insects that spread zebra chip disease in potatoes has been light in Idaho this season, emboldening some Idaho farmers to scale back on their pesticide programs.
June 29, 2017
On June 15, 2017, Matt Brigotti joined the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) foodservice marketing team as Foodservice Promotions Director for the Northeast and Midwest, based in Richfield, Ohio
June 27, 2017
Two recently released new Russet varieties - Castle Russet and Echo Russet - should help the potato industry in the Pacific Northwest cope with more stringent regulations on soil fumigants
May 07, 2017
A partnership between Idaho State University and Boise State University has been awarded an Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission (IGEM) grant to research the application of the Humigator in potato storage.
May 04, 2017
McCain Foods USA has announced it will invest more than USD 200 million into expanding its Burley, Idaho potato processing plant, creating 180 jobs and increasing potato production throughout the state.