News on Potato Cultivation from the United States
PepsiCo invests USD 216 Million in partnerships with US Farmer Organizations to Support Regenerative Agriculture
March 03, 2023
PepsiCo announced a USD 216 million multi-year investment in long-term, strategic partnership agreements with three of the most well-respected farmer-facing organizations
New public-private partnership to improve seed potato production in Wisconsin
January 21, 2023
The University of Wisconsin–Madison has a new partner to improve the efficiency of seed potato production at the Starks Early Generation Seed Potato Farm in Rhinelander, Wisconsin.
Haith to showcase its latest innovations at Potato Expo 2023
December 20, 2022
The UK's leading vegetable handling equipment manufacturer will be showcasing two washing and grading innovations at Potato Expo next month in Colorado, US.
North Carolina sweet potatoes face challenges exporting to Europe
November 04, 2022
North Carolina is welcoming a good sweet potato crop. However, exporting this crop to Europe is a challenge due to the dollar and the Euro and the Spanish and French crops.
Hydrite awarded One Green Globes certification for new corporate headquarters by the Green Building Initiative
October 27, 2022
Hydrite, an integrated manufacturer and supplier of chemicals and related services, has earned a Green Globes® for New Construction certification with a One Green Globes rating for its new corporate headquarters
Case IH launches two new Farmall A tractors
October 19, 2022
Case IH has launched two new Farmall A tractors, the 90hp 90 A and 100hp 100 A, which form part of the company’s extended Farmall range from 55hp to 120hp
US Government invests USD 500 Million to stimulate Innovative American-Made Fertilizer Production
October 14, 2022
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced last month that the United States government is making USD 500 million in grants available to increase American-made fertilizer production to spur competition.
Wilcox Fresh expands its supply of Famous Idaho Potatoes by acquiring heirloom fingerling grower and shipper, Southwind Farms.
October 04, 2022
Floyd Wilcox & Sons Inc. dba Wilcox Fresh is excited to announce the acquisition of Southwind Farms located in Heyburn, ID. Wilcox Fresh was established in Rexburg, ID in 1948 by Floyd Wilcox shortly after his sons returned home from WW2.
Eagle Eye says Idaho potato crop showing high quality but smaller sizing
October 03, 2022
Eagle Eye Produce had been harvesting new crop potatoes for several weeks before beginning harvest for its storage supplies the week after Labor Day. While it is still too early to know the overall projection for the crop.
Northern Plains (US) potato crop is looking good with harvest on the horizon
August 30, 2022
The Red River Valley potato crop has overcome getting into the ground later than optimal to looking like one of the best in the last few years, said farmers and researchers who gathered at Hoverson Farms near Larimore