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"All eyes on me!" the potato seems to say, as Oregon state senator Bill Hansell asks his fellow lawmakers: "Tuber or not tuber? That is the question."

Oregon Senate Recognizes Potato as Official State Vegetable in 'Spudtacular' Display

March 29, 2023
On Wednesday last week, the Oregon Senate adopted a resolution declaring an official state vegetable and yes, you guessed it, it is the Potato!
Potatoes in the bag

Bermuda may face local potato shortages

March 22, 2023
The local potato crop in Bermuda will be cut in half following the late arrival of seedlings, farmers organisation claims.
Agro-climatic risk forecast for potato cultivation

Perú: Pronóstico de riesgo agroclimático para el cultivo de papa

March 20, 2023
El Servicio Nacional de Meteorología e Hidrología (Senamhi) presentó el pronóstico de riesgo agroclimático para el cultivo de papa para el período marzo-mayo 2023. Se prevé que las precipitaciones, en toda la costa y sierra, desde marzo a abril, se encontrarían entre sus normales y superiores a su valor histórico.
Potato Trade

Export value increases for all US potato types from July – Dec. 2022

March 19, 2023
With international markets across the globe showing solid signs of recovery, it’s no surprise that the value of U.S. potato exports was up for all potato types July – Dec. 2022, compared with the same six months in 2021.
Potato Wart

No Potato Wart detected in Canada

March 14, 2023
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has completed its 2022 national survey for potato wart and confirms that potato wart was not detected in the soil samples tested from the fields where the samples were collected.
Fresh potatoes

Re-joining members give the United Potato Growers of Canada (UPGC) a truly national reach

March 11, 2023
Ontario Potato Board, Potatoes New Brunswick join the United Potato Growers of Canada (UPGC) as the representative of their potato grower members, giving the organisation a truly national reach.
Fill Your Boots with Free PEI Potatoes

Prince Edward Island Farms Offer Islanders Free PEI Potatoes this Saturday

March 09, 2023
To help offset rising food costs, four farms on Prince Edward Island are opening their potato storages to Islanders. Visitors are invited to help themselves and pick unwashed potatoes directly from the pile in storage. The event occurs Saturday, March 11th, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.
RJ Andrus President of Idaho Falls, Idaho

RJ Andrus of Idaho Elected National Potato Council President

March 09, 2023
The National Potato Council (NPC) installed its 2023 roster of Executive Committee members at the organization’s annual Washington Summit.
Randy Van Haren

Randy Van Haren Enters WPVGA Hall of Fame

March 08, 2023
Pest Management Specialist Randy Van Haren, who established Pest Pros, Inc. of Plainfield, in 1984, was inducted into the Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association (WPVGA) Hall of Fame at the industry’s Annual Awards Banquet held February 8, 2023, in Stevens Point.
INIA estudios genéticos

Junín: INIA realiza estudios genéticos en papa nativa empleando técnicas modernas.

March 06, 2023
Investigación de clones en cultivos de papas nativas, viene desarrollando el Instituto Nacional de Innovación Agraria (INIA) del Ministerio de Desarrollo Agrario y Riego (MIDAGRI) en la región Junín.


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