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United Potato Growers of Canada General Manager, Kevin MacIsaac, is Retiring After 10 Years of Service

United Potato Growers of Canada General Manager, Kevin MacIsaac, is Retiring After 10 Years of Service

September 23, 2021
Kevin MacIsaac, who has been General Manager of the United Potato Growers of Canada since October 1, 2011, announced he will be retiring this fall.
September rain Prince Edward Island may be 'too much of a good thing' for potatoes

September rain Prince Edward Island may be 'too much of a good thing' for potatoes

September 21, 2021
With more than twice as much rain as normal for September already on Prince Edward Island, there are some concerns it may be getting too wet for the potato crop.
MountainKing: The quality of the Colorado potato crop 'extraordinary'

MountainKing: The quality of the Colorado potato crop 'extraordinary'

September 20, 2021
As MountainKing readies for its fall harvest, early tests from its fields in Colorado’s San Luis Valley offer encouraging signs for several of the brand’s gourmet varieties including its yellow-flesh varietals.
SRM Holdings and Double L Global Announces Ownership Consolidation and CEO Appointment

SRM Holdings and Double L Global Announces Ownership Consolidation and CEO Appointment

September 19, 2021
Double L, a prominent manufacturer of farm equipment in the Intermountain West, announced that it has formally concluded its ownership and relationship with the company's prior management team and Board of Directors.
Launching new sweet potato line and earth-friendly packaging options for potatoes

Launching new sweet potato line and earth-friendly packaging options for potatoes

September 18, 2021
Progressive Produce grows, packs and ships a wide variety of year-round produce, farming thousands of acres throughout North and South America.
Aroostook County potato experts expect high quality crop in 2021

Aroostook County potato experts expect high quality crop in 2021

September 14, 2021
Aroostook County agricultural growers are predicting a higher quantity and quality of potato crop than was produced in 2020, due to the less severe weather this summer.
Canadian Potato Crop Update September 6 2021

Canadian Potato Crop Update September 6 2021

September 12, 2021
Weather patterns have continued to influence the outlook for the Canadian potato crop since UPGC’s last update. Eastern Canada (particularly PEI) has received record amounts of rainfall from the remnants of Hurricane Ida.
Idaho potato growers brace for poor crop amid drought, heat

Idaho potato growers brace for poor crop amid drought, heat

September 01, 2021
The hot, dry and smoky growing season has left some Idaho potato farmers bracing for a poor crop. For Randy Hardy of Oakley, harvest will likely be the worst of his career.
Heat, drought stress Red River Valley potato crop, resulting in quality, yield reduction of table stock

Heat, drought stress Red River Valley potato crop, resulting in quality, yield reduction of table stock

August 29, 2021
The toll that hot dry weather took on the Red River Valley 2021 potato crop won’t be visible until harvest begins in a few weeks, but it’s already clear it has affected yields and quality.
Burns and Stenzel Announce Industry Officers of New Association

Cathy Burns (PMA) and Tom Stenzel (United Fresh) Announce Industry Officers of New Association after its merger.

August 29, 2021
Future Co-CEOs Cathy Burns of Produce Marketing Association (PMA) and Tom Stenzel of United Fresh have named the Executive Committee that will serve as officers for the new association.
Cynthia Wilson (Diné), director of Utah Diné Bikéyah Traditional Foods Program, holds potatoes that have grown in Utah for more than 11000 years

11000 year old solution to modern problem: Ancient potato could thrive in changing climate

August 29, 2021
With drought a persistent problem in the Southwest, Hopi/Tewa seed keeper Valerie Nuvayestewa has eagerly joined the effort to bring back an Indigenous superfood that her ancestors cultivated for 11000 years.
United States potato imports continue to grow

United States potato imports continue to grow

August 27, 2021
United States imports of potatoes and potato products for the July 2020 – June 2021 marketing year increased by 12% in fresh weight equivalent volume and 16% in value, compared to the previous marketing year.

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