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1/23/2015 12:00:00 AM
The former executive director of Potato Growers of Idaho says the state's potato market is overcapitalized, and growers should consider lengthening their rotations to improve their outlook. Read more on the markets in Idaho from this Capital Press article.

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1/22/2015 12:00:00 AM
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has named 33 appointments to the National Potato Promotion Board. Read more on the appointments from this Packer article.

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1/22/2015 12:00:00 AM
The incidence of potato virus Y has increased markedly in Idaho potato seed, according to newly released results of the state's 2015 winter grow-out. Read more on these results from this Capital Press article.

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1/22/2015 12:00:00 AM
Western Idaho farmer Doug Gross has shifted to growing potato varieties that are water efficient and can handle heat without quality problems. Read more on the adjustment from this Capital Press article.

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1/21/2015 12:00:00 AM
The Ministry of Agriculture's move to make potatoes an increasingly important staple in Chinese kitchens, including the propagation of recipes that rely on the humble tuber, at first glance might appear slightly odd and surprising. Read more on the potato in China from this Potato Grower article.

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1/21/2015 12:00:00 AM
The 2014 season ended strongly for fruit and vegetable producers in the Carolinas, with production of the hardiest products continuing right up until extreme cold weather in mid November finally brought growth in the field to a halt. Read more on the season from this Southeast Farm Press article.

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1/16/2015 12:00:00 AM
Arkansas growers set or tied state records for yields in six crops in 2014, exceeding the national average in per-acre yield in four categories. Read more on state yields from this news release.

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1/16/2015 12:00:00 AM
Dan Lake has been elected to serve as the president of the National Potato Council and lead the group's executive committee for 2015. Read more on the election from this Potato Grower article.

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1/15/2015 12:00:00 AM
A new price elasticity study by the Nielsen Perishables Group on fresh potatoes at retail provides insights on how consumers react to changing potato prices. Read more on potato prices from this Packer story.

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1/9/2015 12:00:00 AM
An expanding middle class in Asia and other regions is one of several reasons to be optimistic about U.S. potato exports, one analyst believes. Read more on the optimism from this Packer article.

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