- Q & A with Robert Tominga. // Restaurant Business;Oct2008, Vol. 107 Issue 10, pFSB4
An interview with Robert Tominga, president of Southwind Farms in Heyburn, Idaho, is presented. He relates the kind of potato varieties he is growing and mentions Russian banana fingerling as their main crop. He notes that food service demand for specialty potatoes has increased and that there...
- GO FIGURE. van der Pool, Lisa // Adweek;8/8/2005, Vol. 46 Issue 31, p30
This article presents information on the amount of opening bid in an auction at eBay held last Friday and debt carried by Atkins Nutritionals Inc. Atkins carries a debt of $300 million. This evidently prompted an outpouring of glee from potato farmers. Frank Muir, president of the Idaho Potato...
- A Trip To Idaho. Eddy, David // American Vegetable Grower;Oct2006, Vol. 54 Issue 10, p14
The article reports on the 6th annual World Potato Congress held in Boise, Idaho. There are 36 countries that participated totaling to 800 attendees. Shohshone Indians started the conference with prayers, dances and songs. Idaho Potato Commission CEO Frank Muir noted that Idaho is the number one...
- HARVESTING SPUDS. Wayland, Bridget // Harrowsmith Country Life (11908416);Aug2002, Vol. 26 Issue 165, p24
Presents tips on harvesting potatoes. Importance of avoiding tossing freshly dug potatoes into containers; Proper use of pitchforks; Storage tips after harvesting.
- Spud yield prospects depress market. // Farmers Weekly;8/14/2009, Vol. 151 Issue 7, p43
The article reports on the decline in expected potato harvest in Great Britain, with just 6.5 percent of the total area harvested by August 7, 1009 compared with eight percent in 2008 sue to high rainfall in some areas, and the depressing effect of this high yield estimates on market prospects.
- Spud progress behind 2001. Abel, Charles // Farmers Weekly;11/15/2002, Vol. 137 Issue 20, p45
Deals with the delay in progress of potato harvest in Scotland due to the wet weather. Level of progress in potato harvest; Yield losses.
- Spuds three weeks late, says Council. // Grocer;9/22/2012, p34
The article reports on the British Potato Council's statement that Great Britain's potato harvest is three weeks behind schedule as of September 22, 2012.
- Untitled. Cooper, Olivia // Farmers Weekly;9/13/2013, Vol. 159 Issue 36, p52
The article explores the landscape of potato harvest in Europe in 2013 according to a report by the Potato Council, which revealed extremely variable yields in Great Britain while France saw an 11 percent increase in its total production compared to that of 2012.
- Peru's potatoes saved by science. Elton, Catherine // Christian Science Monitor;3/15/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 78, p8
Reports on the introduction of an efficient propagation method in Peru and its effects on that country's potato crop.