Famous…Oregon potatoes? Nah. Idaho stats show which state reigns spud supreme

BY: - July 24, 2023

Let’s make one thing clear: Idaho is the undisputed OG spud state. And public officials say Idaho’s reputation as the potato state won’t fade — even if in June, the Oregon Legislature adopted a resolution to make the potato its state vegetable. After the resolution passed, some Idahoans took to social media to share their […]

Crop growers and Cantwell press for Washington state Farm Bill priorities

BY: - June 12, 2023

With work underway in Congress to draft a new version of a major agricultural policy law, Washington producers of crops like apples, cherries and potatoes, backed by Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., are emphasizing the importance of programs to support farming research and expand overseas markets for U.S.-grown goods. But the latest negotiations to reauthorize the […]