June 17, 2022

Jul01

MARK HAMMER ELECTED CHAIR OF WASHINGTON STATE POTATO COMMISSION

MARK HAMMER ELECTED CHAIR OF WASHINGTON STATE POTATO COMMISSION

On June 13th, 2022, the WSPC elected Mark Hammer as chair of the Washington State Potato Commission effective July 1, 2022 and continuing through June 30, 2023.

Jul01

NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR 2023 POTATOES USA BOARD MEMEBERS

NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR 2023 POTATOES USA BOARD MEMEBERS

Potatoes USA announces nominations are now open for new Board Members for the 2023-2026 term.

Jul01

NEW WSPC POLICY: ORDER YOUR IPM SUPPLYS AND SEND US THE RECEIPT FOR REIMBURSMENT

NEW WSPC POLICY:  ORDER YOUR IPM SUPPLYS AND SEND US THE RECEIPT FOR REIMBURSMENT

The Washington State Potato Commission has long supported Integrated Pest Management (IPM).

Jun24

INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP JUNE 30, 2022

INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP JUNE 30, 2022

Washington State University Extension, the Washington State Potato Commission and the Potato Foundation will team up to provide workshops for potato growers and field scouts on June 30th, 1:00-4:00 PM at the WSU’s Othello Research Unit at 1471 West Cox Road, Othello WA if interest supports it.

Jun24

OCEAN SHIPPING REFORM ACT SIGNED INTO LAW

OCEAN SHIPPING REFORM ACT SIGNED INTO LAW

The Ocean Shipping Reform Act (S. 3580) becomes law, receives applause. The legislation will crack down on increasing ocean shipping costs and ease supply chain backlogs that are raising prices for consumers and making it harder for U.S. farmers and exporters to get their goods to the global market.

Jun17

2022 WASHINGTON STATE COMMERCIAL SEED LOT PROFILE AND POTATO FIELD DAY PREVIEW

2022 WASHINGTON STATE COMMERCIAL SEED LOT PROFILE  AND POTATO FIELD DAY PREVIEW

Washington State University has conducted the Commercial Seed Lot Trial in cooperation with the Washington State Potato Commission and industry for 59 years (1961-78, 1982-2022).

Jun17

NEW STUDY ILLUSTRATES THAT POTATO PROTEIN INGESTION STRONGLY INCREASES MUSCLE PROTEIN SYNTHESIS RATES AT REST AND DURING RECOVERY FROM EXERCISE

NEW STUDY ILLUSTRATES THAT POTATO PROTEIN INGESTION STRONGLY INCREASES MUSCLE PROTEIN SYNTHESIS RATES AT REST AND DURING RECOVERY FROM EXERCISE

The latest findings challenge outdated assumptions about the anabolic effects of plant-derived proteins.