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Potato History

Community and Science Strengthens Industry

Long-time Potato Association of America members, Robert Thornton, Larry Hiller and Rich Novy open up about the organization: where it has been, where it...

Spudnik celebrates 60 years

It was the same year the Russian satellite Sputnik was launched into space that Spudnik Equipment Company launched itself into the potato equipment manufacturing...

Alberta Potato History Outlined in New Book

Accompanying cookbook adds “flavour” to the PGA’s offering. The history of the potato is a long and varied one. From the spud’s humble beginning in...

Impact of the Potato on Society

The potato has had a profound impact on society and vice versa. Archeological and genetic evidence indicates the domestication of the potato probably took place...

What’s in a Name?

The modern day potato has called many different things in the past — here’s a sample. Even though Shakespeare has very eloquently expressed that names...

Celebrating 150-plus years of potato production

Long before John A. Macdonald took office as this country’s first prime minister 150 years ago, there were potatoes growing in Canada. But before...

Community and Science Strengthens Industry

Long-time Potato Association of America members, Robert Thornton, Larry Hiller and Rich Novy open up about the organization: where it has been, where it...

Spudnik celebrates 60 years

It was the same year the Russian satellite Sputnik was launched into space that Spudnik Equipment Company launched itself into the potato equipment manufacturing...

Alberta Potato History Outlined in New Book

Accompanying cookbook adds “flavour” to the PGA’s offering. The history of the potato is a long and varied one. From the spud’s humble beginning in...

Impact of the Potato on Society

The potato has had a profound impact on society and vice versa. Archeological and genetic evidence indicates the domestication of the potato probably took place...

What’s in a Name?

The modern day potato has called many different things in the past — here’s a sample. Even though Shakespeare has very eloquently expressed that names...

Celebrating 150-plus years of potato production

Long before John A. Macdonald took office as this country’s first prime minister 150 years ago, there were potatoes growing in Canada. But before...