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French spud growers tour Idaho farms

French potato growers said during a tour June 10 of Idaho’s spud industry they consider themselves well positioned to better compete with the U.S. for export market share in South America. The 11 French growers with UNPT, a union representing 80 percent of that country’s 10,000 commercial spud farmers, made several stops, including Eastern Idaho commercial and seed potato farms, the University of Idaho’s Aberdeen Research & Extension Center and Spudnik Equipment in Blackfoot. More