Potatoes on Mars? Yes, Please!

March 9, 2017 —Two years after a humble potato patch co-starred in “The Martian,” scientists have found that fictional astronaut Mark Watney’s strategy for surviving…


Keeping it Clean

Cottom Seed Story by Denise Keller, Editor. Photos by Cottom Seed. With a quality seed crop in storage, the Cottom family of Dillon, Montana, is…






Potatoes: Going on the attack

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Potatoes — which boosters describe as “America’s favorite vegetable” — are going on the offensive after years of fighting defensively “We…