Diseases

North Dakota potato research grants top $480,000

Twenty-seven grants totaling over $2.3 million were recently awarded to promote the development, cultivation, production and sales of specialty crops ... more »

Renewed registration issued for products containing sulfoxaflor

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) re-established the registration of products containing sulfoxaflor (Isoclast Active), including Transfo... more »

eSpudman October 2016 Market Report

A slideshow on dickeya presented by Amy Charkowski during the National Potato Council's summer meeting in Park City, Utah. ... watch »

Getting a handle on dickeya

Researchers need more samples to validate testing    Amy Charkowski and Gary Secor need potato samples from this year’s harvest. They need the... more »

Wet conditions dominate talk at NPPGA Field Day

In a more typical year, the recent find of late blight in Pembina County would have been the talk of the the day, but the wet growing season dominated... more »

Dickeya remains concern in Pennsylvania

With the persistent warm temperatures and some much needed rains falling across Pennsylvania, it is important to continue scouting for blackleg-like s... more »

Jining Green Living launches new sweet potato varieties

Shandong Jining Green Living International Trade has launched the harvest of two new sweet potato varieties: the red skinned White Flesh sweet potato ... more »

Sweet potato crop shows promise as feed, fuel

As some Florida growers try to find new crops and the demand for biofuel stock increases globally, University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricul... more »

Psyllids, new varieties hot topics at Texas A&M field day

The hot potato news in the High Plains is harvest is underway, psyllids are threatening unharvested fields and new varieties are showing lots of promi... more »

USDA awards $36.5 million for research, Extension

USDA has issued 19 grants totaling $36.5 million for research and extension to support American farmers growing fruits and vegetables, tree nuts, drie... more »


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