Diseases

Research has big economic impact on Michigan’s potato industry

Potatoes appear to be an easy, inexpensive, reliable, nutritious, abundant, and durable staple of most any diet around the world. Dave Douches knows t... more »

FDA seeking comments on raw manure as fertilizer

The FDA wants input from stakeholders as it develops the framework for a risk assessment on the use of raw manure and other biological soil amendments... more »

On Guard in the PNW

Introduction by Bill SchaeferThere are a lot of tools available to protect your crop — fungicides, herbicides and insecticides, to name three. A... more »

Protecting your crop from disease during planting

Healthy potatoes yield healthy profits.And just like anything else, the end game is directly impacted by the actions you do — or do not — ... more »

Fungicide Review: Keeping Diseases at Bay

There's some new fungicides being introduced into the market this year, and growers also saw the resurrection of an old fungicide standard in the figh... more »

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Fasten your seat belts

It's the start of a new year, and that means this is our state of the industry issue. So what is the state of the potato industry? In the short time t... more »

Simplot Innate GM potatoes

Kerwin Bradley, director of commercialization for Simplot Plant Sciences, discusses Simplot's Innate variety potatoes with late blight resistance... watch »

Using Priaxor and Endura to fight potato disease

At BASF, it is our goal to help growers get the most out of each of their acres," said Jennifer Holland, U.S. crop protection marketing at BASF.In ord... more »

WSU, OSU and UI receive $2.7 million SCRI grant

Researchers from Washington State University (WSU), Oregon State University (OSU) and the University of Idaho (UI) and the Northwest Potato Research C... more »

Late Blight 2015: Late summer analysis with Jeff Miller

Jeff Miller, president and CEO of Miller Research, discusses current late blight conditions in Idaho as the season draws to a close.... watch »


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