State Seed Reports

State Seed Reports Colorado continues to increase seed potato production Colorado's San Luis Valley is an ideal location for seed potato production. ... more »

Disease & pest control

The rise and fall of the potato has been inextricably linked to the diseases and pests that feast on the tuber.The repercussions of late blight on the... more »

Land of Opportunity

As the fading glow of twilight gave way to night and vaporous layers of mist descended on the freshly harvested potato field, Dan Chin drove his truck... more »

FMC Corp. announces agreement with Chr. Hansen Biological Products

FMC Corporation announced its Agricultural Products Group has entered into two exclusive agreements covering global development and supply of Chr. Han... more »

NPC statement on an EPA cancel of aldicarb registration

The National Potato Council (NPC) is concerned by the recent decision to cancel the registration of aldicarb, a vital tool for U.S. potato growers. Al... more »

EPA Tightens Restrictions on Carbofuran

EPA has issued a final rule revoking all tolerances for carbofuran (Furadan) in food, effective at the end of this year. The May 11 action follows ear... more »

Buffer zones could lead to new application techniques

EPA's Reregistration Eligibility Decision for metam sodium is due out in July, and the decision could have drastic repercussions for potato growers in... more »

Use chemicals wisely to preserve good insects and nematodes

Every field is teeming with life from nematodes to bacteria and fungi to insects and there's a benefit to keeping it that way. There are often too man... more »

Selecting A Source: Look into Farm’s History Before Choosing a Seed Provider

When growers are looking for a seed potato provider, there are some things they must each consider first, said Phillip Nolte, Extension seed potato sp... more »

Colorado Seed Farm Too Tall for Pests

There probably aren't too many potato growers in the United States who'd be all that comfortable practicing their profession at 7,600 feet above sea l... more »

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