Irrigation

Going Underground

Many agronomic crops have benefited from subsurface drip irrigation (SDI), including cotton and corn, but potatoes primarily rely on pivot and sprinkl... more »

Grassroots Messenger

Being a leader in the potato industry isn't a new or unusual role for Dan Lake. It's a role the 2015 president of the National Potato Council (NPC) he... more »

The Power of Potassium

As most growers know, healthy potato crops require an incredible amount of resources, but in particular, potassium. In fact, potatoes use more potassi... more »

Clean Water Rule

Federal regulators issued a much-anticipated proposed rule on the Clean Water Act (CWA) this spring just as U.S. farmers were getting ready for anothe... more »

Flying into the Future

Whether you call them unmanned aviation systems (UAS) or unmanned aviation vehicles (UAV) or the more common designation of drone, the eye in the sky ... more »

Preparing for the Future

Global warming may be the farthest thing from the minds of U.S. farmers after the arctic assault experienced by much of the country last winter.One fr... more »

Born to the Industry

John Meyer, a fourth-generation grower from Cohocton, N.Y., recognizes that it takes the talents of many minds, and efforts from many hands to enable ... more »

Over the Rainbow

With fall harvest in full stride for R&G Potato Company, a rainbow arched over the company's offices near American Falls in southeastern Idaho on ... more »

National Potato Council: A Call for Consistency

Since the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was signed into law in January 2011, the ag world has been bracing... more »

Southern Migration

Location, location, location.It's what prompted Joe Thompson and his family to move from the Grafton and Park River, N.D. region and relocate in Allia... more »


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