Production

Greentronics, John Deere partner for yield data

John Deere officially released the Yield Documentation Specialty Crop Package. The package includes an activation code, an application controller and ... more »

Syngenta potato blight hotlines deliver insights to growers

Long-standing partnerships between Syngenta and key researchers on the potato blight hotlines continue in 2017. The hotlines provide growers in Idaho... more »

Simplot holds off on Innate potatoes in Canada

Simplot Plant Sciences will not commercially grow Innate potatoes in Canada this year, CBC News reports. The company is reportedly waiting until there... more »

Lawmakers react to ag labor concerns

Two bills with different perspectives were introduced in response to agriculture's farm labor crisis. Senator Dianne Feinstein (CA) (joined by Patrick... more »

NDSU to operate free Potato Blightline service

The Plant Pathology Department at North Dakota State University will again be providing the potato Blightline service at no charge to the potato indus... more »

Washington growers to vote on marketing order

Washington potato producers will vote from June 9–23, on whether to continue the federal marketing order regulating the handling of Irish potatoes g... more »

Omnibus bill increases potato breeding funds

Before leaving Washington, D.C., for a one week recess, the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate passed a $1 trillion omnibus spending bill that f... more »

Considerations for developing a fertilizer program

The following should be considered when developing a fertilizer program for potato production. pH pH is an important factor in any fertilizer ... more »

International disease summit will focus on dickeya, pectobacterium

Two bacteria threatening the potato industry worldwide will be the focus of a Potato Disease Summit, November 9th in Bangor, Maine, convened by th... more »

Lindsay introduces FieldNET Advisor irrigation management tool

Lindsay has launched its FieldNET Advisor which works through the FieldNET management platform to automate irrigation scheduling. This system pr... more »


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