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{Sponsored} Potato growers faced slightly less disease pressure in 2017, but they must keep their guard up and have a crop protection plan in place fo... more »

Las Vegas to host Commercial UAV Expo in October

Following the acquisition of Drone World Expo, the fourth Annual Commercial UAV Expo, a trade show and conference for the commercial drone market, wi... more »

2018 potato pest management meeting to be held in Rupert

Miller Research will hold its annual potato pest management seminar Tuesday, Jan. 30 at the Minidoka County Extension Office (drill hall) at the Minid... more »

National potato stocks down, but not across the board  

  Nationally, potato stocks are down 13 percent from Dec. 1, 2016. However, in an email, Ted Kreis with the Northern Plains Potato Growers As... more »

EPA reconsiders Worker Protection Standard provisions

In mid-December, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it will reconsider certain provisions of the Worker Protection Standard (WPS). ... more »

Washington state adopts pesticide safety rules in new year

New rules for using pesticides, modeled after federal worker protection standards, will take effect in Washington on Jan. 13. Washing State Department... more »

South Korea re-opens market to US table stock

Earlier in December, 2017, the South Korean government announced the reopening of its market for table stock potatoes from the Pacific Northwest state... more »

US potato exports rebounded in October  

U.S. potato and product exports all posted positive growth in October 2017 compared to 2016 according to Potatoes USA. Frozen exports led the way with... more »

NPC supports simplification of pesticide permit requirements

The National Potato Council has joined over 150 agricultural organizations in urging the Senate to pass the "Sensible Environmental Protection Act of... more »

GRIMME and TOMRA join forces to offer sorting solutions

Through the new partnership, GRIMME will distribute the TOMRA FPS so customers can purchase and deploy a single, integrated grading and sorting solu... more »


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