Production

NDSU to host succession planning workshops

North Dakota State University Extension will offer Design Your Succession Plan (DYSP) workshops at a variety of locations throughout the state in the ... more »

USDA hosting ag business training workshops in Maine

The Northern Maine Development Commission and USDA Farm Service Agency will host a business training workshop in Island Falls, Maine, for agricultural... more »

Potatoes USA reports success on first shipment to Myanmar

The first shipment of U.S. chipping potatoes arrived in Myanmar in September and it could lead to future trade according to Potatoes USA, which worked... more »

Researchers develop method to match crop nitrogen requirements

Researchers from Aarhus University in Aarhus, Denmark have developed a method to match crop nitrogen requirements more precisely than ever before. Th... more »

Dutch growers test drones for nitrogen applications

The ‘Toward precision agriculture 2.0’ research program at Wageningen University & Research in the Netherlands has included a group of potato... more »

Nitrogen for potatoes: 4 facts you need to know

The proper use of nitrogen will make the difference between an average and a top-performing potato crop. Here are some important facts, plus tips from... more »

AVR to launch Spirit 5200 potato harvester

AVR will launch its new AVR Spirit 5200, which the company says has been designed to be simple and efficient, in November. The Spirit 5200 comes wi... more »

Exports of U.S. Potatoes and Products Up for July 2017

Exports of frozen, dehydrated and fresh potatoes in July 2017 all showed gains compared to July 2016, according to Potatoes USA. The volume of froz... more »

Censky, McKinney confirmed for key USDA posts

The U.S. Senate has confirmed Steve Censky, nominated by President Donald Trump as deputy secretary, and Ted McKinney, selected by the president to be... more »

Harvest well underway in Upper Snake

Idaho Potato farmers may make bank this year as potatoes are selling at $8.65 per hundredweight. That’s up significantly from previous years, sai... more »


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