Production

Facility has looked at potato storage issues for more than 20 years

At the University of Idaho's research storage facility in Kimberly, Nora Olsen has been overseeing the best methods of potato storage for almost 10 ye... more »

Wet Spring Delays P.E.I. Potato Planting Season by up to 12 Days

The general manager of the P.E.I. Potato Board says a wet spring has delayed planting season by as much as 10 to 12 days. Truro Daily News... more »

On March to Honor Farmworker, Relatives Call for Reforms

They fell for one another in junior high school, in a village deep in Mexico's Sierra Madre range. MercuryNews.com... more »

Vine kill, harvest can be simpler following a few easy tips

The harvest season is rapidly approching — the evidence of a season's worth of hard work and it can make or break a farm. Tensions will be high ... 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 »

Fungicide resistance management grows ever more popular

Most vegetable growers probably have panic attacks just from the thought of a massive fungicide failure. Virtually every crop has its potential plague... more »

Early identification can prevent early die in following years

Verticillium wilt, a major component of potato early dying, is caused by the soilborne fungus, Verticillium dahliae, which causes wilt and crop loss i... more »

USDA Planting Report To Provide Clues On Outlook For Ag Cos

U.S. farmers are expected to continue boosting investment this year, but a closely-watched government report next week and rising input costs are like... more »

Measuring for consistency can help manage tuber profile

Seeding rate is often measured by the number of trucks used; if X number of trucks have been used, Y number of acres should be seeded, and vice versa.... more »

Contracts can determine how much you pay for land

With commodity and specialty crop prices high and optimism for 2008 also high, landowners are looking to get a piece of those profits by turning to di... more »


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