Production

WSU researchers take another look at effects of water loss

Researchers from Washington State University have taken a second look at what has happen to potato farms in the water-challenged Odessa aquifer region... more »

Potato grower supports trade at farm bill hearing in D.C.

Potato grower Eric Halverson was in Washington, D.C., July 13 to speak in front of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee regarding ... more »

Miller Research Station to host pest management field day

Miller Research will host its annual pest management field day Aug. 16 at its facility located near Acequia, Idaho. The day will be highlighted by ... more »

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{Sponsored} At row closure, your crop is vulnerable to various diseases, including white mold and early blight, which can affect yields. Endura® and ... more »

Research evaluates how ‘vadose zone’ affects runoff water

Just ahead of a rainstorm, Cody Ross might run out to an agricultural research site as part of his graduate work. He’ll need to get some dye into an... more »

June NASS report shows reduction in total U.S. acreage

Potato acreage in the United States is down, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) annual June fall acreage report... more »

Growers meet for 10th Annual Crop Transition Conference

The 10th annual Crop Transition Conference was held June 21 in Bloomington, Minnesota. The conference which is organized by the United Potato Growe... more »

Carrington Research Extension offers weed ID resources

North Dakota State University's Carrington Research Extension Center (CREC) has a weed arboretum (living weed exhibit) that's a resource for informal ... more »

Potato beetle cannibalism may help protect crops

Colorado potato beetles can decimate spud crops by devouring the plants' foliage. Researchers at the University of Maine (UMaine) have found cannibali... more »

Maine Potato Board highlights industry research

The Maine Potato Board has introduced a new research section in its monthly Maine Potato News e-newsletter. The Potato Research Corner will briefly hi... more »


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