Production

USDA funds $4.6 million for nanotechnology research work

The USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has awarded 13 grants totaling $4.6 million for research on the next generation of agricult... more »

Webinar to focus on ways to enhance growth, yield

Potato plants grow and mature in significantly different ways than most seed-grown cereals and fruiting crops, requiring growers to utilize management... more »

Torro offset harvester to debut at Potato Europe 2017

Dewulf has expanded its product range with a new 2-row trailed offset harvester with bunker that has been named Torro. The harvester is a compact, lig... more »

CNH Industrial, Trimble enable data sharing

Trimble and CNH Industrial are enabling wireless connectivity between Trimble Ag Software, Case IH Advanced Farming Systems (AFS) Connect and New Holl... more »

Washington growers vote to continue marketing order

Potato producers in Washington voted to continue their federal marketing order program. The Washington potato marketing order provides authority for g... more »

Can a Chaotic Washington D.C. Focus on the Ag Labor Crisis?

The headlines during last year’s presidential campaign were discouraging for labor-dependent agriculture. Lost in election broadsides over building ... more »

Lindsay Corporation names new president and CEO

Timothy Hassinger has been appointed president and chief executive officer (CEO) and a member of the board of directors of Lindsay Corporation, which ... more »

BioSafe updates AzaGuard label

BioSafe Systems has released a new formulation of AzaGuard Insecticide/Nematicide. A common inert used in emulsified concentrates was recently put ... more »

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 »


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