Production

Kam Quarles Recaps 2017 Potato D.C. Fly-In

Kam Quarles, National Potato Council, talks about this year's Potato D.C. Fly-IN, and his past work with public policy on behalf of ag producers.... watch »

IPC launches foodservice training game

The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is reaching out to foodservice distributors, foodservice fresh produce buyers and their sales teams to encourage the... more »

Simplot fertilizer recognized at space symposium

Simplot’s GAL-XeONE controlled release fertilizer was recognized at the 33rd annual Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The fertilizer wa... more »

Greentronics, John Deere partner for yield data

John Deere officially released the Yield Documentation Specialty Crop Package. The package includes an activation code, an application controller and ... more »

Syngenta potato blight hotlines deliver insights to growers

Long-standing partnerships between Syngenta and key researchers on the potato blight hotlines continue in 2017. The hotlines provide growers in Idaho... more »

Simplot holds off on Innate potatoes in Canada

Simplot Plant Sciences will not commercially grow Innate potatoes in Canada this year, CBC News reports. The company is reportedly waiting until there... more »

Lawmakers react to ag labor concerns

Two bills with different perspectives were introduced in response to agriculture's farm labor crisis. Senator Dianne Feinstein (CA) (joined by Patrick... more »

NDSU to operate free Potato Blightline service

The Plant Pathology Department at North Dakota State University will again be providing the potato Blightline service at no charge to the potato indus... more »

NAFTA Renegotiation Offers Opportunities

The Trump administration intends to take a fresh look at America’s trade relations around the world. In addition to withdrawing from the Trans-Pacif... more »

Washington growers to vote on marketing order

Washington potato producers will vote from June 9–23, on whether to continue the federal marketing order regulating the handling of Irish potatoes g... more »


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