Planting

John Deere introduces app to monitor equipment

To help growers monitor, adjust and learn from the performance of their planter or sprayer while it moves through the field, John Deere has introduce... more »

John Deere introduces two new solutions for 2017

To enhance the farm equipment operator's ability to better monitor and control a wide variety of machine functions and field operations, John Dee... more »

AGCO partners with Aglytix, Farmobile

AGCO Corporation, a manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment solutions, has formed development partnerships with agricultural technolog... more »

What potato growers can expect in 2017

{Sponsored} Planning for 2017 is in full swing — how will potato growers make their planting decisions? Some growers will expand their acreage and s... more »

The Third Pillar

For a guy who claims he didn’t know anything about growing potatoes 31 years ago, Milt Carter proved to be a quick learner. It was in 1985 in Wat... more »

Going Dutch

Derk Gesink, 42, is a rarity in the potato industry. For the past 20 years, he’s worked as both a breeder and grower of potatoes. Today, Gesink is o... more »

Growers: It’s time to start crop protection planning for 2017

{Sponsored} It’s never too early to start thinking about the 2017 season. “With the large number of acres that growers are farming now, early c... more »

Study: New Potassium fertilizer increases tuber yield

Potassium fertilizer is comparable to nitrogen in the quantity needed for a successful potato crop production. Earlier studies conducted indicate that... more »

US seed featured at Latin American potato field day

On Aug. 25, Potatoes USA sponsored a U.S. demonstration plot at the Panama-hosted Latin American Potato Congress (known as ALAP).  In the 2015/2016 m... more »

Florida potato growers explore sweet potatoes

Back in the 1920s, Danny Johns’ great grandfather was the first farmer in the Hastings area to use a tractor instead of a mule. Now, in a region kno... more »


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