Water

BioSafe Systems’ OxiDate 2.0 now labeled for spray-tank water treatment

Plant pathogenic microorganisms, fungi and other harmful bacteria can be found in water collected from open and closed sources that are used for s... more »

USDA invests $33 million to improve water quality in high-priority watersheds

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced an investment of more than $33 million in 197 high-priority watersheds across the country to help land... more »

WPVGA publishes water fact book

Over the next few months growers will be presenting factual, scientific information to local governmental bodies throughout central Wisconsin. The ... more »

Court asked to vacate WOTUS rule

The American Farm Bureau Federation, along with dozens of agricultural, business, and municipal entities, asked a federal court Nov. 1 to vacate EPA... more »

Cover crops help growers manage soil health

I recently attended the Aug. 31, 2016, Upper Peninsula Potato Day, located at TJJ Farms in Cornell, Michigan, where Michigan State University Extensi... more »

Rain drenches northern Plains

For many potato growers, things went from bad to worse this past weekend. Torrential rain fell over much of the Red River Valley region again on Sund... more »

Western Growers opens ag tech competition

Western Growers (WG) officially launched the second annual Innovation Arena Competition, which will offer six agtech start-up companies an opportuni... more »

Wet conditions dominate talk at NPPGA Field Day

In a more typical year, the recent find of late blight in Pembina County would have been the talk of the the day, but the wet growing season dominated... more »

UAS Spreads Its Wings

Donna Delparte is an assistant professor in the Department of Geosciences at Idaho State University (ISU) in Pocatello, and has been performing resear... more »

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Tiede Takes the Helm for 2016

At the National Potato Council's (NPC) annual meeting, held January 14-15 in Las Vegas Nevada, Jim Tiede of American Falls, Idaho, was elected to serv... more »


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