Water

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 »

Building on a Legacy

News about the Grand Coulee Dam in eastern Washington, which was central to formation of the Columbia Basin Project, traveled across the country follo... more »

Millennial Farmer

Opportunities abound for community outreach at Neumiller Farms, thanks in part to the efforts of Katie Neumiller-Floming. She works on her family's fa... more »

Going Underground

Many agronomic crops have benefited from subsurface drip irrigation (SDI), including cotton and corn, but potatoes primarily rely on pivot and sprinkl... more »

Grassroots Messenger

Being a leader in the potato industry isn't a new or unusual role for Dan Lake. It's a role the 2015 president of the National Potato Council (NPC) he... more »

The Power of Potassium

As most growers know, healthy potato crops require an incredible amount of resources, but in particular, potassium. In fact, potatoes use more potassi... more »


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