Water

National Potato Council: A Call for Consistency

Since the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was signed into law in January 2011, the ag world has been bracing... more »

Southern Migration

Location, location, location.It's what prompted Joe Thompson and his family to move from the Grafton and Park River, N.D. region and relocate in Allia... more »

Chasing Water

Last year's drought convinced Colorado potato grower Harry Strohauer that he had to make a change — a big change. He moved 500 acres — ro... more »

Meeting the Challenges

The death of his father revised Carl Hoverson's plans to become an engineer and brought him home to the family farm. Hoverson's great-grandparents set... more »

Managed Recharge

Trend or anomaly, fact or fiction?
It's a fact that the global temperature has been on the rise, according to the Goddard Institute for Space S... more »

History of irrigation

There have been a lot of innovations in agriculture and the potato industry throughout the years. From the first self-powered tractors to today's GPS-... more »

Precision Irrigation

Irrigation technology has come a long way in the past decade, and equipment designers and manufacturers aren't done yet. Growers can expect to see con... more »

Water Management

Look at on-farm conservation, irrigation practices to best use water suppliesThere's a finite water supply these days and growers are finding the supp... more »

Growers to have ‘sufficient’ supply in 2010

Early indications for the 2010 water year point to sufficient water storage and ground water reserves to get irrigators through the upcoming growing s... more »

North Florida Growers Battle Cold, Drought, Flood

Potato growers in northeast Florida's Flagler, Putnam and St. Johns counties have battled an unholy triumvirate of weather issues this winter and spri... more »


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