United Fresh names director of government relations

United Fresh Produce Association has hired of John Hollay as senior director of government relations. Hollay joins the association staff and the gover... more »

Farm bill negotiations heat up

As the first quarter of 2018 moves along, House and Senate negotiators continue to push for a rewritten Farm Bill this year and the National Potato Co... more »

Lindsay FieldNET now connects with John Deere Operations Center

Lindsay Corporation has partnered with John Deere to provide growers with more irrigation data. Its pivot telemetry tool, FieldNET will now connect wi... more »

New varieties to protect against Colorado potato beetle

Canadian researchers have developed new potato varieties resistant to the Colorado potato beetle. According to Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)... more »

Compass Minerals open new research facility in Kansas

Compass Minerals Plant Nutrition has expanded its research and development (R&D) capabilities with the opening of a new North American Innovation ... more »

Potato blight app available from North Dakota State University

North Dakota State University has made its NDAWN Potato Blight App available for growers at no cost. This app works in conjunction with the North Dako... more »

Idaho crop up nearly a quarter from last year, sets record

The 2017 Idaho potato crop has set a new record. According to the USDA, the preliminary estimated value for the crop is $1.2 billion, a 22.7 percent l... more »

UPI launches herbicide resistance management tool

UPI, has launched TRIPZIN ZC herbicide in the U.S. The new herbicide is a unique, patented pre-mix that combines two active ingredients, metribuzin an... more »

New agreement aims to make worker protection standard easier

The Pesticide Educational Resources Collaborative (PERC) recently unveiled its new Worker Protection Standard (WPS) Compliance Assistance Library to h... more »

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