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  • Wet Weather May Affect Management of Potato Crop

    Jul 8, 2009

    When it rained after cutting the alfalfa, my grandfather used to say - I’m sure he didn’t originate the saying - “it’s raining oats into the hay.” Although the rain wasn’t good for the cut hay crop, it was providing moisture for the oats that… Full Story »
  • Local Crop Damage from Hail Storms

    Jul 8, 2009

    Mother Nature doesn't seem to be cooperating with farmers in eastern Idaho. The June 21st hail storm that affected 25,258 acres of potatoes, and severely damaging 12,000 acres, wasn't the last storm the crops would see. Last week, Idaho Falls and Ammon received a severe… Full Story »
  • Food Safety Body Sets French Fries, Baby Food Rules

    Jul 6, 2009

    An international food safety body has set rules to cut levels of cancer-causing chemicals and bacteria in foodstuffs ranging from French fries to baby food, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization said on Monday. Reuters Click here to read the rest of the story.
  • BASF Crop Protection Names New Director

    Jul 6, 2009

    BASF Crop Protection today announced the appointment of Paul Rea to director, U.S. crop business, effective July 1, according to the company. Rea brings more than 14 years of global management experience in the agriculture business to the position. He most recently served as Director… Full Story »
  • Spud Farmers Likely to See Higher Prices

    Jul 6, 2009

    Idaho potato crop acreage is down this year, but you won't hear growers complaining. Fewer acres mean higher prices. And those farmers not growing potatoes this year have met success with substitution crops. Idaho Statesman Click here to read the rest of the story.
  • Blight Threatens R.I. Tomato, Potato Crops

    Jul 6, 2009

    A strain of the fungus that caused the Irish potato famine of the 1840s is on the loose in Rhode Island and is damaging potato and tomato crops. Providence Journal Click here to read the rest of the story.
  • ‘Organic’ Label Doesn’t Guarantee Quality or Taste

    Jul 2, 2009

    Just because it's organic doesn't mean it's the best. Let flavor dictate. Los Angeles Times Click here to read the rest of the story.
  • Irrigators Have Two Years to Prepare for Pollution Permits

    Jul 1, 2009

    U.S. growers who apply pesticides via spray nozzle will need National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits starting April 9, 2011. On June 8, the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals granted EPA a two-year stay before the permit rule has to be enforced. The stay… Full Story »
  • Judge Rules for H-2A Labor Employers

    Jul 1, 2009

    Here’s the latest on the H-2A situation from Frank Gasperini, executive vice president of the National Council of Agricultural Employers (NCAE): “As previously reported, Judge William L. Osteen Jr. of the United States District Court for the Middle of North Carolina ruled for the plaintiffs and… Full Story »
  • Devastating Plant Fungus Found in New York

    Jul 1, 2009

    The fungal disease that caused the Irish Potato Famine in the 1840s has been found in Plattsburgh, N.Y., with experts pressing for a quick reaction from local residents. Plattsburgh Press Republican Click here to read the rest of the story.

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