• Gowan Marketing MonCoat MZ in Potato Regions

    Nov 11, 2009

    Gowan Co. LLC has launched MonCoat MZ fungicide under a marketing agreement with Nichino America, Inc. MonCoat MZ contains the active ingredients flutolanil and mancozeb. Effective immediately, Gowan will market MonCoat MZ fungicide in the major potato growing areas of the United States. It offers effective… Full Story »
  • Idaho Potato Production Up 12 Percent from 2008

    Nov 11, 2009

    Idaho’s potato production is expected to total 131 million cwt, up 12 percent from last year’s 116 million cwt and 1 percent above the 2007 crop, according to the National Agricultural Statistics Service. AG Weekly Click here to read the rest of the story.
  • Stable Farm Labor Seems Elusive in Global Economy

    Nov 9, 2009

    Labor has always been the Achilles' heel of U.S. agriculture. But today, globalization is causing the ultimate strain. Click here to read the rest of the story.
  • Ag Producers, Consumers Pushing Farm-to-Table Concept

    Nov 9, 2009

    His farm truck bed is edged with a rind of rust and the frost bitten air needs thawing, but as Alvin Hoff unloads his harvest of dark red beans, he feels the heft of what he hopes are the seeds to farming's future. Billings, Mont.,… Full Story »
  • Women Take Reins of Agricultural Enterprises

    Nov 9, 2009

    The most recent U.S. Department of Agriculture census showed women represent more than 30 percent, or 1 million, of principal farm operators in the United States, an increase of 19 percent in five years. Coshocton Tribune Click here to read the rest of the story.
  • Farm Labor Reaps Little Reward

    Nov 6, 2009

    The wonder of our nation is that it was built by immigrants, for immigrants, in the name of democracy. Spero News Click here to read the rest of the story.
  • Protecting the Public from a Pretzel Monopoly

    Nov 5, 2009

    Over in Europe, regulators are playing it tough with the likes of Sun Microsystems and Intel. Here in the U.S., anti-trust regulators are cracking down on pretzels? Wall Street Journal Click here to read the rest of the story.
  • Idaho Reservoirs Have Lots of Water Now, But Will It Last?

    Nov 5, 2009

    Southern Idaho reservoirs are heading into the winter with more water than average, but Paul Deveau doesn't want you to read too much into it. Idaho Statesman Click here to read the rest of the story.
  • Farm Bureau Petitions Supreme Court on Pesticide Ruling

    Nov 4, 2009

    The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court in early November, asking the high court to review a lower court ruling that will otherwise impose Clean Water Act permitting requirements on the application of pesticides on, over or near… Full Story »
  • Arysta’s Shooter Approved

    Nov 3, 2009

    Arysta LifeScience North America has announced the approval of Shooter, an insecticide with its new Responsive Pest Management Technology (RPM). Shooter has been approved for insect control on a large range of crops including bulb, cucurbit, fruiting, root, tuberous and corm vegetables and sweet corn. Through… Full Story »

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