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  • Tolero increases nematicide efficacy

    Apr 22, 2016

    A series of recent studies show Tolero, an irrigation injection surfactant, enhances the performance of soil-applied products such as nematicides, fungicides and herbicides. According to recent studies, applying Tolero through drip irrigation at a rate of 32 ounces per acre, after an application of Nimitz nematicide provides… Full Story »
  • Wisconsin growers’ donation feeds the hungry

    Apr 22, 2016

    From the northern part of the state to the southern region, two Wisconsin potato growers are feeding people in the Badger State and the Midwest by collaborating with the Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association (WPVGA) and Feeding America on a potato donation to various… Full Story »
  • PEI growers recognize National Soil Conservation Week

    Apr 22, 2016

    This week (April 17 -23) is National Soil Conservation Week in Canada, and as potato farmers across Prince Edward Island are gearing up for spring planting, they are making soil conservation a priority on their farms. According to the Prince Edward Island Soil and Crop Improvement… Full Story »
  • Webinar set for FSMA transportation rule

    Apr 22, 2016

    The FDA will host a webinar on April 25  to discuss pieces of the Food Safety Modernization Act Final Rule on Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food. The webinar will be hosted from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET.  Under this rule, anyone transporting human and animal… Full Story »
  • United Fresh 2016 connects produce industry, school nutrition leaders

    Apr 20, 2016

    For the second year, The United Fresh Start Foundation will host The Produce Forum for School Success, a program at United Fresh 2016 to connect produce companies with K-12 school foodservice buyers. The Produce Forum for School Success  supports the United Fresh Start Foundation’s mission to increase… Full Story »
  • Farms recharge groundwater

    Apr 20, 2016

    Farmers use the lion’s share of California’s groundwater, but they also do the most to rebuild depleted reserves of this critically important water source. We talked to Graham Fogg—a groundwater expert at UC Davis and a member of the PPIC Water Policy Center research network—about farmland groundwater… Full Story »
  • BioSafe adds technical agronomist

    Apr 20, 2016

    BioSafe Systems has added Manuel Campos to its agriculture sales team as a technical agronomist, starting May 2. Campos’ territory includes Mexico and he will be based in Weslaco, Texas. With a focus on pre-and post-harvest, he will spearhead sales goals to establish consistent, direct communication with strategic distribution… Full Story »
  • Ross Johnson joins Potatoes USA

    Apr 20, 2016

    Potatoes USA has hired Ross Johnson as its new global marketing manager for retail.   Johnson has spent several years working in the consumer packaged goods industry for Kraft and ConAgra Foods. He graduated from Brigham Young University, in Provo, Utah, with his Bachelor’s in business… Full Story »
  • Study: ag workers migrating less

    Apr 20, 2016

    America’s seasonal agricultural industry suffered from a perceived labor shortage in recent years as the average migrant workers became significantly less mobile, according to a new study from Ball State University.  “Why Do Fewer Agricultural Workers Migrate Now?” found farm workers who migrate and work on… Full Story »
  • Potatoes USA chef nominee wins United Fresh award

    Apr 20, 2016

    Chef Oliver Plust, chef and part owner of Tender Greens restaurant, is the award winner of the 2016 Quick Service Restaurants category of the United Fresh Produce Excellence in Foodservice awards program, based on the nomination by Potatoes USA. Plust attended the board’s sponsored “Menu Innovation with Potatoes” chef… Full Story »

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