April 2008

Early identification can prevent early die in following years

Verticillium wilt, a major component of potato early dying, is caused by the soilborne fungus, Verticillium dahliae, which causes wilt and crop loss in a range of plants and produces microsclerotia in... more

Fungicide resistance management grows ever more popular

Most vegetable growers probably have panic attacks just from the thought of a massive fungicide failure. Virtually every crop has its potential plague, and most growers know of times when fungicides f... more

Looking to the Future

USDA released its agricultural projections through 2017 in February, and the report indicates that agriculture industries are poised for some good years ahead. Rising costs labor, fuel and land will i... more

Washington grower’s latest position is chairman of United

Slowing down for 72-year-old Allen Floyd means taking on the responsibilities of the chairman of the United Potato Growers of America for 2008. The Othello, Wash., grower and packer helped form the Un... more

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