March 2011

BASF announces new chemistry fungicide for 2012

BASF announces new chemistry fungicide for 2012

Farming Heritage

You could say that farming in the Red River Valley is in Justin Dagen's genes, and you wouldn't be far off the mark. If it's not in his DNA, then it's definitely in his blood. It also helps to explain... more

Improving Seed Performance

To cut, or not to cut, that is the question facing many growers as they make their planting preparations. How you prepare and treat your seed stock at planting time are factors that play crucial role ... more

Know Your Soil

One of the most important factors in any fertilizer management program is application timing, which can vary widely among growing regions, soil textures and potato varieties. But there are fairly stan... more


General InformationParentage: Snowden x S440Developers: University of Wisconsin - MadisonPlant Variety Protection: PendingIncentives for production: Maintains chip quality at least a month longer than... more

Prognosis: Better

With January's month of conferences behind us I can report that I heard relatively good news from most growers for the 2010 season. Not everyone had a good year. Some process growers' stock was unders... more

Spudman 7: Chris Voigt

Chris Voigt is the executive director of the Washington State Potato Commission (WSPC) and director of Environmental and Regulatory Affairs. Chris was raised in a rural part of the Willamette Valley i... more

Time Traveler

who grew up in a large... more

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