innate potato varieties

Maine approves Simplot genetically engineered potatoes

The Maine Board of Pesticides Control unanimously approved the registration of three new types of genetically engineered potatoes from J.R. Simplot Co... READ MORE »

The Third Pillar

For a guy who claims he didn’t know anything about growing potatoes 31 years ago, Milt Carter proved to be a quick learner. It was in 1985 in Wat... READ MORE »

USDA deregulates additional varieties of Innate potatoes

USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) extended deregulation to two lines of genetically engineered (GE) potatoes developed by J.R. S... READ MORE »

Technique accelerates isolation of blight resistance genes

Researchers at the Sainsbury Laboratory and Genome Analysis Center have developed a method of accelerating the isolation of plant disease resistance g... READ MORE »

IFCO launches new produce containers

IFCO, a provider of reusable packaging solutions, announced the company's new Wood Grain Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs) have entered the produce s... READ MORE »

AMS presents GroupGAP webinar

USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) specialty crops inspection division will present a webinar on GroupGAP, a new certification option for the... READ MORE »

Alternatives to chlorothalonil for potato late blight control

Conditions for late blight development throughout Michigan are conducive for the appearance of late blight. No late blight has been found in Michigan ... READ MORE »

Idaho growers file federal lawsuit

A group of Idaho potato growers have filed a federal lawsuit challenging certain agency actions" governing pale cyst nematodes (PCN) by the USDA's Ani... READ MORE »

OSU researcher dies

Don Horneck, an Oregon State University (OSU) Extension agronomist, died on September 28, 2014.Horneck specialized in soil fertility and crop producti... READ MORE »


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