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West Virginia farmers wary of aggregation center’s future


Crop aggregation machine located in Huntington. Photo: Clark Davis/WV Public BroadcastingWest Virginia farmers are being cautious about the futu... READ MORE »

PVY workshops June 20-23

Potato virus detection training workshops will be held in four different sites from June 20-23. The workshops will cover field identification of PVY (... READ MORE »

Water sampling for FSMA compliance

Recently, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Final Rule on Produce Safety. One area that w... READ MORE »

Marrone Bio reports first sales of MAJESTENE bionematicide

Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBI) announced its first sales of its latest product, MAJESTENE. The company also reports that MAJESTENE has been liste... READ MORE »

New USDA bee genebank will preserve genetic diversity

The Agricultural Research Service (ARS) is organizing a national bee genebank as part of the agency's response to ongoing problems facing the country'... READ MORE »

NPC accepting scholarship applications

The National Potato Council (NPC) is accepting applications for a $10,000 graduate-level scholarship for the 2015-2016 academic year.The NPC awards on... READ MORE »

Simplot’s Innate varieties achieve federal milestones

The first two generations of the J.R. Simplot Company's genetically engineered (GE) Innate potato varieties achieved individual federal milestones.Gen... READ MORE »

UPGI releases 2014 potato acreage

The United Potato Growers of Idaho (UPGI) announced that Idaho growers have planted 321,462 acres of potatoes for 2014, a two percent increase from UP... READ MORE »

BASF donates $17,000 to food bank

BASF donated $17,000 to the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina prior to a special showing of the documentary movie, Farmland.""Farmland" ... READ MORE »

Jensen elected USPB chairman

The United States Potato Board's (USPB) 2014 annual meeting concluded on Thursday, March 13, with the election of Brett Jensen as the chairman of the ... READ MORE »


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