Syngenta

Acquisition of Syngenta by ChemChina moves forward

ChemChina and Syngenta have received approval from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for the proposed acquisition of Syngenta by ChemChina. In F... READ MORE »

$20K in scholarships available from Syngenta

Syngenta invites eligible university students to apply to its annual Syngenta Agricultural Scholarship program, which has been expanded to include 90 ... READ MORE »

Minecto Pro insecticide now available for potatoes

Syngenta announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has registered and approved its new foliar insecticide Minecto Pro for use in potat... READ MORE »

Potato cyst nematode’s ‘toolkit’ revealed

Parasitic nematode worms are the `hidden enemy' of farmers world-wide, causing billions of pounds worth of crop damage every year.Now an international... READ MORE »

IFIC names new president

The International Food Information Council (IFIC) has named Joseph Clayton president and CEO, effective July 11. Clayton also will serve as CEO of the... READ MORE »

Potato plant boosts defenses against attacks

Potato plants boost the chemical defenses in their leaves when Guatemalan tuber moth larvae feed on their tubers, according to researchers at the Corn... READ MORE »

MPB seeks nominations for Farmer of the Year

The Maine Potato Board is seeking nominations within the Maine potato industry for the 2016 Farmer/Farm Family of the Year award. The farmer/farm fami... READ MORE »

FDA issues guide on reducing acrylamide in food

The FDA has issued final guidance to the food industry to help growers, manufacturers and food service operators take steps to reduce levels of acryla... READ MORE »

PMA 2016 Fresh Connections World Tour announced

The Produce Marketing Association (PMA) announced dates and locations for the Fresh Connections World Tour 2016.The tour will kick off in Shanghai, Ch... READ MORE »

Dyer new agronomist for MPB

The Maine Potato Board (MPB) has hired Jake Dyer as its agronomist and crop and variety development specialist.Dyer will work with the University of M... READ MORE »


75 Applewood Dr. Ste. A
P.O. Box 128
Sparta, MI 49345
616.887.9008
Interested in reading the print edition of Spudman? Preview our digital edition »

Get one year of Spudman in both print and digital editions for FREE.

Subscribe Today »

website development by deyo designs