USDA

NIFA awards $1.85M for potato breeding research

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has made $1.85 million in funding available for region... READ MORE »

CRP early termination enables land transfers to the next generation

Agriculture Deputy Under Secretary Lanon Baccam announced that beginning January 9, 2017, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will offer an earl... READ MORE »

USDA provides new cost share opportunities for organic producers

The USDA announced that starting March 20, 2017, organic producers and handlers will be able to visit over 2,100 USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) office... READ MORE »

USDA invests $33 million to improve water quality in high-priority watersheds

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced an investment of more than $33 million in 197 high-priority watersheds across the country to help land... READ MORE »

USDA: $3.8M available for research in support of organic farmers

USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has made up to $3.8 million in funding available to support research, education and extension t... READ MORE »

USDA awards $9.4M for pest management research

The USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) awarded $9.4 million to support 25 research and outreach projects that will help mitigate ... READ MORE »

NPC takes USDA staff on production tour

The National Potato Council (NPC) hosted USDA staff from the AMS Plant Variety Protection Office and APHIS Biotech Regulatory Services on a tour of St... READ MORE »

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 »

OxiPhos now registered in California

BioSafe Systems' OxiPhos is now registered for use in California. This marks the 41st state to register the product.OxiPhos is a systemic bactericide ... READ MORE »

PAA to induct four as Honorary Life Members

The Potato Association of America (PAA) will induct Bill Campbell, Warren Henneger, Ed Lulai and Willem Schrage as Honorary Life Members during its 10... READ MORE »


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