Production

EPA proposes production practices to protect endangered species

EPA released an Endangered Species Act (ESA) Workplan Update that, according to the Agency, outlines major steps to increase protections for wildlife ... more »

Pacific Northwest Climate-Smart Potato Program

Oregon State University (OSU) was recently awarded a $50 million grant from USDA in order to track the benefits of climate-smart practices within the ... more »

NPC calls on Congress to preempt state pesticide laws

National Potato Council (NPC) joined more than 330 agricultural and environmental organizations calling on Congress to ensure that EPA-approved, scien... more »

Nitricity fertilizer technology featured at UN COP27

As the second week of the 27th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP27) kicks off in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, Nitricity is among a select fe... more »

Sustainable Farms and Fields Program funding available for voluntary, climate-smart projects in Washington state

The Washington State Conservation Commission's (SCC) new climate-friendly program, the Sustainable Farms and Fields (SFF) program, is open for applica... more »

EPA extends comment period on cancelation of pentachloronitribenzene

The EPA granted a 45-day extension to the comment period on a Proposed Final Decision for pentachloronitrobenzene (PCNB), the active ingredient in AMV... more »

After USDA Risk Assessment, NPC urges increased protections to prevent PEI potato wart spread

On Thursday, Nov. 10, the National Potato Council (NPC) and a dozen state potato associations issued a letter to USDA Undersecretary of Marketing and ... more »

NPC responds to latest PEI potato wart find

On Nov. 2, Canadian media reported on another potato wart find on Prince Edward Island (PEI), Canada. This latest find reinforces USDA’s conclusi... more »

Michigan Dept. of Agriculture gets bacterial ring rot testing approval for seed potato export to Canada

In October 2022, the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development’s (MDARD) Plant Pathology Laboratory became one of nine laboratories n... more »

Survey: Help WSU Potato Research Group with fertilizer and irrigation recommendations

Washington State University's (WSU) Potato Research Group is conducting a survey of Columbia Basin fertilizer and irrigation recommendations. Your ... more »


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