Production

‘Waters of the United States’ act repealed by EPA, US Army

At an event in Washington, D.C., U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler and Department of the Army Assistant Secretar... more »

Sustainable agricultural practices promoted in new USDA program

U.S. Department of Agriculture Deputy Under Secretary Scott Hutchins announced Sept. 12 that the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) h... more »

USDA’s final 2018 potato crop total 4.2 million cwt below estimate

Final USDA National Agriculture Statistics Service (NASS) totals state the 2018 U.S. potato crop at 450.02 million cwt, down about 901,000 cwt from th... more »

Agricultural Solutions launches line of natural fertilizers, bioenhancer

Agricultural Solutions, a subsidiary of Intergro, has launched a new portfolio of products. Registrations are being obtained in the U.S. for patent-pe... more »

IAS automates diesel pump, generator for center-pivot systems

Irrigation Automation Systems, a leader in remote monitoring and control via the internet of agricultural process control, has introduced automation f... more »

EPA’s biostimulant regulations remain in flux

The EPA’s consideration of a regulation touching on biostimulants is drawing substantial interest from the industry. The agency collected comment... more »

TOMRA introducing new 3A potato sorter

TOMRA Food has introduced the TOMRA 3A sensor-based sorting machine for freshly harvested root crops, offering potato growers increased sorting capabi... more »

Valley Irrigation over the air

Valley Irrigation adds automatic wireless update capability

Valley Irrigation has announced another industry first: the ability to push updates “over the air” to its ICON control panels. This ag tech adva... more »

Rise in H-2A worker usage is slowing

Despite a challenging growing year, farmers and ranchers continue to demand H-2A workers in record numbers — although growth in program usage has sl... more »

AzaPro pesticide receives organic approval from OMRI

A new product from Sym-Agro, AzaPro, is marketed as providing control of more than 300 different insects, mites and nematodes without leaving visible... more »


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