Production

Snow may have saved Red River Valley crop

The Red River Valley received 6" to 17" of snow on Oct. 10 followed by temperatures that dipped to as low as 9 degrees in Grand Forks the following mo... more »

Big Idaho Potato Harvest Meeting set for Nov. 14

The 2018 Big Idaho Potato Harvest Meeting, which features some of the most influential people in the industry, is right around the corner. The even... more »

NPC recommends hours-of-service flexibility for truck drivers

The National Potato Council has recommended changes to the Hours-of-Service regulations for truck drivers that would provide flexibility for agricultu... more »

Dewulf debuting RA3060 ‘Essential’ in lieu of 30th anniversary

Dewulf, full-liner in agricultural machines for the cultivation of potatoes and root crops, launches the RA3060 Essential, a standard configuration of... more »

Tong launches next generation Fieldloader PRO

Tong Engineering has launched its next generation Fieldloader machine, the Fieldloader PRO. Based on the same principles as Tong’s Fieldloader, w... more »

Idaho Association of Plant Protection’s annual meeting set for early November

The Idaho Association of Plant Protection will hold its annual meeting Nov. 7-8, 2018, in Twin Falls. It will touch on numerous insects and bacteri... more »

Varnimo-IF biopesticide now OMRI listed for certified organic food production

Varnimo-IF, a microbial in-furrow biopesticide against nematodes that also promotes plant growth, achieved the Organic Material Research Institute (OM... more »

Huma Gro app now available for iPhones

The Huma Gro app for iOS smartphones has been released and is available for free at the Apple App Store. It provides a foliar application calculator ... more »

Washington state secures funding for potato research, including on potato psyllid

The USDA, through their Specialty Crop Block Grants program, awarded over $600,000 to support three potato research projects to Washington state resea... more »

Crop has North Dakota growers optimistic

With a half dozen or so Red River Valley fresh shippers up and running, the Northern Plains Potato Growers Association said its early reports show a f... more »


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