Production

Study finds competition massively outspending U.S. on export promotion

A study conducted by Informa Economics and funded by the National Potato Council, released Feb.9, showed several foreign governments outspending the U... more »

Inside Dewulf’s 2-Row Bunker Harvester

Guido Mangnus, global marketing director at Dewulf, shares key features of the Dewulf Torro, a 2-row trailed potato harvester with bunker.... watch »

Inside the Ventor 4150 from Grimme/Spudnik

Dirk-Jan Stapel, product manager at Grimme, shares how the story behind the self-propelled harvester Ventor 4150 and its key features.... watch »

Valmont buys majority stake in Torrent Engineering and Equipment

Valmont Industries recently has acquired a majority interest in Indiana-based Torrent Engineering and Equipment. Torrent founders Joe Cousins and Mark... more »

Taiwan changes rules for table stock and chipping potato imports

Taiwan authorities amended their quarantine documentation requirements for imports of fresh potatoes, both table stock and chipping potatoes. The Wash... more »

HELM launches grass and broadleaf herbicides for potatoes

HELM Agro has launched new crop protection products in the first quarter of 2018. HELMET and HELMET SPC herbicides are HELM’s new metolachlor off... more »

USDA releases outline of goals for new Farm Bill

The Department of Agriculture (USDA) released their principles of a new 2018 Farm Bill. "They are our way of letting Congress know what we've hear... more »

Moves might relieve burden under WOTUS and Clean Water Act

A decision by the U.S. Supreme Court and a proposed piece of the new Farm Bill may help remove regulatory burdens against farmers. The U.S. Supreme... more »

Tips for potato fertilization on irrigated soils

Optimum potato growth and profitable production depend on various management factors, including a sufficient supply of nutrients. When the supply of n... more »

Ag labor issues, E-Verify, crop up in immigration reform proposals

On Jan. 25, the White House released a set of immigration reform principles that are intended to push Congress to act on the immigration issue. Inclu... more »


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