Production

Columbia-Snake River litigation has more than 90,000 acres in balance

Ongoing litigation over management of the Columbia-Snake River stands to affect a wide swathe of fruitful land in the West — more than 90,000 acres,... more »

Total US potato stocks at 204.3 million hundredweight as of Feb. 1

Total potato stocks in the U.S. were at 204.3 million cwt, in comparison to 212.8 million cwt at the same time last year, according to the USDA's Nati... more »

USDA backs automation in specialty crop growing, processing industries

At $64.7 billion, specialty crops comprised one-third of U.S. crop receipts and one-sixth of receipts for all agricultural products in 2017. Many s... more »

Column: Moving agriculture transportation into 21st century

As we move through the first quarter of 2020, NPC and our Potato D.C. Fly-In (Feb. 24-27) attendees are taking our priority issues up to Capitol Hill ... more »

Lindsay releases poly pipe to help with irrigation in corrosive water environments

Lindsay Corporation has announced the global release of its new Zimmatic poly pipe for its center pivot irrigation systems designed for growers who ir... more »

John Deere outlines new 4M Heavy Duty tractor

John Deere announced the launch of the new John Deere 4M Heavy Duty Tractor. Designed with commercial customers and large property owners in mind, t... more »

USDA to invest $56 million in agriculture water initiatives

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will invest $56 million this year to help agricultural producers improve water quality in more than 300 high... more »

Dutch potato growers criticized for overusing fungicides by agronomist

Scottish agronomist Denis Buckley says the dwindling arsenal of fungicides available to European potato growers has them using the ones that are avail... more »

Fungicide OxiDate 5.0 approved for use in California

BioSafe Systems has announced that OxiDate 5.0, a bactericide/fungicide, has been approved in California. With this approval, BioSafe Systems can now ... more »

Senninger Irriation Sennodebt controller

Senninger Irrigation’s new battery-operated controller available in February

Senninger Irrigation's new battery-operated SENNODE-BT controlled has wireless Bluetooth technology that allows it to be managed from a smartphone. ... more »


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