Production

University of Wisconsin-Extension conducting series of Soil, Water & Nutrient Management meetings

The University of Wisconsin-Extension in conjunction with UW-Madison Department of Soil Science will conduct eight Soil, Water and Nutrient Ma... more »

Maine potato growers get boost from Specialty Crop Block Grant Program

The federal government is investing more than a half million dollars in Maine to help boost production of crops including state staples like potatoes ... more »

Secretary of Agriculture expresses optimism on passage of farm bill

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue was in New Jersey on Tuesday, when he toured several farms to hear about concerns and issues growers there ... more »

Insecticide resistance in Colorado potato beetles

Colorado potato beetles overwinter in the soil as adults, often aggregating in woody areas adjacent to the fields in which they have spent the previou... more »

Potato production in Minnesota, North Dakota expected to see small drop

Potato production in the upper Midwest looks to be down somewhat in 2018. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics S... more »

Colorado potato beetle genome gives insight into major agricultural pest

The Colorado potato beetle is notorious for its role in starting the pesticide industry — and for its ability to resist the insecticides developed t... more »

What emerging potato insect pests should be on our radar and why?

{Sponsored} Increasingly, potato growers are noticing foliage damage that appears to be from lygus bugs, also known as plant bugs. Lygus bugs are ... more »

Washington potato crop estimated at 106 million hundredweight

Washington’s 2018 potato crop is expected to yield larger numbers than a year ago, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Northwest Regional Field O... more »

Oregon potato crop could see 33 percent increase

The Oregon potato crop projects to see a significant boon in 2018. According to estimates released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Northwest ... more »


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