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The quest for an aquifer alternative

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation was created in 1902 to aid agricultural development of arid Western states. A perfect candidate was Central Washington�... more »

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Digging up answers to disease uptick

A familiar potato disease drew recent attention in Pennsylvania with the discovery of previously unidentified pathogens. Researchers at Penn State ... more »

Technology provides new weapons in battling blight

Late blight, a potentially devastating disease caused by the fungal-like oomycete pathogen Phytophtora infestans, can strike potato foliage and tubers... more »

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Maine State Potato Seed Report 2023

The 2023 growing season was very challenging for many growers as large rain events during the growing season likely impacted the crop. Seed acreage wa... more »

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Wisconsin State Potato Seed Report 2023

Wisconsin seed potato growers entered 9,747.8 acres for certification during the 2023 growing season. Acreage was up 403.3 acres from 2022, and the la... more »

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Oregon State Potato Seed Report 2023

In 2023, Oregon Seed Certification Service (OSCS) certified 3,277 acres of seed potatoes, 197 acres more than 2022. There were no lots rejected this ... more »

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Washington State Potato Seed Report 2023

A total of 3,320 acres of seed potatoes entered certification during the 2023 growing season. This is a 416-acre decrease from last year. Top varie... more »

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Montana State Potato Seed Report 2023

Montana’s 2023 seed potato harvest was completed mid-October with near-perfect harvest conditions. Most seed potato growing areas experienced wetter... more »

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Minnesota State Potato Seed Report 2023

Certified seed potato growers in Minnesota applied to certify 6,826.91 acres for the 2023 crop year, a decrease from 8,846.23 acres in the 2022 crop y... more »

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Nebraska State Potato Seed Report 2023

Acres entered for seed certification in Nebraska for the 2023 crop totaled 8,026.44. This was a 5.6% increase over the 2022 crop (7,577.63 acres). ... more »


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