Diseases

UW-Madison pathologist Gevens zeroed in on both early and late blight

In the Dairy State, it’s easy for a humble vegetable like the potato to get lost amid all the talk of milk and cheese. Consequently, it’s a little... more »

Identifying and managing potato pink eye

Pink eye of potato is a physiological disorder of tubers that often results in pinkish colored skin tissue, usually from the middle to bud end of tube... more »

Potato late blight confirmed in Michigan

Michigan State University's Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences has confirmed potato late blight in Clinton County, Michigan. The samp... more »

North Dakota State to receive $457K in grants for potato projects

The North Dakota Department of Agriculture has awarded $457,254 in grants to improve potato production in the state as part of a $2.7 million specialt... more »

Samples due to Maine Potato Disease Testing Lab by Oct. 18

Growers wanting voluntary post-harvest testing by the Main Potato Disease Testing Lab for Blackleg or Bacterial Ring Rot are urged to submit all sampl... more »

NPC scholarship goes to Wisconsin student studying silver scurf disease

The National Potato Council has named University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate student Sofia Giron the winner of its annual $10,000 scholarship. Giron... more »

Agricultural Solutions launches line of natural fertilizers, bioenhancer

Agricultural Solutions, a subsidiary of Intergro, has launched a new portfolio of products. Registrations are being obtained in the U.S. for patent-pe... more »

Late blight confirmed in Minidoka County, Idaho

Late blight was confirmed in southwestern Minidoka County, Idaho, on Aug. 19. It was reported by the Rupert-based Miller Research. Late blight can ... more »

Late blight found in northwest Pennsylvania

Late blight was detected in Erie County, Pennsylvania, on July 17. Erie County is in northwestern Pennsylvania, with borders of Ohio to the west, New ... more »

Miller Research hosting potato pest management field day Aug. 15

Miller Research's annual potato pest management field day is Thursday, Aug. 15 at the Miller Research facility at 426 E. 200 N, Rupert, ID 83350. This... more »


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