Diseases

2020 Challenges and next season’s outlook for potato growers

{Sponsored} As the 2020 growing season comes to a close, it’s important to consider how disease pressure will impact 2021. To better understand wha... more »

Certis USA adds two ag veterans to sales team

Certis USA has added Sherm Hollis and Tim Riley to its commercial sales team. Hollins and Riley bring decades of experience of dedication to the ne... more »

GROPRO approved for six products by organic institute

The importance of organic production in the U.S. continues to rise with total sales of organic products in 2019 hitting $55 billion. Currently, th... more »

University of Idaho project to target PVY, mop-top virus in seed potatoes

A University of Idaho-led team will tackle a pair of viruses that cause major losses to the potato industry. U of I researcher and potato virus exp... more »

Potato Field

Tips for late blight prevention and control

{Sponsored} Late blight can cause catastrophic damage to a field of potatoes in quick order. The intensive management required to keep it in check is ... more »

Certis USA unveils new website

Certis USA announced Sept. 2 the launch of the company’s new website as a vital online resource for the company’s broad portfolio of biologic... more »

AgBiome’s fungicide Howler now approved in 49 states

AgBiome’s Howler fungicide was recently approved by the state regulators in California and New York, according to a news release from the company.... more »

Valent U.S.A. opens Northern California facility

Valent U.S.A. has opened a new state-of-the-art facility in San Ramon, California, called the North American Innovation Center (NAIC), that physically... more »

Late blight found in southwestern New York

Late blight was confirmed Aug. 27 on a commercial farm in Chautauqua County, New York, on both tomatoes and potatoes. This is the first confirmed r... more »

Late blight confirmed in Washington, Wisconsin

Late summer means the threat of late blight for potato growers in the northern U.S. Thus far, late blight has been confirmed in central Wisconsin a... more »


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