Diseases

Soil health symposium coming from Washington State University

Registration is open for Washington State University’s upcoming “Building Soils for Better Potato Crops” symposium. The two-day event is sche... more »

Idaho Association of Plant Protection’s annual meeting set for early November

The Idaho Association of Plant Protection will hold its annual meeting Nov. 7-8, 2018, in Twin Falls. It will touch on numerous insects and bacteri... more »

Washington state secures funding for potato research, including on potato psyllid

The USDA, through their Specialty Crop Block Grants program, awarded over $600,000 to support three potato research projects to Washington state resea... more »

Late blight confirmed in Michigan’s Monroe County

Potato late blight has been reported in Michigan’s Monroe County. Late blight was confirmed by Michigan State University Diagnostic Services, and... more »

BASF completes acquisition of Bayer businesses, assets

BASF has closed the acquisition of a range of businesses and assets from Bayer. The transaction is a strategic complement to BASF’s crop protection... more »

Preventing and Managing Devastating Potato Late Blight Outbreaks

{Sponsored} Late blight can rapidly become severe; farmers can see it go from a few lesions to complete defoliation in just a few days. When vines are... more »

Late blight look-alike spotted in southern US

Jean Ristaino, a professor at North Carolina State University with emphasis in research on Phytophthora infestans, provided University of Wisconsin-Ma... more »

BioSafe Systems introduces new biological fungicide

BioSafe Systems has released PVent Biological Fungicide through a partnership between BioSafe and Lallemand Plant Care. Due to its active ingredien... more »

Blight hotlines to provide help for potato growers

Syngenta and prominent potato disease researchers from universities across the country will continue their partnerships on potato blight hotlines for ... more »

Reducing the Consistency of White Mold in Potatoes

{Sponsored} In areas where white mold is a problem, potato farmers can count on it showing up year after year. Disease pressure tends to be consistent... more »


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