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Potato council supports Growing Climate Solutions Act

On Earth Day (April 22), U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry passed the Growing Climate Solutions Act, which is designed to ... more »

Potato groups urge for re-registration of chlorpyrifos

The National Potato Council and numerous potato-focused, state-level organizations joined dozens of other agricultural organizations as the Chlorpyrif... more »

APHIS adds, releases fields in Idaho pale cyst nematode regulation area

On Jan. 28, 2021, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) added 444 acres to the pale cyst nematode (PCN)-regulated area in Bingham Cou... more »

Agriculture production costs on the rise

Costs for agricultural inputs and crop protection agents are on the rise, reports North American Potato Market News (NAPMN). In the March 17 editio... more »

Vive issues chemigation recommendation for recently approved nematicide

Potato growers have a new tool to battle nematodes in-season with Averland FC. Averland FC (abamectin + Allosperse) was registered by the U.S. Envi... more »

Miller Research to hold series of virtual potato disease, pest management webinars

Idaho-based Miller Research is planning a series of one-hour virtual webinars in February to address various topics on potato disease and pest managem... more »

Colorado Potato Beetle SPUDMAN

Advancements made in knowing how Colorado potato beetle develops pesticide resistance

The Colorado potato beetle is a notorious pest — and a kind of unstoppable genius. The modern pesticide era began in the 1860s when Midwest farme... more »

Syngenta announces new insecticide active ingredient

In North America, Syngenta has entered into an agreement with Gowan Company, a family-owned agricultural solutions business headquartered in Yuma, A... more »

The future of pale cyst nematode control

Potato cultivation in Idaho had its start, on a very small scale, in 1836. Farmers soon discovered that the state’s climate and soil yielded harvest... more »

Telone fumigant to be distributed by Teleos Ag starting in ’21

TriCal Soil Solutions, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, Teleos Ag Solutions, a newly formed global agricultural chemical sales, service, and dist... more »


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