Production

Protecting the Soil: Cover crops key to keeping one small farm alive

Rob Giesbrecht believes a key to keeping his small potato farm in business has been his willingness to try new management practices for the sake of re... more »

So far, new Chinese tariffs leave out potatoes

On Thursday, March 22, President Trump announced $60 billion worth of tariffs on Chinese imports to the U.S. Overall, the proposed list of tariffs am... more »

Washington Potato Commission searching for ‘early adopters’ of alternative farming

The Washington State Potato Commission (WSPC) is looking for growers who are embracing alternative methods. “How can we enhance pest control and... more »

Vive Crop Protection adds technical sales associate

David Pratt, formerly of Michigan Sugar Co. and Michigan State University recently joined Vive Crop Protection as a technical sales associate. David ... more »

Dewulf opens new logistics center

Potato and root crop equipment manufacturer Dewulf has opened its new logistics center at its headquarters in Roeselare, Belgium. The construction of ... more »

Lindsay FieldNET now connects with John Deere Operations Center

Lindsay Corporation has partnered with John Deere to provide growers with more irrigation data. Its pivot telemetry tool, FieldNET will now connect wi... more »

Compass Minerals open new research facility in Kansas

Compass Minerals Plant Nutrition has expanded its research and development (R&D) capabilities with the opening of a new North American Innovation ... more »

Idaho crop up nearly a quarter from last year, sets record

The 2017 Idaho potato crop has set a new record. According to the USDA, the preliminary estimated value for the crop is $1.2 billion, a 22.7 percent l... more »

UPI launches herbicide resistance management tool

UPI, has launched TRIPZIN ZC herbicide in the U.S. The new herbicide is a unique, patented pre-mix that combines two active ingredients, metribuzin an... more »

New agreement aims to make worker protection standard easier

The Pesticide Educational Resources Collaborative (PERC) recently unveiled its new Worker Protection Standard (WPS) Compliance Assistance Library to h... more »


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