Production

UK researchers make progress with late blight resistance 

Researchers at the Sainsbury Laboratory in the UK have completed fields trials on a genetically modified breed of potato that incorporates late blight... more »

First positive tests for zebra chip pathogen in Western Canada

Authorities are advising against panic as monitoring in southern Alberta potato fields has, for the first time ever, identified the zebra chip pathoge... more »

U.S. potato exports continue growth

U.S. potato exports continue their upward trend. After posting year-over-year gains for July, exports for August 2017 also showed positive growth comp... more »

Wet weather in some areas as Midwest harvest wraps up

As the harvest season wraps up across the Midwest, producers are reporting solid yields and good tuber quality. Though the harvest is almost over, som... more »

Rockey Farms recognized for pollinator management practices

The North American Pollinator Protection Campaign has named Brendon Rockey of Rockey Farms as the recipient of this year's NAPPC-NACD U.S. Farmer-Ranc... more »

NDSU to host succession planning workshops

North Dakota State University Extension will offer Design Your Succession Plan (DYSP) workshops at a variety of locations throughout the state in the ... more »

USDA hosting ag business training workshops in Maine

The Northern Maine Development Commission and USDA Farm Service Agency will host a business training workshop in Island Falls, Maine, for agricultural... more »

Potatoes USA reports success on first shipment to Myanmar

The first shipment of U.S. chipping potatoes arrived in Myanmar in September and it could lead to future trade according to Potatoes USA, which worked... more »

Researchers develop method to match crop nitrogen requirements

Researchers from Aarhus University in Aarhus, Denmark have developed a method to match crop nitrogen requirements more precisely than ever before. Th... more »

Dutch growers test drones for nitrogen applications

The ‘Toward precision agriculture 2.0’ research program at Wageningen University & Research in the Netherlands has included a group of potato... more »


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