Production

Oregon potato crop could see 33 percent increase

The Oregon potato crop projects to see a significant boon in 2018. According to estimates released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Northwest ... more »

Projection for Idaho potato crop yield-per-acre would be best of all-time

If projections are correct, potato acreage in Idaho will prove to be more efficient in 2018 than ever before. The U.S. Department of Agriculture No... more »

Long potato numbers up in Idaho, down slightly in Oregon, Washington

A recent survey shows numbers of long potatoes weighing at least 10 ounces are up in Idaho, but down slightly in Oregon and Washington. The numbers... more »

Michigan potato crop expected to see small uptick

Michigan’s 2018 potato crop is projected to see a small uptick, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Great Lakes Regional Office. The ... more »

Wisconsin potato crop facing 12 percent decline after wet year

It’s been a wet year for many parts of the eastern United States, where numerous regions are approaching record precipitation numbers. One state ... more »

Fertilizer use, water quality targeted in California grants

The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s (CDFA) Fertilizer Research and Education Program (FREP) has awarded over $1.1 million in grant f... more »

French grower finding success with seaweed-based fertilizer

Seaweed is proving to be an alternative fertilizing aid for farmers, including some potato growers. Farmers Guardian, a UK-based agriculture-focuse... more »

Reinke’s new Advanced Plus puts irrigation control into touchscreen control panel

Reinke’s new RPM Advanced Plus is a main control panel that combines multiple controls with use of a touchscreen. Advanced Plus makes controlling... more »

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 »

Senninger welcomes new vice president of global sales

Senninger Irrigation has appointed Adam Skolnik as vice president of global sales. Skolnik is a former president of the Irrigation Association and ... more »


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