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Drought Resilience Interagency Working Group releases summary report, marking one year since interagency coordination

The Biden-Harris Administration released June 1 the Drought Resilience Interagency Working Group’s (IWG) Summary Report outlining the actions taken ... more »

IPM supplies eligible for reimbursement in new WSPC policy

The Washington State Potato Commission has long supported integrated pest management (IPM). One of the foundations of IPM is monitoring pest pop... more »

NPC to USDA: Keep potatoes a vegetable in the next DGA

In response to efforts by anti-potato activists to limit the availability of potatoes in federal feeding programs and diminish their valuable cont... more »

Data shows surge in demand for H-2A temporary ag workers

Recently released data from the U.S. Department of Labor reflects surging demand for temporary agricultural employees under the H-2A program. DOL d... more »

USDA extends deadline for public to comment on competition challenges in seed, fertilizer, other inputs and retail markets

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announces a 30-day extension to the public comment period to identify the impacts of concentration and compe... more »

Research studies herbicide damage to potatoes caused by heavy rainfall

Farmers throughout southern and eastern Idaho were befuddled by the bizarre symptoms of crop damage that surfaced in their potato fields following a b... more »

President Biden announces actions to address farmers’ costs and food insecurity

President Biden, along with USDA Secretary Vilsak, visited a farm in Kankakee, Illinois, May 11 to announce actions to be taken in support of the nati... more »

EWRS-PIVOT series tires in a field

Evolution Wheel announces EWRS-PIVOT series irrigation tire

Evolution Wheel has introduced its newest domestically manufactured tire, the EWRS-PIVOT Series irrigation tire for center pivot irrigation systems. ... more »

NPC requests extension on overreaching new SEC climate rule

The National Potato Council joined more than 100 agricultural organizations on a letter requesting a 180-day extension to the comment period for the S... more »

USDA-NRCS releases May Idaho water report

USDA Natural Resources and Conservation Services (NRCS) released the Water Supply Outlook Report for May. Even with April rains and an addition to s... more »


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