Production

USDA to assist farmers impacted by retaliation tariffs

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will take several actions to assist farmers in response to trade damage from retaliation. President Trump ... more »

New tariffs cause Congress and industry to react

Recently, the Trump administration announced that they were preparing an additional $200 billion in tariffs against China in what’s described by m... more »

North Dakota farmers urged to give feedback on Dicamba damage

The North Dakota Department of Agriculture (NDDA) is gathering information on plant damage that may have been caused by the in-crop use of the herbici... more »

Preventing and Managing Devastating Potato Late Blight Outbreaks

{Sponsored} Late blight can rapidly become severe; farmers can see it go from a few lesions to complete defoliation in just a few days. When vines are... more »

Responsible labor focus for PMA, United Fresh

The Produce Marketing Association (PMA) and United Fresh Produce Association have launched the "Ethical Charter on Responsible Labor Practices," a fra... more »

Tiger-Sul adds veteran marketing manager David Hans

Global agriculture firm Tiger-Sul Products has added veteran marketer Dave Hans to its team. Hans is a familiar face to the Tiger-Sul team. He prev... more »

Washington state inspectors look at H-2A

The Washington Potato Commission (WPC) is informing growers that, whether inspections are authorized under statute or stemming from interpretations of... more »

Torac now allowed in eastern US

Torac insecticide from Nichino America has been granted a label expansion by the EPA allowing use in potatoes in states east of the Mississippi River.... more »

PAA: Potato prices as affected by the yearly potato quantity produced 

Potato prices received by growers are largely determined by the quantity of potatoes produced each year. Potato growers make individual decisions on t... more »

Potato exports rally in April

U.S. exports of frozen potato products increased 8 percent in volume and 9 percent in value in April 2018 compared to April 2017, according to numbe... more »


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