Production

FMC to partner with Novozymes on enzyme-based biological crop protection technology

FMC Corporation has entered into a strategic collaboration with Novozymes, a leader in biological solutions, to research, co-develop and commercialize... more »

Pest of the Month: Rhizoctonia

{Sponsored} As far as pest and pestilence go, rhizoctonia is one of the few that appears in every potato growing region on a consistent basis. Besides... more »

Miller Research to hold series of virtual potato disease, pest management webinars

Idaho-based Miller Research is planning a series of one-hour virtual webinars in February to address various topics on potato disease and pest managem... more »

Washington State University to host free no-till symposium

The Washington State University Extension and Oregon Tilth will hold a Zoom virtual symposium on no-till agriculture Feb. 24-25, 2021. Extension in... more »

BASF’s Cevya fungicide gets EPA approval for potatoes, other crops

Cevya fungicide recently received EPA registration on additional crop groups including berries, cucurbits and bulb, fruiting and root vegetables. Cevy... more »

Potato Field

Potatoes & Sustainability: What people want to know

Sustainability is a major concern among consumers. Farmers and other food producers are aware of that, but often are unsure how to address it. The ... more »

Soil conditioner created by packaging maker from paper waste

Farmers and agriculture markets stand to get tons of soil additives converted from wood waste once headed to landfills, thanks to a partnership betwee... more »

HarvestMaster releases new potato yield monitor

HarvestMaster recently introduced its new Casma Potato Yield Monitor, which provides a visual map of crop performance in real time. Casma, which is... more »

National Farmers Union pleased with climate, immigration moves by Biden administration

In his first hours as president on Jan. 20, Joe Biden issued a flurry of executive orders and policy proposals covering a wide range of issues. Of ... more »

Western ag groups urge new administration, congress to address water infrastructure

A national coalition of over 200 agricultural organizations and urban and rural water districts is urging President-elect Joe Biden and congressional ... more »


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