Production

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 »

Exports of US potato products valued at $1.8 billion

The National Potato Council (NPC) details exports of U.S. potato products in a new National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers. NPC co... more »

Pigweed prone to herbicide resistance confirmed in North Dakota

Palmer amaranth has been confirmed in four more North Dakota counties, reports North Dakota State University (NDSU). The very aggressive, hard-to-cont... more »

H-2A guestworker program triples in last decade

The Department of Labor has released its latest statistics for the H-2A Agricultural Guestworker Program. They confirm that in the last ten years, the... more »

H-2A revisions outlined by DOL in 60-day notice

The Department of Labor plans to revise application forms, instructions, and other information collected under the H-2A temporary agricultural visa p... more »

NPC identifies potato export challenges

The National Potato Council (NPC) filed public comments that identified trade impediments impacting the potato industry in export markets around the w... more »


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