Production

Nitrogen for potatoes: 4 facts you need to know

The proper use of nitrogen will make the difference between an average and a top-performing potato crop. Here are some important facts, plus tips from... more »

AVR to launch Spirit 5200 potato harvester

AVR will launch its new AVR Spirit 5200, which the company says has been designed to be simple and efficient, in November. The Spirit 5200 comes wi... more »

Exports of U.S. Potatoes and Products Up for July 2017

Exports of frozen, dehydrated and fresh potatoes in July 2017 all showed gains compared to July 2016, according to Potatoes USA. The volume of froz... more »

Censky, McKinney confirmed for key USDA posts

The U.S. Senate has confirmed Steve Censky, nominated by President Donald Trump as deputy secretary, and Ted McKinney, selected by the president to be... more »

Harvest well underway in Upper Snake

Idaho Potato farmers may make bank this year as potatoes are selling at $8.65 per hundredweight. That’s up significantly from previous years, sai... more »

Congressman unveils new Agricultural Guestworker Act

Congressman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, has unveiled a bill to create a new agricultural guest-worker program fo... more »

Reinke introduces remote management tool

Reinke has introduced the RC10, a remote monitoring device designed to provide advanced control options for improved irrigation management and better ... more »

GPS guidance upgrade available for Zimmatic 9500L

Lindsay has introduced a new GPS Guidance option for the Zimmatic 9500L in order to give growers precise and maintenance-free lateral tracking. “... more »

Late start leads to a strong finish for 2017 growing season

{Sponsored} By the time you read this, potato harvest across the U.S. will be nearing its end. In the coming weeks, we will hear about industry succes... more »

Tong releases reversing sensors for Caretaker mobile grader

Tong's Caretaker mobile grader is now available with a new option of trailer reversing sensors, making  it easier to load the grader's hopper. Des... more »


75 Applewood Dr. Ste. A
P.O. Box 128
Sparta, MI 49345
616.887.9008
Interested in reading the print edition of Spudman? Preview our digital edition »

Get one year of Spudman in both print and digital editions for FREE.

Subscribe Today »

website development by deyo designs