Production

Colorado chemigation permit deadline approaching

The Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) reminds growers using a closed irrigation system to apply agricultural chemicals, including fertilizer, t... more »

HFC, Inc. receives environmental stewardship award

The National Potato Council (NPC) has awarded Leon and Lance Hapka of HFC, Inc., from Halma, Minnesota, the 2017 Environmental Stewardship Award. E... more »

APHIS takes area in New York out of golden nematode regulated area

The USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is removing 193,782 acres from the golden nematode (GN) regulated area in Cayuga, Sen... more »

WPVGA grower education conference available online

The Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association (WPVGA) has posted the 2018 (and 2017) proceedings of the annual University of Wisconsin Exten... more »

Study finds competition massively outspending U.S. on export promotion

A study conducted by Informa Economics and funded by the National Potato Council, released Feb.9, showed several foreign governments outspending the U... more »

Inside Dewulf’s 2-Row Bunker Harvester

Guido Mangnus, global marketing director at Dewulf, shares key features of the Dewulf Torro, a 2-row trailed potato harvester with bunker.... watch »

Inside the Ventor 4150 from Grimme/Spudnik

Dirk-Jan Stapel, product manager at Grimme, shares how the story behind the self-propelled harvester Ventor 4150 and its key features.... watch »

Valmont buys majority stake in Torrent Engineering and Equipment

Valmont Industries recently has acquired a majority interest in Indiana-based Torrent Engineering and Equipment. Torrent founders Joe Cousins and Mark... more »

Taiwan changes rules for table stock and chipping potato imports

Taiwan authorities amended their quarantine documentation requirements for imports of fresh potatoes, both table stock and chipping potatoes. The Wash... more »

HELM launches grass and broadleaf herbicides for potatoes

HELM Agro has launched new crop protection products in the first quarter of 2018. HELMET and HELMET SPC herbicides are HELM’s new metolachlor off... more »


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