Production

FAO reviews 1,4-DMN for CODEX MRL approval

A naturally-occurring bio-control, 1,4-dimethylnaphthalene (1,4-DMN), that enhances dormancy, controls spouting and encourages field-fresh quality in ... more »

Potato wart not detected in 2022 national survey

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has completed its 2022 national survey for potato wart and confirms that potato wart was not detected in th... more »

The quest for a definition

Each year, farmers hear about new and exciting published research on plant biostimulants, but there seems to be a disconnect when looking at product l... more »

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McCain Foods invests $600 million to double the size of Alberta facility

McCain Foods is making a substantial investment in the size of its facility and output in Coaldale, Alberta. The $600 million CAD investment will doub... more »

BRANDT highlights new nutrient and enzyme-based seed solutions

BRANDT is highlighting new nutrient and enzyme-based seed solutions for the 2023 growing season: BRANDT EnzUp Grain ST, BRANDT SeedZone Zn and BRANDT ... more »

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New grant program increases American-made fertilizer production

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the Department received $3 billion in applications from more than 350 indep... more »

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SpudWeek 2023 content available on-demand

SpudWeek 2023 recordings are now available on-demand. Hear from fellow potato-industry members as they discuss the biggest issues facing growers today... more »

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USDA addresses labor shortages and H-2A issues

Growers are adapting labor-saving technology and modifying their cultivation practices, including lessening and delaying pruning and weeding, to comba... more »

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A Yuma County coalition shares the importance of agricultural water in Colorado River Basin

A prolonged drought in the west is making the fate of the Colorado River less certain. As a result, Yuma County Agriculture Water Coalition and Yuma F... more »

Alternative weed management with projectile abrasives

Andrew McKenzie-Gopsill can't help but admit that he had a blast conducting the latest trial of his experimental alternative pest management device: a... more »


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