Production

Tong launches next generation Fieldloader PRO

Tong Engineering has launched its next generation Fieldloader machine, the Fieldloader PRO. Based on the same principles as Tong’s Fieldloader, w... more »

Idaho Association of Plant Protection’s annual meeting set for early November

The Idaho Association of Plant Protection will hold its annual meeting Nov. 7-8, 2018, in Twin Falls. It will touch on numerous insects and bacteri... more »

Varnimo-IF biopesticide now OMRI listed for certified organic food production

Varnimo-IF, a microbial in-furrow biopesticide against nematodes that also promotes plant growth, achieved the Organic Material Research Institute (OM... more »

Huma Gro app now available for iPhones

The Huma Gro app for iOS smartphones has been released and is available for free at the Apple App Store. It provides a foliar application calculator ... more »

Washington state secures funding for potato research, including on potato psyllid

The USDA, through their Specialty Crop Block Grants program, awarded over $600,000 to support three potato research projects to Washington state resea... more »

Crop has North Dakota growers optimistic

With a half dozen or so Red River Valley fresh shippers up and running, the Northern Plains Potato Growers Association said its early reports show a f... more »

Volunteer potato management begins in the fall

Volunteer potatoes are potato plants that emerge from potato tubers that were left in the field in the previous growing season. Many potatoes are left... more »

NAFTA-type deal reached that includes Canada

Canada has agreed to join the United States and Mexico in a trade deal that will replace the North American Free Trade Agreement, U.S. and Canadian of... more »

Study: How plants harness microbes to get nutrients

A Rutgers-led team has discovered how plants harness microbes in soil to get nutrients, a process that could be exploited to boost crop growth, figh... more »

USDA commodity procurement program includes purchase of potatoes

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is taking action to assist farmers in response to what it called trade damage from unjustified retalia... more »


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