Production

USDA releases outline of goals for new Farm Bill

The Department of Agriculture (USDA) released their principles of a new 2018 Farm Bill. "They are our way of letting Congress know what we've hear... more »

Moves might relieve burden under WOTUS and Clean Water Act

A decision by the U.S. Supreme Court and a proposed piece of the new Farm Bill may help remove regulatory burdens against farmers. The U.S. Supreme... more »

Tips for potato fertilization on irrigated soils

Optimum potato growth and profitable production depend on various management factors, including a sufficient supply of nutrients. When the supply of n... more »

Ag labor issues, E-Verify, crop up in immigration reform proposals

On Jan. 25, the White House released a set of immigration reform principles that are intended to push Congress to act on the immigration issue. Inclu... more »

Potato Plants in Field

Start crop protection planning now to combat early season disease

{Sponsored} Potato growers faced slightly less disease pressure in 2017, but they must keep their guard up and have a crop protection plan in place fo... more »

Las Vegas to host Commercial UAV Expo in October

Following the acquisition of Drone World Expo, the fourth Annual Commercial UAV Expo, a trade show and conference for the commercial drone market, wi... more »

2018 potato pest management meeting to be held in Rupert

Miller Research will hold its annual potato pest management seminar Tuesday, Jan. 30 at the Minidoka County Extension Office (drill hall) at the Minid... more »

National potato stocks down, but not across the board  

  Nationally, potato stocks are down 13 percent from Dec. 1, 2016. However, in an email, Ted Kreis with the Northern Plains Potato Growers As... more »

EPA reconsiders Worker Protection Standard provisions

In mid-December, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it will reconsider certain provisions of the Worker Protection Standard (WPS). ... more »

Washington state adopts pesticide safety rules in new year

New rules for using pesticides, modeled after federal worker protection standards, will take effect in Washington on Jan. 13. Washing State Department... more »


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