Production

Idaho awarded $1.7 million from USDA to fight pests, including pale cyst nematode

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is allocating $1.7 million to Idaho as part of its effort to strengthen the nation’s infrastructure for pe... more »

lektivar-agbiome-fungicide

Rhizoctonia-, late blight-fighting fungicide introduced by AgBiome

AgBiome Innovations, the commercial arm of AgBiome, introduced March 7, Lektivar 40SC, a novel fungicide (fluazinam) that provides superior control o... more »

Tips on keeping herbicides out of groundwater

As you begin to prepare your fields for this growing season, make the necessary steps to ensure herbicides stay out of surface and groundwater. The... more »

Pale cyst nematode: APHIS wants to allow public comment on field deregulation

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is proposing to allow public review and comment on the proto... more »

Free webinar on geographic constraints in potato breeding coming from World Potato Congress

The World Potato Congress is hosting a free webinar on challenges growing different breeds in the various regions around the globe. The webinar, ti... more »

Drones

Drones to have a place in agriculture, but hype machine has slowed

The premise that drones will change the landscape of agriculture has been around for several years now. As recently as 2016, the MIT Technology Review... more »

Bio Huma Netics gets OMRI listing for new line of organic fertilizers

Fertilgold Organics, a brand of organic fertilizer products from Bio Huma Netics Inc. (BHN) headquartered in Gilbert, Arizona, has achieved Organic Ma... more »

The Right Cover Crop Combinations

Grant Cardon, professor and Extension soils specialist, Utah State University, talks cover crop combinations during the Idaho Potato Conference in ... watch »

Drip-IRRIGATION-IN-PRACTICE

Drip, VRI, drones among advancements in irrigation

Water availability and water quality make up what is a two-headed monster facing growers around the world, particularly in the Pacific Northwest. I... more »

Valmont, Prospera enter agreement to advance ML technology in agriculture

Valmont Industries Inc., an Omaha, Nebraska-based irrigation firm and the parent company of Valley Irrigation, and Prospera Technologies Inc., an Isra... more »


75 Applewood Dr. Ste. A
P.O. Box 128
Sparta, MI 49345
616.887.9008
Spudwoman-May-June-Spudman
Get one year of Spudman in both print and digital editions for FREE. Preview our digital edition »

Interested in reading the print edition of Spudman?

Subscribe Today »


website development by deyo designs