Production

Solinftec, Growmark to expand collaboration on developing agtech robot

Solinftec will expand upon its partnership with Growmark on a collaborative project focused on a new cutting-edge agtech robotic device. With more ... more »

Farm labor reform stays atop National Potato Council’s list of concerns

This is a recap from the National Potato Council’s (NPC) 2022 annual meeting, which took place March 1 in Washington, D.C. Legislative Affairs Comm... more »

USDA to incentivize more fertilizer options through new grant program

The USDA is adding a $250-million grant program to incentivize more fertilizer options for U.S. food producers. The announcement from the USDA came... more »

NPC: Setting policy agenda for potato growers for 2022

During this year’s Washington Summit (Feb. 18-March 2), potato growers from across the country joined the National Potato Council (NPC) in D.C. duri... more »

Wrapping seed potatoes in banana paper stymies PCN, improves yields

Wrapping potato seeds in biodegradable paper made from unusable parts of banana plants reduces the infestation and harmful effects of a nasty plant pa... more »

Improving quality of Idaho potatoes in the retail sector

When retail grocers complain about defects in fresh potatoes, it’s something you pay attention to when your state happens to be famous worldwide for... more »

COVID-19 tech provides lessons for seed potato certification improvements

(EDITOR'S NOTE: This is Part II of a two-part series on the National Potato Council's Vision 2026 program to rethink and improve the U.S. seed potato ... more »

Cover crops and potatoes: How effective are they?

There is nothing new about regenerative agriculture; in fact, it’s as old as farming itself. In recent years, however, it has been pushed into the s... more »

Organic potato stocks starting to run low

Stocks of organic potatoes are starting to dwindle, according to distributors in Colorado and Wisconsin. In an article by the Organic Produce Netwo... more »

John Deere updates Series 8, 9 tractors

John Deere has made updates to its 8 and 9 Series Tractors for model year 2023 by adding new technology and power. For the largest models of 8 Ser... more »


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