Production

John Deere, Farm Dog mobile-to-sprayer solution moving forward

Farm Dog, John Deere, and ADAMA recently previewed their mobile-to-sprayer integrated solution to 750 agriculture professionals at the 2019 Develop wi... more »

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Making progress on pale cyst nematode infestation in Idaho

For the past decade, pale cyst nematode (PCN) has been an unwelcome topic for potato growers. While the destructive parasites aren’t eradicated i... more »

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Seed Acreage Report: Lamoka, Clearwater continue rising

Reported certified potato seed acreage in the United States fell by 6.7 percent in 2018, with several of the top cultivars seeing a corresponding dip ... more »

Levity technology keeps nitrogen in amine form to improve yields

Nitrogen is the most used and least understood of all agricultural nutritional inputs. Typically, only a third of applied nitrogen is taken up by crop... more »

APHIS announces additions, removals from PCN infested area

On Nov. 5, 2018, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) added a 147-acre field to the pale cyst nematode (PCN) infested area in Bingha... more »

Dewulf unveils first mounted three-row belt planter

Dewulf will introduce the mounted variant of the Structural 30 for the first time at the SIMA ’19 agricultural trade show in Paris. With the intr... more »

Oil-free vacuum pump debuted by Atlas Copco

Atlas Copco’s Industrial Vacuum division has launched the DHS 065-200 VSD+ dry screw vacuum pump. It is designed to offer lower lifecycle costs, hig... more »

Nutrien acquires soil health tech company Actagro for $340 million

Nutrien Ltd. has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase 100 percent of the equity of Actagro LLC, a leading developer, manufacturer and marke... more »

Fungicide mancozeb could be banned for Canadian growers

Potato growers in Canada are facing a ban on the fungicide mancozeb. The Pest Management Regulatory Agency of Health Canada, a federal organization... more »

Senate bill in Washington state could lead to more surface water access

A new bill introduced in the Washington state legislature could help get surface water drylands. Senate Bill 5136 would create a water infrastructu... more »


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