Production

Wilbur-Ellis launches new adjuvant for herbicides

Wilbur-Ellis Co., a precision agriculture, crop protection, seed and nutritional products company, has launched Efficax, an adjuvant that helps grower... more »

Potato Plants in Field

Study shows placement of fumigant metam sodium key to effectiveness

Decades of proven results show that the widely used soil fumigant metam sodium is a reliable tool for suppressing weeds, diseases and nematodes. Bu... more »

Powdery scab focus of next World Potato Congress webinar

The next World Potato Congress webinar will address the topic of powdery scab. “Powdery Scab — Integrated Disease Management and Reducing R... more »

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USDA announces cover crop incentive program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) today announced a new pilot program that enables farmers in the Prairie Pothol... more »

Potato, apple leaders to urge Senate to act on ag labor crisis

At 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, leaders from the potato and apple industries will host a press conference with agricultural industry partners and member... more »

Columbia-Snake River litigation has more than 90,000 acres in balance

Ongoing litigation over management of the Columbia-Snake River stands to affect a wide swathe of fruitful land in the West — more than 90,000 acres,... more »

Total US potato stocks at 204.3 million hundredweight as of Feb. 1

Total potato stocks in the U.S. were at 204.3 million cwt, in comparison to 212.8 million cwt at the same time last year, according to the USDA's Nati... more »

USDA backs automation in specialty crop growing, processing industries

At $64.7 billion, specialty crops comprised one-third of U.S. crop receipts and one-sixth of receipts for all agricultural products in 2017. Many s... more »

Column: Moving agriculture transportation into 21st century

As we move through the first quarter of 2020, NPC and our Potato D.C. Fly-In (Feb. 24-27) attendees are taking our priority issues up to Capitol Hill ... more »

Lindsay releases poly pipe to help with irrigation in corrosive water environments

Lindsay Corporation has announced the global release of its new Zimmatic poly pipe for its center pivot irrigation systems designed for growers who ir... more »


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