Production

Idaho grower-shipper cited for labor violations

After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Wage and Hour Division (WHD), an American Falls, Idaho, agricultural grower and potat... more »

Genomics production pipeline focus of next World Potato Congress webinar

The next World Potato Congress webinar, “Developing the Pipeline from Genomics to New Products,” is set for 9 a.m. EST Dec. 15. It will be pres... more »

UI professor gets grant for organic potato weed control research

Weed management, soil health, and the nutritional quality of foods grown organically continue to be high priority research topics for organic producer... more »

Northern Michigan counties eligible for disaster crop relief

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has granted a disaster designation to five Michigan counties, which makes farm operators in those counties — as w... more »

Potato wart confirmed in two Prince Edward Island fields

On Nov. 27, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) confirmed the presence of potato wart (Synchytrium endobioticum) in two fields on a farm ... more »

The future of pale cyst nematode control

Potato cultivation in Idaho had its start, on a very small scale, in 1836. Farmers soon discovered that the state’s climate and soil yielded harvest... more »

Dewulf debuts new four-row, self-propelled harvester, the Enduro

Dewulf has introduced a new four-row, self-propelled sieving harvester for potatoes and other root crops: the Enduro. The Enduro combines new harv... more »

Seed potato growers among those struggling with processing demand uncertainty

Potatoes have a long journey from breeding labs to restaurant fryers. Over a period of five years, or even longer, they’ll pass through greenhouses,... more »

Texas A&M researchers make breakthrough in fastidious plant diseases, like zebra chip

Texas A&M AgriLife researchers have made a discovery that will help combat fastidious pathogens, which cost U.S. agriculture alone billions of do... more »

Telone fumigant to be distributed by Teleos Ag starting in ’21

TriCal Soil Solutions, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, Teleos Ag Solutions, a newly formed global agricultural chemical sales, service, and dist... more »


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