Production

Trials of new ‘hybrid’ fungicide show effectiveness against early blight

The global search for plant-protection solutions that are both environmentally safe and effectiveness is driven by the need to supply food to the ever... more »

New York grower to test biocontrol nematodes on wireworms

Can a nature-based pest management protocol that has helped protect alfalfa, corn, berry crops, and some organically grown root crops do the same for ... more »

AgBiome submits combo fungicide Esendo for EPA approval

AgBiome announced Aug. 10 the submission of its Esendo fungicide to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for review. Pending EPA registration,... more »

Eagle Eye Produce starts shipping new crop of Idaho potatoes

Eagle Eye Produce will begin shipping the new crop of russet, red and yellow potatoes from its Idaho packing facilities the week of Aug. 9-13. The ... more »

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Heat projected to have overall yield average below normal

With harvest is still in early stages in some areas and hasn’t yet begun in others, North American Potato Market News (NAPMN) released its latest po... more »

Maximizing potato production with proper late-season irrigation

Without irrigation, profitable potato production would be unlikely in low rainfall regions. Proper season-long soil moisture is the key to maximizing ... more »

Wild potato relatives help fight late blight

Late blight, caused by Phytophthora infestans, is one of the most threatening pathogenic diseases in potatoes. It is estimated that losses due to late... more »

EarthScout enters precision ag field with sensor technology

In an effort to provide growers with predictive, real-time field data to help them better manage their time and resources, EarthScout GBC is officiall... more »

Late blight in potatoes confirmed in Central Wisconsin

Late blight (US-23 strain) has been confirmed in Portage County, Wisconsin, it was announced July 28. Amanda Gevens, University of Wisconsin Chair,... more »

Klamath Basin to get $15 million USDA investment

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $15 million for a new drought pilot to assist agricultural producers impacted by wo... more »


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