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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 »

John Deere outlines new 4M Heavy Duty tractor

John Deere announced the launch of the new John Deere 4M Heavy Duty Tractor. Designed with commercial customers and large property owners in mind, t... more »

USDA to invest $56 million in agriculture water initiatives

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will invest $56 million this year to help agricultural producers improve water quality in more than 300 high... more »

Dutch potato growers criticized for overusing fungicides by agronomist

Scottish agronomist Denis Buckley says the dwindling arsenal of fungicides available to European potato growers has them using the ones that are avail... more »

Fungicide OxiDate 5.0 approved for use in California

BioSafe Systems has announced that OxiDate 5.0, a bactericide/fungicide, has been approved in California. With this approval, BioSafe Systems can now ... more »

Senninger Irriation Sennodebt controller

Senninger Irrigation’s new battery-operated controller available in February

Senninger Irrigation's new battery-operated SENNODE-BT controlled has wireless Bluetooth technology that allows it to be managed from a smartphone. ... more »

Inside the Potato Industry: Irrigation

The following potato farming irrigation data is from an online reader survey conducted by Spudman in late 2019. These results also appeared in the Jan... more »

Breaking down 2019 seed potato acreage

U.S. acres devoted to growing certified Ciklamen potato seed have steadily increased over the past decade. With just 62 acres in 2010, Ciklamen gro... more »

State of the Potato Industry Report 2020

The U.S. potato industry has been in a fight in recent decades, a fight against negative public perception. International demand for potatoes and p... more »

EPA moves to replace WOTUS with new Navigable Waters Protection Rule

On Jan. 23, the EPA and the Department of the Army finalized the Navigable Waters Protection rule to define “Waters of the United States” and the... more »


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