Planting

Midwest experiences fertilizer shortage 

Due to spring storms in the Midwest this year, the Northern Plains Potato Growers Association said, farmers who typically would have been in the field... more »

Potato planting well underway in North Dakota and Minnesota

For the week ending May 6, there were six days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. The Northern ... more »

University releases planting tool for growers

As growers head into the field for the season, one of their many tasks is figuring planting rates. North Dakota State University has released a table ... more »

Study: Decreasing potato row spacing may increase yield

In a study published in the American Journal of Potato Research, researchers showed significant potato yield increases by decreasing row spacing to 32... more »

Protecting the Soil: Cover crops key to keeping one small farm alive

Rob Giesbrecht believes a key to keeping his small potato farm in business has been his willingness to try new management practices for the sake of re... more »

Dewulf to debut new planter at Agritechnica

Dewulf will soon launch the Structural 30, its latest belt planter, at Agritechnica 2017. At the show, Dewulf will launch the latest addition to it... more »

2017 PotatoEurope show to present practical knowledge

The theme of the 2017 edition of PotatoEurope is “Potatoes feed/meet the world.” The event will be Sept. 13-14 in Emeloord, The Netherlands. Po... more »

Webinar to focus on ways to enhance growth, yield

Potato plants grow and mature in significantly different ways than most seed-grown cereals and fruiting crops, requiring growers to utilize management... more »

Crop Shuttle 3600 series increases field versatility

Safe-T-Pull, the manufacturers of the hitch system and towing accessory to pull stuck vehicles and equipment in tough field conditions, and Crop Sh... more »

John Deere introduces app to monitor equipment

To help growers monitor, adjust and learn from the performance of their planter or sprayer while it moves through the field, John Deere has introduce... more »


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