Planting

Potato planting weather forecast looks favorable for most U.S. regions

Planting season is not far away for the major potato-producing states in the northern U.S. The National Weather Service’s 90-day extended forecas... more »

FBSciences, Yara partnership leads to new biostimulant-calcium nitrate product

FBSciences Inc., a global leader in naturally derived plant health technologies and products, has announced a partnership agreement with Yara North Am... 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 »

Seed potato health certificate contains up-to-date status of certified seed

The days when transactions were settled by a handshake bring back sentimental memories, but they are long gone in today’s high-stakes businesses of ... more »

Planting report: Wet spring delays showing up in the numbers

Flooding in the Red River Valley this spring has created havoc for many farmers trying to get their crops planted. Potato farmers there are doing bett... more »

Timing is key for weed control between potato planting, row closure

From potato planting to row closure is a busy time for growers. It’s also a busy time for weeds. Getting the herbicides on at the right time and lin... more »

Wet winter causing delays in potato planting around the country

An extremely wet winter around the U.S. is quickly turning into a soggy spring, which is hindering potato planting efforts. Overall, the 2018-19 w... more »

The Right Cover Crop Combinations

Grant Cardon, professor and Extension soils specialist, Utah State University, talks cover crop combinations during the Idaho Potato Conference in ... watch »

Dewulf unveils first mounted three-row belt planter

Dewulf will introduce the mounted variant of the Structural 30 for the first time at the SIMA ’19 agricultural trade show in Paris. With the intr... more »

French grower finding success with seaweed-based fertilizer

Seaweed is proving to be an alternative fertilizing aid for farmers, including some potato growers. Farmers Guardian, a UK-based agriculture-focuse... more »


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