Planting

John Deere introduces two new solutions for 2017

To enhance the farm equipment operator's ability to better monitor and control a wide variety of machine functions and field operations, John Dee... more »

AGCO partners with Aglytix, Farmobile

AGCO Corporation, a manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment solutions, has formed development partnerships with agricultural technolog... more »

What potato growers can expect in 2017

{Sponsored} Planning for 2017 is in full swing — how will potato growers make their planting decisions? Some growers will expand their acreage and s... more »

The Third Pillar

For a guy who claims he didn’t know anything about growing potatoes 31 years ago, Milt Carter proved to be a quick learner. It was in 1985 in Wat... more »

Going Dutch

Derk Gesink, 42, is a rarity in the potato industry. For the past 20 years, he’s worked as both a breeder and grower of potatoes. Today, Gesink is o... more »

Growers: It’s time to start crop protection planning for 2017

{Sponsored} It’s never too early to start thinking about the 2017 season. “With the large number of acres that growers are farming now, early c... more »

Study: New Potassium fertilizer increases tuber yield

Potassium fertilizer is comparable to nitrogen in the quantity needed for a successful potato crop production. Earlier studies conducted indicate that... more »

US seed featured at Latin American potato field day

On Aug. 25, Potatoes USA sponsored a U.S. demonstration plot at the Panama-hosted Latin American Potato Congress (known as ALAP).  In the 2015/2016 m... more »

Florida potato growers explore sweet potatoes

Back in the 1920s, Danny Johns’ great grandfather was the first farmer in the Hastings area to use a tractor instead of a mule. Now, in a region kno... more »

Texas A&M field day to feature new variety

The annual Potato Field Day in the High Plains featuring the Texas A&M University AgriLife Potato Breeding and Variety Development Program will be... more »


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