Planting

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 »

Farmobile expands data store

Farmobile, a farm data company, has expanded its Minnesota Data Store. Beginning in this year's harvest season, any Minnesota farmer who automatically... more »

Priaxor defends against Rhizoctonia, early blight, black dot

Are you seeing signs of Rhizoctonia, early blight or black dot? BASF has a product to help you fight back. To help growers fortify their disease co... more »

Potato plantings up in Michigan, down nationwide

Plantings for the 2016 fall potato crop are down across the nation by 28,200 acres, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) data released J... more »

Colorado Potato Beetles plentiful in Red River Valley

It's shaping up to be a Colorado Potato Beetle (CPB) year in the Red River Valley. Seems even if an at-plant insecticide was applied, CPB are plentifu... more »

Five things to know about the future of ag

1. Apps are critical to ag. Farmers use mobile technology for many things, including turning irrigation and other equipment on or off, maintaining pes... more »


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