Water

Court asked to vacate WOTUS rule

The American Farm Bureau Federation, along with dozens of agricultural, business, and municipal entities, asked a federal court Nov. 1 to vacate EPA‚Ä... more »

Cover crops help growers manage soil health

I recently attended the Aug. 31, 2016, Upper Peninsula Potato Day, located at TJJ Farms in Cornell, Michigan, where¬†Michigan State University Extensi... more »

Rain drenches northern Plains

For many potato growers, things went from bad to worse this past weekend. Torrential rain fell over much of the Red River Valley region again¬†on Sund... more »

Western Growers opens ag tech competition

Western Growers¬†(WG) officially launched the second annual¬†Innovation Arena Competition, which will offer six agtech start-up companies an opportuni... more »

Wet conditions dominate talk at NPPGA Field Day

In a more typical year, the recent find of late blight in Pembina County would have been the talk of the the day, but the wet growing season dominated... more »

UAS Spreads Its Wings

Donna Delparte is an assistant professor in the Department of Geosciences at Idaho State University (ISU) in Pocatello, and has been performing resear... more »

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Tiede Takes the Helm for 2016

At the National Potato Council's (NPC) annual meeting, held January 14-15 in Las Vegas Nevada, Jim Tiede of American Falls, Idaho, was elected to serv... more »

Building on a Legacy

News about the Grand Coulee Dam in eastern Washington, which was central to formation of the Columbia Basin Project, traveled across the country follo... more »

Millennial Farmer

Opportunities abound for community outreach at Neumiller Farms, thanks in part to the efforts of Katie Neumiller-Floming. She works on her family's fa... more »

Going Underground

Many agronomic crops have benefited from subsurface drip irrigation (SDI), including cotton and corn, but potatoes primarily rely on pivot and sprinkl... more »


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