The fight against nematodes uses a multi-pronged approach with fumigants continuing to be the primary mode of action followed by nematicides, green manures, clean equipment and using certified seed.Wh... more
From Feb. 23 to 26, the National Potato Council hosted the 2015 Potato D.C. Fly-In. More than 150 U.S. potato growers and industry partners from across the country came to Washington, D.C., to advocat... more
I've just returned from the National Potato Council's (NPC) Potato D.C. Fly-In (photo galleries from the Fly-In can be viewed at Spudman.com). I've come to dread my time spent in airports and airplane... more
Nina Zidack was raised on a dryland farm/ranch in the Missouri Breaks of Central Montana. In college, Zidack pursued a degree in horticulture science at Montana State University (MSU) in Bozeman and a... more
It was a warm, humid, June morning as I drove through the Albemarle region of northeastern North Carolina searching for the farm of Reuben James and Eric James.In the blink of an eye I passed by the l... more
Is the earth getting warmer or is it cooling down? Why does there seem to be more extreme weather events these days?Whether you subscribe to the theory that climate change is caused by human activity ... more
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