News

January 7
Gowan acquires late blight, rhizoctonia protection agents from Bayer

Gowan Crop Protection has entered into agreements with Bayer AG to acquire rights to the active ingredients fenamidone and pencycuron.


January 7
Reinke Irrigation rolls out electronic swing arm corner technology

Used in tandem with swing arms manufactured by Reinke, ESAC will provide efficient and uniform water application.


LOCKWOOD Mobile Tank

January 6
Lockwood announces new Mobile TANK potato harvesting equipment

Lockwood’s Mobile TANK continues the trend of self-contained mobility in potato handling. It’s an ideal addition for any pre-storage cleaning system.


January 6
Wilbur-Ellis adds food production veteran Hemmeter to board

Most recently, Molly Hemmeter served as CEO, President and board director of Landec Corporation, a publicly traded company in the health and wellness space.


January 2
Agriculture leaders implore Senate to take action on Adverse Effect Wage Rate

The Adverse Effect Wage Rate went into effect Jan. 2, and the Agriculture Workforce Coalition called on the Senate to solve the agricultural labor crisis.


January 2
TOMRA to showcase new 3A potato sorter at Potato Expo

TOMRA Food has introduced the TOMRA 3A, a vision sorter for the separation of a range of foreign material from unwashed potatoes.


January 2
NAMA offering agriculture marketing workshop during conference

With the ag economy entering a new era of uncertainty, getting multi-location dealers and retailers, as well as small to medium-sized manufacturers to punch above their weight class in the marketing space is key.


December 31
USDA highlights 2019 efforts to assist farmers

USDA farm programs helped producers weather a tough 2019, marked with prevented planting, delayed harvests, and unjustified foreign retaliatory tariffs.


December 31
Syngenta celebrates 40th anniversary

“Helping growers protect their seed investment has always been one of our core goals,” Ross Weikel, head of Syngenta Seedcare, said in a news release.


December 26
Central Washington intermodal terminal getting upgrades

The Port of Quincy has begun moving forward with Phase 1 of an infrastructure project to expand its Intermodal Terminal in Quincy, Washington.



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