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Bayer introduces new crop protection products in Canada

New potato crop protection products from Bayer have been registered for use in Canada and will be available for the 2024 growing season. Emesto Co... READ MORE »

Deadline to apply for specialty crop program extended

The deadline for the USDA's Specialty Crop Multi-State Program Request for Applications (RFA) has been extended until Jan. 31, 2024. The Specialty... READ MORE »

Vive Crop Protection makes rankings list for fourth year in a row

Vive Crop Protection Inc. has been named to the 2023 Report on Business ranking of Canada’s Top Growing Companies by the Globe and Mail. Vive Cro... READ MORE »

EPA extends comment period for proposed herbicide strategy

The Environmental Protection Agency has extended the comment period on a proposed 900-page herbicide strategy by a month, to Oct. 22. The agency re... READ MORE »

Potatoes New Zealand CEO calls for new strategic plan for country’s growers

Potatoes New Zealand CEO Kate Trufitt is calling for a new strategic plan to ensure longevity and growth for the country’s 174 potato growers. Tr... READ MORE »

NPC asks for comment period extension on herbicide strategy proposal

The National Potato Council has requested an extension of the EPA’s draft herbicide strategy comment period, citing the volume and complexity of the... READ MORE »

New project aims to reduce potato bruising, minimize food waste

A newly funded project aims to reduce the risk of potato bruising and develop technologies to reduce supermarket waste. Agritech research and devel... READ MORE »

MSU field day focuses on potatoes

Potato nutrient and disease management were the highlights of conversation during Michigan State University Extension and MSU AgBioResearch’s field ... READ MORE »

Potatoes among specialty crops included in USDA insurance expansion

Potatoes are among the specialty crops included in an expansion of the USDA’s insurance coverage options. The agency’s Risk Management Agency i... READ MORE »

CFIA completes potato wart investigation, finds 4 additional affected PEI fields

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has completed its investigation into potato wart in Prince Edward Island ahead of the September 2023 target date, ... READ MORE »


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