crop management

New Valent BioSciences facility

Valent BioSciences Corp. announced that it will begin construction of a state-of-the art manufacturing facility in Osage, Iowa, with a groundbreaking ... READ MORE »

Syngenta to match FMSC donations at Potato Expo

Syngenta will collect monetary donations for the Feed My Starving Children organization during the Potato Expo in Orlando, Fla., Jan. 4-6. The company... READ MORE »

Michigan announces soil fumigation management plan update

During the fall of 2011 Michigan potato growers implemented Phase 1 of the new soil fumigations process mandated by the new labels. Phase 1 includes ... READ MORE »

Syngenta awards scholarship

Stephanie George, a senior at East Valley High School, in Moxee, Wash., is the 2011 recipient of the $5,000 Syngenta Potato Scholarship. George plans ... READ MORE »

Idaho potato production up 12 percent

Potato production in Idaho for 2011 is predicted to total 127 million cwt., according to a press release from the United States Department of Agricult... READ MORE »

BASF applies for approval of GM potato

BASF Plant Science has applied for European Union approval for Fortuna, a genetically modified potato. The application for approval from the European ... READ MORE »

A New Arrangement for Potato Production

When Idaho farmers started making the state famous for its potatoes, they seeded their crops in ridged rows and watered the plants by channeling surfa... READ MORE »

2012 Potato Industry Leadership Institute Dates Announced

The 2012 Potato Industry Leadership Institute (PILI) will be held February 23-March 1, 2012. The Institute is an eight-day program designed to identif... READ MORE »

2011 fall potato plantings up 6 percent from 2010

According to statistics released by USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service on July 12, 2011 total acreage planted in potatoes this year is 1,... READ MORE »

Syngenta & FMSC helping feed the world

On March 18 and 19, 2011 545 Syngenta employees, their families, friends and Future Farmers of America students came together at the Syngenta corporat... READ MORE »


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