crop management

UI Extension to conduct trials aimed at finding special-needs herbicide labels for quinoa potato rotation crop

Forthcoming field trials at the University of Idaho’s Aberdeen Research and Extension Center could help provide the first herbicides to local farmer... READ MORE »

Popular herbicides no longer control kochia in some areas

A North Dakota State University (NDSU) study showed that some kochia populations in western North Dakota likely have developed resistance to commonly ... READ MORE »

Glyphosate license extended to end of 2023

The European Commission (Commission) extended the EU authorization for the use of herbicide glyphosate until the end of 2023, according to Commission ... READ MORE »

NPC calls on Congress to preempt state pesticide laws

National Potato Council (NPC) joined more than 330 agricultural and environmental organizations calling on Congress to ensure that EPA-approved, scien... READ MORE »

Nitricity fertilizer technology featured at UN COP27

As the second week of the 27th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP27) kicks off in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, Nitricity is among a select fe... READ MORE »

U of I researchers using nightshade genes to develop nematode-resistant potatoes

University of Idaho (U of I) researchers are introducing into potatoes genes from a plant in the nightshade family, seeking to develop spuds that ... READ MORE »

Biden-Harris Administration makes $500 million available to increase American-made fertilizer production

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Sept. 27 that the Biden-Harris Administration is making $500 million in grants a... READ MORE »

NPC calls on EPA to reject petition to regulate pesticide-treated seeds

As EPA approaches a September 30 deadline to decide whether to act on a petition seeking a rulemaking or a formal agency interpretation for pesticidal... READ MORE »

Tessenderlo Kerley celebrates groundbreaking in Ohio for fertilizer facility

Tessenderlo Kerley, Inc. held a celebratory groundbreaking to mark the commencement of construction on a new liquid fertilizer facility in Defiance, O... READ MORE »

Wet spring, high input costs a challenge, but Eagle Eye Produce ready to ship ’22 potatoes

Harvest 2022 is underway in many of the major potato-producing regions of the United States, including Idaho and Washington. Eagle Eye Produce, a s... READ MORE »


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