Freshly harvested potatoes tumble from a processing machine

New partnership to bolster true seed commercialization in Kenya, India

A new agreement between global biotechnology company Bayer and Dutch seed company Solynta will facilitate the commercialization and distribution of tr... READ MORE »

RJ Andrus was elected president of the National Potato Council

A third-generation farmer’s advocacy efforts get traction

The National Potato Council has a new president, RJ Andrus. His ambitious goals for representing the interests of the nation’s spud producers are no... READ MORE »

USDA, SBA and FDIC host regional economic development workshops

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), in partnership with the Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Federal Depository Insurance Corporatio... READ MORE »

North Dakota cropland values on the rise

Despite high production costs to start 2022, net farm incomes remained high helping facilitate a sharp rise in land prices for 2023, said Bryon Parman... READ MORE »

AgAmerica Pivot program offers new interest-only calculator

The new AgAmerica Pivot program offers farmers an interactive interest-only land loan calculator to determine savings. The AgAmerica Pivot program wil... READ MORE »

A Day in the Life of a Farm Worker

EFI highlights new video series made by and about farmworkers

Equitable Foods Initiative (EFI), the multi-stakeholder workforce development and certification organization that partners with growers, farmworkers, ... READ MORE »

Farm groups support decrease in Adverse Effect Wage Rate paid to H-2A workers

Farm groups have urged Congress to pass the Farm Operations Support Act, which would decrease the Adverse Effect Wage Rate (AEWR) paid to H-2A tempora... READ MORE »

Alison Sklarczyk, owner and lab manager at Sklarczyk Seed Farm

Alison Sklarczyk, owner and lab manager at Sklarczyk Seed Farm, shares her insights

March is Women’s History Month, and Spudman reached out to Alison Sklarczyk, owner and lab manager at Sklarczyk Seed Farm and 2019 Spudwoman of the ... READ MORE »

The quest for a definition

Each year, farmers hear about new and exciting published research on plant biostimulants, but there seems to be a disconnect when looking at product l... READ MORE »

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McCain Foods invests $600 million to double the size of Alberta facility

McCain Foods is making a substantial investment in the size of its facility and output in Coaldale, Alberta. The $600 million CAD investment will doub... READ MORE »

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