Late Blight

Irving selected Maine’s Young Farmer of the Year

Robert Irving of Caribou, Maine has been selected the 2014 Young Farmer of the Year by the Maine Potato Board. He is the son of Steve and Patti Irving... READ MORE »

Schmidt appointed senior vice president at BioConsortia

Joseph Schmidt has been appointed senior vice president of business development and strategy at BioConsortia.BioConsortia, based in Davis, California,... READ MORE »

Syngenta potato blight hotline adds text alert

Syngenta's Revus Top fungicide, in partnership with key universities in Idaho, Michigan, North Dakota, Oregon and Washington, continues to sponsor po... READ MORE »

PMN debuts three webcasts

The Plant Management Network (PMN) has launched three new presentations in its Focus on Potato webcast network. Kyle Coleman from TKI Novasource disc... READ MORE »

Valent fungicide registered for potato use

Valent U.S.A. Corporation announced that Presidio fungicide has been registered by the Environmental Protection Agency for use on potatoes for pink ro... READ MORE »

Late blight information update in Michigan

Willie Kirk, Michigan State University extension, Department of plant pathology has these recommendations for late blight management. To read his arti... READ MORE »

Late Blight alert in Wisconsin

A low level of the late blight pathogen, Phytophthora infestans, has been detected in seed grown in Langlade County, WI. The alert was issued on April... READ MORE »

Late Blight Research grant awarded

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – Late blight, caused by a fungus-like microbe, is a plant disease that mainly attacks potatoes and tomatoes, is difficult a... READ MORE »


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