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Potato beetle cannibalism may help protect crops

Colorado potato beetles can decimate spud crops by devouring the plants' foliage. Researchers at the University of Maine (UMaine) have found cannibali... READ MORE »

How to manage Colorado Potato Beetles that survived winter

Several different locations in the Red River Valley are experiencing emerging Colorado potato beetles (CPB). Ian MacRae, professor and Extension entom... READ MORE »

Lessons from the green peach aphid

UK scientists, in collaboration with groups in Europe and the U.S., have discovered why the green peach aphid (Myzus persicae) is one of the most dest... READ MORE »

Cornell receives $1.2M grant to help eradicate potato pest

Cornell’s longstanding battle against a major potato pest is getting a $1.2 million boost in new state funding. The destructiveness of the golden... READ MORE »

Tour de Fresh brings more than 50 salad bars to schools

This year's Tour de Fresh event brought record-breaking participation from riders, sponsors, and donations to support placing more than 50 salad bars ... READ MORE »

Purdue, MSU provide irrigation tools

For over 25 years, Michigan State University and Purdue University have been developing and improving tools to assist in irrigation management. Checkb... READ MORE »

Potato plantings up in Michigan, down nationwide

Plantings for the 2016 fall potato crop are down across the nation by 28,200 acres, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) data released J... READ MORE »

CIP research aims to develop potato resistance

On this World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought (June 17), we look across the countries where the International Potato Center (CIP) operates f... READ MORE »

United Fresh publishes white paper on Vermont labeling law

United Fresh Produce Association has published a white paper and legal backgrounder to assist member companies in understanding and complying with a l... READ MORE »


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