potato virus Y

PVY: Study shows how different strains affect different potato varieties

Potato virus Y (PVY) is one of the most troublesome diseases potato growers face. The virus can have a backbreaking effect on a farm’s bottom line, ... READ MORE »

Q: What has changed over the last 15 years in regard to late-season insect control and how does it impact my management strategies today?

{Sponsored} Broad-spectrum insecticides have largely gone by the wayside. Growers no longer rely upon season-long control of the former broad-spectrum... READ MORE »

Monsanto interested in Bayer CropScience

Monsanto has reportedly shown interest in the possible acquisition of Bayer CropScience.Reuters reports that Monsanto executives recently held a meeti... READ MORE »

Grants released for potato research

Among the Specialty Crop Block Grants recently released by the USDA were these related to potato research in the following states: Colorado: 1) Partn... READ MORE »

Spear awarded $10,000 NPC scholarship

Rhett Spear, a horticulture Ph.D. student at Washington State University, has been awarded the National Potato Council's 2013-2014 academic scholarsh... READ MORE »

PVY conference held in Idaho Falls

The Sixth Annual International Potato Virus Y conference was held in Idaho Falls. Nine countries were represented at the conference: United States, C... READ MORE »


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