research

Study: Decreasing potato row spacing may increase yield

In a study published in the American Journal of Potato Research, researchers showed significant potato yield increases by decreasing row spacing to 32... READ MORE »

Spending bill enhances potato research funds

In the early morning hours of Friday, March 23, the Senate took the final congressional action in passing a full-year FY18 spending bill. This followe... READ MORE »

North Dakota potato research grants top $480,000

Twenty-seven grants totaling over $2.3 million were recently awarded to promote the development, cultivation, production and sales of specialty crops ... 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 »

Variety management guidelines start from farms

Extension specialist Samuel Essah conducts several research studies every year with the objective of developing variety management guidelines for t... READ MORE »

ARS seeks research proposals

Congress has historically appropriated funds to the USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) to help solve specific production and disease problems ... READ MORE »

Universities support US Potato Genebank research

Land-grant universities are collaborating to support the United States Potato Genebank in its endeavors to conduct potato research, support creation... READ MORE »

Minituber pathogen testing pilot begins

USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) started a pilot program to evaluate approval of private laboratories to conduct pathogen tes... READ MORE »

University of Idaho, ARS studying manure use in root crops

The fourth year of a long-term manure study is currently underway in Idaho, where researchers are studying the use of manure in root crops such as pot... READ MORE »

Calyxt to develop improved potato

Calyxt, an agbiotech company focused on developing crops with healthier characteristics, is planning to launch a second wave of products in 2019, incl... READ MORE »


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