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JR Simplot inks research deal to study novel yield traits in potatoes

Yield10 Bioscience has announced that it has signed a research agreement with Boise, Idaho-based J. R. Simplot to evaluate three novel yield traits ... READ MORE »

UW-Madison pathologist Gevens zeroed in on both early and late blight

In the Dairy State, it’s easy for a humble vegetable like the potato to get lost amid all the talk of milk and cheese. Consequently, it’s a little... READ MORE »

North Dakota State to receive $457K in grants for potato projects

The North Dakota Department of Agriculture has awarded $457,254 in grants to improve potato production in the state as part of a $2.7 million specialt... READ MORE »

Potato funding provided in Senate Appropriations Bill

The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee has approved the FY2020 Agriculture Appropriations Bill. The $151-billion bill includes provisions benefic... READ MORE »

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The Value of 1,4SIGHT®

{Sponsored} The growing season offers a plethora of potential problems for potato growers. Growers need to ensure their products make it to the marke... READ MORE »

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Agriculture research projects announced by USDA in transfer report

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has released its annual Technology Transfer Report, which highlights innovations from scientists and resear... READ MORE »

Bio Huma Netics adds Lamar as head of humic research

Bio Huma Netics has announced the addition of Richard Lamar as its new senior director of humic research. He started May 1. Lamar holds degrees in ... READ MORE »

USDA announces possible sites for research facilities relocations

On March 12, Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced a reduced list of potential locations to house the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Econo... READ MORE »

Researchers tab potatoes in Department of Defense project to create ‘talking plant’

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and University of Tennessee believe they can genetically modify potato plants to detect poten... READ MORE »

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 »


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