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 »

New AMS marketing specialist for Potatoes USA

Hakim Fobia is the new USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) marketing specialist that provides oversight of Potatoes USA. Fobia previously worked... READ MORE »

USPB now Potatoes USA

The U.S. Potato Board (USPB) now is doing business as Potatoes USA. Board members approved a motion to change the name of the organization at its annu... READ MORE »

AgroFresh announces leadership changes

The AgroFresh Solutions Board of Directors announced that Thomas Macphee, chief executive officer, has stepped down from his position as of March 10. ... READ MORE »

Researchers study wild potatoes to increase tuber calcium

The Crop Science Society of America announced researchers have developed a new potato cultivar with high calcium levels by studying wild potatoes and ... READ MORE »

National Potato Council announces support of federal labeling standard

The National Potato Council (NPC) praised the release of a legislative proposal by Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts that would create... READ MORE »

Retailers, suppliers to convene at PMA Fresh Connections

Produce Marketing Association's (PMA) Fresh Connections: Retail will connect retailers and suppliers through retail-based education sessions, networki... READ MORE »

Nelson Irrigation launches new Pivot products

Nelson Irrigation announced the launch of four new additions to its line of Pivot Products. Nelson Irrigation introduced the R55I Inverted End of Pivo... READ MORE »

FDA grant establishes two regional centers for food safety training

The FDA announced the award for two regional centers for food safety training and outreach.In 2015, the FDA and USDA's National Institute of Food and ... READ MORE »

PVY workshops June 20-23

Potato virus detection training workshops will be held in four different sites from June 20-23. The workshops will cover field identification of PVY (... READ MORE »

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