New safety-training website created for agriculture

Farm and other agribusiness operations looking for convenient, cost-effective ways to improve workplace safety and meet compliance requirements under ... READ MORE »

High Performance Management Conference set for September

Now in its third year, Produce Marketing Association Foundation for Industry Talent's (PMA Foundation) High Performance Management Conference (HPMC) o... READ MORE »

MPB presents Young Farmer of the Year and Farm Family of the Year awards

At its annual meeting, the Maine Potato Board (MPB) recognized Robbie Irving, left, of Caribou as the 2015 Young Farmer of the Year, and John and Tom ... READ MORE »

Report: U.S. honeybee colonies hit a 20-year high

Honeybees have been all over the news in recent years, and the news hasn't been good. Report after report has been released documenting colony decline... READ MORE »

NPC releases 2015 Potato Statistical Yearbook

National Potato Council (NPC) announced that the "2015 Potato Statistical Yearbook" - a resource for growers, industry members, academics, and policy ... READ MORE »

Conservation program helps farmers retain crop nutrients

A new edge-of-field monitoring program allows the USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) to work with farmers and conservation partners, su... READ MORE »

Hunter Industries explores purchase of Senninger Irrigation

Hunter Industries, of San Marcos, California and Senninger Irrigation, of Clermont, Florida, have entered into the due diligence phase toward and inte... READ MORE »

Watch for retailer fees for delivery of “poor quality” produce

Shipper members of Western Growers have recently been informed by a retailer of proposed fees that will be assessed for delivering poor quality" produ... READ MORE »

USPB 2016 nominations open

Nominations are now open for U.S. Potato Board (USPB) members for the 2016-2019 term. Fifty-four board members will be elected or re-elected to fill o... READ MORE »

WSPC elects new executive commission and chairman

The Washington State Potato Commission (WSPC) elected a new executive commission and chairman for the year beginning July 1, 2015.Mike Dodds is the ne... READ MORE »

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