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MPB seeks nominations for Farmer of the Year

The Maine Potato Board is seeking nominations within the Maine potato industry for the 2016 Farmer/Farm Family of the Year award. The farmer/farm fami... READ MORE »

FDA issues guide on reducing acrylamide in food

The FDA has issued final guidance to the food industry to help growers, manufacturers and food service operators take steps to reduce levels of acryla... READ MORE »

PMA 2016 Fresh Connections World Tour announced

The Produce Marketing Association (PMA) announced dates and locations for the Fresh Connections World Tour 2016.The tour will kick off in Shanghai, Ch... READ MORE »

Dyer new agronomist for MPB

The Maine Potato Board (MPB) has hired Jake Dyer as its agronomist and crop and variety development specialist.Dyer will work with the University of M... READ MORE »

EPA report: neonicotinoid poses threat to bees

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a preliminary pollinator risk assessment for the neonicotinoid insecticide, imidacloprid, whi... 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 »

NCPA launches new website

The North Carolina Potato Association (NCPA) has launched its redesigned website, NCPotatoes.org.The website provides information about North Carolina... READ MORE »

United Fresh introduces Class 21 of Produce Industry Leadership Program

The United Fresh Produce Association is pleased to announce the 12 members of the 2015-2016 United Fresh Produce Industry Leadership Program Leadershi... READ MORE »

Zing! registered for use against potato late blight and early blight

Zing!, a mixture of zoxamide and chlorothalonil, has been registered for use against potato late blight and early blight. Growers may use 32-34 fluid ... READ MORE »

Idaho growers receive RMP award

Shawn Walters and his brother Jeff Walters, co-owners of Walters Farm and Produce, received the 2015 wattsmart Business Partner of the Year in Idaho a... READ MORE »


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