transportation

Idaho potato industry wants more processing facilities, reliable transportation system

The Idaho Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) recently held regional meetings in Aberdeen, Rexburg and Burley to listen to the needs and concerns of state's... READ MORE »

Oregon Potato Commission has new executive director in Gary Roth

For the first time since 2005, the Oregon Potato Commission has a new leader. Gary Roth officially took over as the OPC’s executive director ... READ MORE »

trucking

ELD agriculture exemption could be tweaked soon, Perdue says

Commercial shippers of agricultural products may soon get a break on federally mandated hours-of-service regulations monitored by electronic logging d... READ MORE »

Agricultural organizations seeking modifications to Electronic Logging Device rules

Twenty-five ag-related organizations from across the U.S. signed a petition to the Federal Motor Carrier Administration, Department of Transportation... READ MORE »

Patent filed for algorithm that can calculate Electronic Logging Device (ELD) exemption

GeoSpace Labs announced March 12 that it is has filed a provisional patent application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for ... READ MORE »

NPC recommends hours-of-service flexibility for truck drivers

The National Potato Council has recommended changes to the Hours-of-Service regulations for truck drivers that would provide flexibility for agricultu... READ MORE »

Crop Shuttle 3600 series increases field versatility

Safe-T-Pull, the manufacturers of the hitch system and towing accessory to pull stuck vehicles and equipment in tough field conditions, and Crop Sh... READ MORE »

More than $14.5 million for plant research

USDA has awarded more than $14.5 million in grants to support research into plant health, production and resilience. These grants were made through th... READ MORE »

$130 million available for foundational ag research

The USDA is making $130 million in funding available for research, education, and extension projects to support sustainable, productive and economical... READ MORE »


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