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USDA-APHIS using new tool to protect US from ralstonia

The USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has deployed a new, high-tech tool to help protect U.S. nursery and specialty crop gro... READ MORE »

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USDA accepting comments for future pale cyst nematode regulation

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is updating domestic regulations for pale cyst nemato... READ MORE »

USDA reopens pale cyst nematode public comment period

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has again reopened the comment period on the protocols for r... READ MORE »

Idaho awarded $1.7 million from USDA to fight pests, including pale cyst nematode

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is allocating $1.7 million to Idaho as part of its effort to strengthen the nation’s infrastructure for pe... READ MORE »

National Potato Council, United Fresh applaud newly signed Farm Bill

On Dec. 20, the National Potato Council joined with agriculture industry colleagues at the White House as Vice President Pence, Secretary of Agricultu... READ MORE »

Comment period on proposed biotechnology rule revisions extended

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced the comment period on its proposed revisions to it... READ MORE »

Interim steps create additional fresh potato access to Mexico

On January 13, SAGARPA, the Agriculture Department of Mexico, published on their website the Pest Risk Assessment for U.S. potatoes and the Requiremen... READ MORE »

Northwest Potato Research Consortium reports on PCN eradication

In the December 27, 2016 issue of its Potato Progress newsletter, Volume 16, Number 17; the Northwest Potato Research Consortium published an ar... READ MORE »


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