Washington State University

Latest in potato research to be shared at WSU’s Potato Field Day

Potato experts from Washington State University, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Northwest Potato Consortium and partner universities will share t... READ MORE »

One-day soil health workshop coming from Washington State University

The Washington State University Extension has a one-day soil health workshop coming on Tuesday, Jan. 22. “Management Matters for Soil Health” i... READ MORE »

Reducing pesticide residue focus of Washington State University project

Reducing the use of broad-spectrum pesticides that leave residues on food marks the focus of a new research project led by Lav Khot, an assistant prof... READ MORE »

Potatoes USA hires institutional foodservice marketing manager

Potatoes USA has hired Rachael Lynch as a global marketing manager for institutional foodservice markets.Lynch has spent the last five years revitaliz... READ MORE »

Simplot Innate varieties receive names

The first generation of Simplot Plant Sciences Innate bioengineered potato seed has been issued proprietary names.The names and varieties are: Cultiva... READ MORE »

Controlling potato psyllids key to managing zebra chip

Potato psyllids were found in 88 percent of the fields we monitored this week. This means psyllids are continuing to migrate into fields throughout th... READ MORE »

PEI growers recognize National Soil Conservation Week

This week (April 17 -23) is National Soil Conservation Week in Canada, and as potato farmers across Prince Edward Island are gearing up for spring pla... READ MORE »

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 »

Report: pesticide residues do not pose safety concern for food

The USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) has posted data from the 2014 Pesticide Data Program (PDP) Annual Summary, which confirms that overall... READ MORE »

USDA grants $3 million for robotics research

The USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has announced $3 million in grants to advance the use of co-robots that benefit and assis... READ MORE »


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