Washington State University

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 »

United States Potato Board launches ‘Potatoes Raise the Bar’ program

The beginning of the 2015-2016 school year is the rallying point for some of the U.S. potato industry's newest marketing plans and campaigns. The Unit... 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 »

Schmidt appointed senior vice president at BioConsortia

Joseph Schmidt has been appointed senior vice president of business development and strategy at BioConsortia.BioConsortia, based in Davis, California,... READ MORE »

Spear awarded $10,000 NPC scholarship

Rhett Spear, a horticulture Ph.D. student at Washington State University, has been awarded the National Potato Council's 2013-2014 academic scholarsh... READ MORE »

Syngenta potato blight hotline adds text alert

Syngenta's Revus Top fungicide, in partnership with key universities in Idaho, Michigan, North Dakota, Oregon and Washington, continues to sponsor po... READ MORE »

PMN debuts three webcasts

The Plant Management Network (PMN) has launched three new presentations in its Focus on Potato webcast network. Kyle Coleman from TKI Novasource disc... READ MORE »

Amvac’s SmartBlock receives registration

Amvac has received EPA registration for SmartBlock, a potato sprout inhibitor. Canadian and European registrations have been filed. SmartBlock is a p... READ MORE »

Multi-pronged fight against Zebra Chip disease in potatoes

Thanks to the investigations of scientists-turned-detectives, potato growers in the western United States and abroad now know the identities of the pa... READ MORE »


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