Washington State University

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 »

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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