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February 10, 2016
Andy Nelson

Grower-Shippers Elected to Wisconsin Hall of Fame

Two grower-shippers have been elected to the Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association Hall of Fame.
February 09, 2016

Red Potato Usage to Spike in March

While the color green may be synonymous with the holiday, red potatoes are already part of many people’s St. Patrick’s Day feast.
February 08, 2016
Herbicide, New Products

Willowood Gets EPA Registration for New Herbicide

The EPA has approved Willowood USA’s Mesotrione 4SC product.
February 08, 2016
Seed Potatoes
Anthony Brino

Caribou Russet Garners Interest

The Maine Potato Board voted to discuss an international licensing arrangement for Caribou Russet with McCain Foods.
February 03, 2016
Event Calendar, Irrigation

Idaho Water Crisis Spawns Collaboration

The Recharge Development Corporation is organizing a symposium for all interested individuals and entities to discuss the alternative method to meet water needs across the Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer.
February 03, 2016
Fungicide, Herbicide, Insecticide
Susan Durham

Laser-Guided Crop Sprayer

A team of Agricultural Research Service and university scientists has developed a new laser-guided spraying system that controls spray outputs to match very specific targets.
February 02, 2016
Luke Ramseth

Officials: Methyl Bromide Caused Crop Contamination

A pesticide used by the USDA to kill a rare potato pest has turned out to have nasty side effects for several eastern Idaho growers, officials said this week.
February 01, 2016
Event Calendar, Potato Equipment, Potato Storage, Seed Potatoes
Rob Monteleone

Washington-Oregon Potato Conference a Success

Over 200 potato growers, equipment dealers and other vendors gathered in Kennewick, Wash., for the 2016 Washington-Oregon Potato Conference.
February 01, 2016

Technology Turns Potato Waste into Fertilizer

Scientists in China have developed a way of making fertilizer from wastewater discharged by potato processing plants, solving a pollution problem that has held back the country’s potato ambitions.
January 26, 2016

Drones Help Detect Disease

Idaho researchers have found a way to use drones to detect diseased potato plants.
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