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October 25, 2014

USDA Announces Measures for Diversified Weed Control

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Oct. 15 announced several steps that the USDA is taking to address the increase of herbicide resistant weeds in U.S. agricultural systems.
October 24, 2014
United States Potato Board

USPB to Hold Price Elasticity Webinar

Price is an inherently important piece when marketing any product, and potatoes are no exception to that. Fresh potatoes have experienced considerable price fluctuations over recent years and volume has seemed to follow a similar roller coaster.
October 24, 2014

Senninger Irrigation Introduces IrriExpress

Senninger Irrigation, a global leader in agricultural irrigation manufacturing, introduces IrriExpress, the latest in irrigation design software.
October 23, 2014

Syngenta Video Series Showcases Technologies

Syngenta has released a new series of Crop Talk videos showcasing growers’ biggest challenges and how the company is committed to providing solutions.
October 23, 2014

IPC Launches New National TV Commercial

The IPC recently launched its new national television commercial, which again features the now famous farmer searching for his Truck. But this year, his search soars to news heights with the help of a fellow farmer.
October 22, 2014
Event Calendar, Insecticide

Idaho Association of Plant Protection Annual Meeting

The Idaho Association of Plant Protection will be holding its annual meeting at the Jerome Best Western on Wednesday, Nov. 5 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m.
October 20, 2014
Tracy McVeigh

Potatoes Poised to Launch Food Revolution

Last week Dr. Arjen de Vos beat 560 competitors from 90 countries to win the prestigious USAid grand challenge award for its salt-tolerant potato.
October 17, 2014
Amanda Solliday

Florida Scientists Design 3-D Printed Insect Traps

Researchers are now employing 3-D printing technology to build far more complicated contraptions.
October 17, 2014
Dr. Maureen Storey

Potatoes' Role in WIC Examined

USDA Economic Research Service (ERS) and Food and Nutrition Service are sponsoring a 32-month project at the Institute of Medicine (IOM) to re-examine the WIC food package.
October 16, 2014
United States Potato Board

U.S. Frozen Gain Greater Retail Presence in Mexico

U.S. frozen potato products have been consolidating their presence in Mexico’s retail chains over the past few years.
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