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September 02, 2014
Daniel Vanderhorst

Industry Prepares for GMOs

The biotech industry is working to shape a more balanced conversation on GMOs.
September 02, 2014
Fungicide
Andrea Hill

Late Blight Found in Saskatchewan

Potato and tomato growers in Saskatchewan are on high alert after the fungal disease responsible for the Irish potato famine was reported in Saskatoon and Outlook last week.
September 01, 2014
Daniel Vanderhorst

Sun Shines on IGSA Convention

The 86th annual convention of the Idaho Grower-Shipper Association had a good mix of business and fun lined up for attendees.
August 31, 2014
Daniel Vanderhorst

IPC President Cautions Against Panic

The Idaho Potato Commission has had a successful year of promoting Idaho potatoes with lots more in the works for the coming year—including the return of its iconic giant potato truck.
August 30, 2014
Fungicide, Herbicide, Insecticide

ISDA Pesticide Disposal Program

The Idaho State Department of Ag has released the schedule for its 2014 fall pesticide disposal program collections.
August 29, 2014
Fertilizer

Bayer CropScience Highlights Innovations

BOONE, Iowa — Consumers are looking to farmers to use practices that leave a better world, and Bayer CropScience is responding to support growers by providing the innovative tools and resources to make it happen.
August 28, 2014
Irrigation

Stabenow Calls for More Info on Waters of U.S. Rule

Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Ag, said earlier this month that farmers need more clarity on the U.S. EPA and Army Corps of Engineers’ proposed Waters of the United States definition.
August 28, 2014
Joe Taschler

USDA: Farm Income Expected to Fall in 2014

Falling corn and soybean prices will result in a decline in net farm income in 2014, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said in a forecast report issued Tuesday.
August 27, 2014
Insecticide
Jamey Boyum

University of Texas Fights Zebra Chip

Many people have experienced the brown potato chip. It looks spoked or ringed and usually tastes bitter.
August 26, 2014
Fertilizer

Fall Options for Nitrogen Application

Spring nitrogen (N) applications are dependent on favorable weather and being able to get into the field in a timely manner. Fall applications of N can help eliminate many of these issues.
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