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February 18, 2017
New Products, Potato Equipment

AGCO Receives Awards for Innovation

AGCO Corporation received three 2017 AE50 awards from the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers for new, innovative technologies.
February 17, 2017

Syngenta Gets to Know Millennial Growers

As a new generation of growers prepare to take over their family farms, agribusinesses like Syngenta are getting ready for the transition.
February 17, 2017
Jonathan Knutson

USDA Looks at Family Farms

Family farms are one of the most controversial topics in modern agriculture. There’s widespread disagreement on what constitutes a family farm and what doesn’t.
February 16, 2017
Potato Storage
Robyn Feinberg

Nevada Lab Studies How Genes Affect Storability

Researchers Dylan Kosma and Patricia Santos are searching for ways to reduce potato crop losses during storage.
February 16, 2017

Oregon Contemplates GMO Ban

Earlier this month, legislation was introduced in Oregon that would repeal parts of a 2013 law that preempts local county laws or rules from regulating farm practices, including restrictions on GM crops.
February 16, 2017
Seed Potatoes

Canada Introduces New Varieties

February 16, 2017

Planting Time in North Florida

It’s potato planting time in Florida. St. Johns County in the northern part of the state is well-known for its potato production.
February 16, 2017
Fertilizer
Matt Hopkins

Fertilizer Institute Elects New Chair

The Fertilizer Institute’s board of directors last week elected Chuck Magro, president and CEO of Agrium, as its chairman. Tony Will, president and CEO of CF Industries, was elected vice chairman.
February 16, 2017

Idaho Potato Commission Shares Posts

February is American Heart month, and the Idaho Potato Commission is connecting with social media users with the message “Love Potatoes, Love Your Heart.”
February 13, 2017
Irrigation

Zimmerman Named IIEA Person of the Year

Don Zimmerman of Nelson Irrigation was selected as the Idaho Irrigation Equipment Association’s 2016 Person of the Year.
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