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October 01, 2014

Irrigation Show to Highlight Education, Innovation

The 2014 Irrigation Show & Education Conference, Nov. 17-21 in Phoenix, brings together everything under the sun for irrigation and water management. Discounted early bird registration for the show and classes is available through Friday, Oct. 17.
October 01, 2014
Kathy Hedberg, The Lewiston Tribune

Russets a Source of Idaho Pride

It is next to impossible to find the big Russet Idaho baker potatoes in Idaho grocery stores.
September 30, 2014
Keith Ridler, Associated Press

Eradicating Nematode Tough Going in Idaho

A team of scientists at the University of Idaho is trying to find a way to stop a microscopic parasite that damages potato crops and has now infested 2,400 acres in southeastern Idaho.
September 29, 2014
Potato Harvesting
Erica Stapleton

Harvest Under Way in Northern Maine

Aroostook County, Maine, is one of the last areas in the country to close schools for the potato harvest.
September 27, 2014
Potato Harvesting

Oregon Crop Looking Good

Watching potatoes tumble down the conveyor belt into storage at Royale Columbia Farms is enough to make Greg Juul a little dizzy.
September 26, 2014

Halt in Exports to Mexico Manageable

Though the stop to U.S. potato exports to Mexico has been unfortunate, not being able to ship potatoes deep into Mexico is not likely to significantly affect export programs this year.
September 26, 2014

Fertilizer Industry Organizations Join Global Alliance

The Global Alliance for Climate Smart Agriculture was formed to help governments, farmers, scientists, business and civil society to improve agricultural practices, food systems and food policies.
September 25, 2014

T-L Introduces Precision Mobile Drip Irrigation

T-L Irrigation’s stated has always been “The Choice is Simple.” T-L has gone one step farther in combining the simplicity of hydraulics and irrigation. This new application is called PMDI (Precision Mobile Drip Irrigation).
September 25, 2014
Danielle Venton

Variety Stages Comeback from near Extinction

The Bodega Red potato was once a mainstay of life in northern California’s North Bay.
September 24, 2014

PNW Potato Crop $1.98 Billion for 2013

The final value of Idaho's 2013 potato crop was $1.02 billion, up 2 percent from 2012. The marketing year average price for potatoes in Idaho was $7.75 per cwt., up $0.70 from last year.
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