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April 02, 2015
Seed Potatoes

Wild Gene Could Stop Blight

Years of searching have unearthed a gene that may prevent potato plants from succumbing to late blight.
April 01, 2015
Insecticide

Meetings on Insect-Vectored Pathogens

May 14 through 20, leading international scientists, extension specialists, and agricultural industry professionals will convene to discuss the latest findings in thrips and tospovirus biology, ecology and management.
April 01, 2015
Deb Cleworth

Sommers Honored for Accomplishments

Jeff Sommers, co-owner of Wysocki Family of Cos. and general manager of Wysocki Produce Farm, was recognized as a 2015 Master Agriculturist.
March 31, 2015

BioConsortia Celebrates One Year

BioConsortia celebrates first year anniversary, completing successful field trials on corn and spring wheat in Midwest, with soybean and other trials planned for Europe and Latin America in 2015.
March 31, 2015
Washington State Potato Commission PR

WSPC Hires Director of Industry Outreach

The Washington State Potato Commission announces the addition of Dr. Matthew Blua as the director of industry outreach.
March 30, 2015
Potato Harvesting
Maggie Giuffrida

Volume Steady for Florida Fresh Potato Growers

A grower cooperative based in southern Florida says winter harvest is looking good.
March 25, 2015
New Products, Potato Equipment

Sorter a Success for German Company

Using the Tomra Halo sorter, Hof Trumann, which grows about 90 acres of potatoes in Wendland, Germany, has seen an increase in efficiency, turnover and quality of the end product.
March 24, 2015

Wisconsin Spudmobile to Make Appearance

Spring is here and summer is on the horizon, and so is a busy schedule for the Wisconsin Spudmobile. This week, Wisconsin’s traveling billboard continues on the road.
March 23, 2015
Irrigation
Dave Goins

Idaho Needs Storms to Bolster Water Supply

Possible precipitation this week in Idaho's Bear River Basin could augment water supplies there, USDA hydrologist Ron Abramovich said recently.
March 23, 2015

Ag Fair Nets Win for Food Banks

The Washington State Potato Commission donated 2,500 pounds of potatoes to charity last week.
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