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July 24, 2014
Irrigation

Valley Announces Field Days

Valley Irrigation will host two field days this year, scheduled in conjunction with two popular trade shows.
July 24, 2014
Kathleen Thomas Gaspar

Movement Steady in Aspen’s Program

“We’re taking care of our customers’ needs,” co-owner and sales agent Dwayne Weyers said recently of Aspen Produce’s year-round potato program.
July 24, 2014
Fungicide
Vicky Boyd

Resistant Blight Found in Wisconsin

Late blight was confirmed in a potato field in Portage County, Wis., July 18, but it's not the same strain as has been found elsewhere this year.
July 23, 2014

LSO-Positive Psyllid Found in Idaho

Miller Research and PNW Pest Alert have confirmed within their monitoring network 2014's first liberibacter-positive potato psyllid in Idaho.
July 23, 2014

Caribbean Potato Lover’s Month Award Presented

On July 11, Angel Rodriguez, SuperMax Fresh merchandising manager, received the 2014 Caribbean Potato Lover’s Month award during Expo MIDA in Puerto Rico.
July 22, 2014

Industry Leadership Institute to be Held in February

The National Potato Council and the U.S. Potato Board are accepting applications for the Potato Industry Leadership Institute class of 2015.
July 22, 2014

Study: Starchy Foods Necessary

French Nutritional Guidelines recommend consuming starchy foods at each meal and varying the source.
July 21, 2014
Fertilizer

ABM Expands Production Facility

Advanced Biological Marketing announces the expansion of its production facility at its corporate headquarters in Van Wert, Ohio.
July 20, 2014

Industry Leaders Give GMOs Guarded Endorsement

Leaders with the National Potato Council have taken a stance in favor of biotechnology, and U.S. Potato Board leaders are scheduled to vote on the issue soon.
July 17, 2014

New Directors Appointed to World Potato Congress

David Thompson, president and CEO of World Potato Congress Inc. (WPC), today announced the appointments of Ron Gall, Dr. Nora Olsen and Anne Fowlie as members of the Board of Directors.
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