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November 01, 2014
Herbicide
Vicky Boyd

Ag Groups Seek Methyl Bromide Exemptions

More than 80 U.S. agricultural and commodity groups have signed a letter to Frank Lucas, chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, asking that Congress pass legislation to allow emergency use of the fumigant methyl bromide.
October 31, 2014
Andy Nelson

Halverson Named Black Gold CEO

Eric Halverson is the new chief executive officer of potato grower-shipper Black Gold Farms.
October 30, 2014
Potato Harvesting
Christina DiMartino

East Coast Potato Quality Good

“All signs along the East Coast are that harvests went well and will finish early,” says Ken Gad, owner of Cambridge Farms in South Easton, Mass.
October 28, 2014
Tiffany Sukola

Washington Commission Joins Asia Trade Mission

Members of the Washington State Potato Commission are gearing up to talk potatoes with government officials and industry representatives in various parts of Southeast Asia.
October 27, 2014
Andy Nelson

Idaho Shippers Bullish on Exports

Idaho grower-shippers are optimistic about export opportunities this year, even with most of Mexico once again closed.
October 26, 2014
The Associated Press

Simplot Plant Closure Delayed

J.R. Simplot Company is delaying the closure of a southwest Idaho potato processing plant.
October 26, 2014
Andy Nelson

Display Contest, Hispanic Outreach on IPC Agenda

The Idaho Potato Commission expects another year of big growth in its retail display contest, and also plans more outreach to the Hispanic community.
October 25, 2014
Herbicide

USDA Announces Measures for Diversified Weed Control

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Oct. 15 announced several steps that the USDA is taking to address the increase of herbicide resistant weeds in U.S. agricultural systems.
October 24, 2014
United States Potato Board

USPB to Hold Price Elasticity Webinar

Price is an inherently important piece when marketing any product, and potatoes are no exception to that. Fresh potatoes have experienced considerable price fluctuations over recent years and volume has seemed to follow a similar roller coaster.
October 24, 2014
Irrigation

Senninger Irrigation Introduces IrriExpress

Senninger Irrigation, a global leader in agricultural irrigation manufacturing, introduces IrriExpress, the latest in irrigation design software.
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