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June 30, 2015
Seed Potatoes
Devin Higgins

WPSC, WSU Host Field Day

The gathering in Othello, Wash., was all about growing potatoes in the Columbia Basin.
June 30, 2015

PVOs Visit Potato Country

A recent trade mission to “potato country” for private voluntary organizations helped to change perceptions of U.S. dehydrated potatoes and spur ideas for new projects.
June 29, 2015
Fungicide
Jonathan Knutson

Good News from NDSU Potato Blightline

No news is good news, at least when it comes to late blight.
June 29, 2015

National Park Partners with Navajo Pride

Navajo Pride is a brand of agricultural products produced on the 75,000-acre farm of the Navajo Agricultural Products Industry.
June 27, 2015

Industry Set for FDA Actions

On June 16, the FDA announced regulation to revoke the “Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS)” status of partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs)for use in food.
June 20, 2015
Fertilizer

Dosatron Introducts Multiple Fertilizer Injection System

Dosatron International, Inc. announced the installation of a large, multiple fertilizer injection system.
June 20, 2015

Mahindra Awards Scholarships

Twenty high school graduates received college scholarships totaling $32,000 from Mahindra USA.
June 19, 2015
Insecticide
Harvey Black

IPM Strategies for Colorado Beetle

As the effectiveness of the primary chemical weapon against the Colorado potato beetle starts to wane, new ways to manage this pest are needed.
June 18, 2015
Jen Lynds, Bangor Daily News

Maine, Canadian Growers Learn in Argentina

Maine and Canadian potato growers and McCain Foods executives travelled 12,000 miles south this winter to visit with their counterparts in Argentina to see what they could learn from each other.
June 18, 2015
Fungicide
Willie Kirk and Noah Rosenzweig

Chlorothalonil Alternatives for Late Blight

Chlorothalonil for potato late blight control is in limited supply for 2015. Growers should consider these fungicide modifications.
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