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BioCeresWP Biological Mycoinsecticide

Articles, Insecticide, New Products

BioCeres WP is used for the biological control of numerous pests including whiteflies, aphids and thrips by adhering to and penetrating the insect’s exoskeleton.

H2OExcel Can Reduce Winter Desiccation

New Products

Increases water absorption, nutrient uptake prior to dormancy

P.E.I. Shipping to Make Up for Low Yields


Island production fell 8 percent overall after dry summer.

Vive, United Announce Partnership


Vive Crop Protection and United Potato Growers of America are pleased to announce that Vive is now a United Potato Partner.

Chip Bags Track Potatoes Back to Farm

Articles, New Products

Kettle Brand is tagging its bags of chips with codes that let customers see which farmers grew the potatoes for them.

Michigan Upper Peninsula Variety Trial Results

Articles, Seed Potatoes

Small-scale field trials of 36 different potato varieties were planted in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, allowing growers to survey results and choose promising varieties for their operations.

In-Store Display Banners Available for Retailers


Potatoes USA has developed a variety of in-store display merchandise to elevate potato promotions for retailers throughout the U.S.

BASF Submits Trunemco Nematode Management for Registration

Insecticide, New Products

A new seed treatment mode of action to defend against damaging nematode species

ICON Panels Named Agri Marketing Product of Year

Irrigation, New Products

Valley Irrigation’s ICON series of smart panels has been named New Product of the Year by Agri Marketing Magazine.

Colorado Hoping NAFTA Improves Export Market


With ongoing efforts in research projects, successes with newer varieties and encouragement from some governmental quarters, 2017 is closing out as a year of accomplishments for the Colorado potato industry.

Tomra, Grimme Team Up to Improve Sorting Solutions

Articles, Potato Equipment

Leaders in sorting and grading provide innovative technologies to help customers increase efficiency and quality

New Product: Zimmatic Water Pumping & Filtration Solutions

Irrigation, New Products

Zimmatic by Lindsay has introduced a fully integrated line of water pumping and filtration products designed to help growers maximize the efficiency of their irrigation systems.

New Product: Kuhn VB 3100 Series Round Balers

New Products

Kuhn offers a new generation of round balers enabling operators to meet the challenges of tomorrow with simple yet reliable designs.

Potato Marketers See Lower Volumes, Firm Pricing


Tough growing conditions in some regions—and a wide range of temperatures during harvest—led to a U.S. potato crop that marketers describe as about average.

New Product: All-Natural Humates from Brookside Agra

Fertilizer, New Products

Humates work to boost soil microbial populations, increase water retention, reduce erosion

Waste Not…


Potato waste may be useful for ethanol production