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Nominations Open for Operator of the Year

Articles, Event Calendar

AGCO Corporation last week announced the opening of nominations for AGCO Application Equipment’s 12th Annual Operator of the Year award.

New Product: AGCO RoGator C Series Applicator

New Products

Exclusive LiquidLogic system provides effective cleanout, precise rates, greater control for on-target application and less product waste.

Scientists Focus on Zebra Chip

Articles

For the past several years, many potato researchers in several countries around the world have been focusing on the problem of zebra chip disease of potatoes.

Potato Waste May Be Useful for Ethanol Production

Articles

Researchers at Penn State have developed a novel approach to more efficiently convert potato waste into ethanol, which may lead to reduced production costs for biofuel and add extra value for chip makers.

Syngenta Celebrates 150 Years in Vegetable Seeds

Articles

On July 1, Syngenta celebrated 150 years in vegetable seeds.

Howler Fungicide Receives EPA Registration

Fungicide, New Products

Highly efficacious fungicide for specialty crops developed by AgBiome

New Brunswick Lab Shares Progress

Articles

The Fredericton Research and Development Centre held an open house Saturday to show members of the public what goes into getting potatoes from the fields to their tables.

Barham Joins Nufarm

Articles

Ken Barham has been named vice president of customer and brand marketing at Nufarm Americas.

CSS Farms Acquires Agri-Pack

Articles

CSS Farms’ recently acquired Agri-Pack LLC in Pasco, Wash., and its Northwest farming operations.

PVY Ebook Available

New Products

Potato Virus Y: Biodiversity, Pathogenicity, Epidemiology and Management

Sustainability Consortium Partners with Potato Sustainability Initiative

Articles

Mutual membership brings over 500 growers and key retail partners together to create more sustainable growing practices for potatoes

New Product: Old Oak Farms Party Potatoes

New Products

RPE to make fingerling potatoes the unexpected crowd pleaser

DuPont Acquires Granular

Articles

DuPont has penned a definitive agreement to acquire Granular, Inc., a software and analytics tools provider that helps farms improve efficiency, profitability and sustainability.

McCain Embraces Analytics

Articles

McCain Foods' chief information officer discusses how MicroStrategy, an enterprise analytics and mobility company, has enabled McCain to completely transform its business.

Potato-bound Polyphenols: A Novel Method for Gut Health?

Articles

The ability of polyphenols to bind with different types of potato cells may provide a new means of delivering these healthy organic chemicals to the gut.

Insurance a Big Part of Irrigation Management

Articles, Irrigation

When choosing an insurance provider for center pivot and linear irrigation coverage, it’s important to pick a company that knows and understands the irrigation business.