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April 17, 2015
Fungicide, Potato Harvesting

Preparing for Late Blight

The presence of late blight in eastern Idaho in 2014 highlights the importance of managing for the disease in 2015.
April 16, 2015
Carl Collen

Bayer in Sustainable Potato Venture

Bayer CropScience and Dutch potato specialist Farm Frites have announced the beginning of a food chain partnership initiative designed to implement sustainable agricultural practices in potato cultivation in the Netherlands and Belgium.
April 15, 2015
Scott Mitchell Johnson, Presque Isle Star-Herald

Expansion Nearly Done for Maine Processor

A $7.5 million expansion project at Pineland Farms Naturally Potatoes in Mars Hill, Maine, is nearing completion.
April 15, 2015
Jon Bowman

Drones are Newest Tools on the Farm

Agribotix is a company that uses drones to help farmers get a view of their land and crops from above.
April 14, 2015

Idaho Truck Kicks off 2015 Tour

The Big Idaho Potato Truck is about to embark on its fourth cross-country journey, and its mission this year is bigger and more meaningful to local communities than ever before.
April 13, 2015

USPB Japan Celebrates Global Cuisine

The USPB representative office just completed a month-long celebration of global potato cuisine featuring U.S. potatoes.
April 12, 2015
Event Calendar, Irrigation

Boombacks to Host Dry Wheel Tracking Webinar

April 11, 2015

IPC Holds Potato Palooza in California

The Idaho Potato Commission held its second annual “Potato Palooza” last month for southern California food bloggers.
April 09, 2015

Pollinator Policy May Threaten Bee Health

As the president’s Pollinator Health Task Force is poised to release its National Pollinator Health Strategy this spring, Angela Logomasini cuts through the alarmism and misinformation that is driving the debate about honeybee hive health.
April 08, 2015

Washington Potato Season Under Way

Potato growers in Grant County, Wash., have begun the 2015 planting season.
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