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September 01, 2014
Daniel Vanderhorst

Sun Shines on IGSA Convention

The 86th annual convention of the Idaho Grower-Shipper Association had a good mix of business and fun lined up for attendees.
August 31, 2014
Daniel Vanderhorst

IPC President Cautions Against Panic

The Idaho Potato Commission has had a successful year of promoting Idaho potatoes with lots more in the works for the coming year—including the return of its iconic giant potato truck.
August 30, 2014
Fungicide, Herbicide, Insecticide

ISDA Pesticide Disposal Program

The Idaho State Department of Ag has released the schedule for its 2014 fall pesticide disposal program collections.
August 29, 2014

Bayer CropScience Highlights Innovations

BOONE, Iowa — Consumers are looking to farmers to use practices that leave a better world, and Bayer CropScience is responding to support growers by providing the innovative tools and resources to make it happen.
August 28, 2014

Stabenow Calls for More Info on Waters of U.S. Rule

Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Ag, said earlier this month that farmers need more clarity on the U.S. EPA and Army Corps of Engineers’ proposed Waters of the United States definition.
August 28, 2014
Joe Taschler

USDA: Farm Income Expected to Fall in 2014

Falling corn and soybean prices will result in a decline in net farm income in 2014, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said in a forecast report issued Tuesday.
August 27, 2014
Jamey Boyum

University of Texas Fights Zebra Chip

Many people have experienced the brown potato chip. It looks spoked or ringed and usually tastes bitter.
August 26, 2014

Fall Options for Nitrogen Application

Spring nitrogen (N) applications are dependent on favorable weather and being able to get into the field in a timely manner. Fall applications of N can help eliminate many of these issues.
August 25, 2014
Andy Walker

Irrigation Debate Rages on in P.E.I.

Looking for a stimulating discussion the next time you visit Prince Edward Island? Walk into any public place and utter the words “deep water wells.”
August 22, 2014
Vicky Boyd

Videos Chronicle PEI Industry Leaders

The Prince Edward Island potato industry has recorded its history for posterity sake and to share with the public and the next generation of potato growers.
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