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March 03, 2015

Precision Ag Helps Soils Support Agriculture

With precision agriculture, farmers and soils work better, not harder.
March 03, 2015
American Society of Agronomy

Adopting Nitrogen-Efficient Technologies

When nitrogen finds its way from agricultural fields into water bodies and the atmosphere, it doesn’t just degrade water quality and contribute to climate change. That lost nitrogen also isn’t being used to grow crops, and farmers are losing money.
February 27, 2015

Monsanto Accepting “Farm Mom” Nominations

They are the heart of the families and the backbone of their farm operations. They are farm moms, and they nourish, nurse and care for everything and everyone in their families, on their farms and in their communities.
February 27, 2015
Potato Storage
Doug Ohlemeier

Mack Farms Joins Fresh Solutions Network

Mack Farms Inc. is the latest potato grower-shipper to join the Fresh Solutions Network.
February 26, 2015
Samantha Harms

IPC Names Contest Winner

Kate Suletzki, the blogger of A Cup of Sugar, a Pinch of Salt, won Food52’s Best Potato Recipe 2.0 Contest.
February 26, 2015

USDA Plans Network for Ag Women

Network will bring ag leaders together with common goal of connecting and empowering women in the ag industry
February 25, 2015

Basque Ag Institute Releases New Varieties

Potatoes are an essential food for humans and now two new varieties produced by the Basque Institute for Agricultural Research and Development have been added to the Registry of Commercial Varieties.
February 24, 2015

Stewardship and Weed Control

Check out an educational infographic describing the benefits of a good weed control plan, brought to us by our friends at FMC.
February 23, 2015
Kristi Pihl, Tri-City Herald

Processors Suffer from Strangled Ports

Columbia Basin potato processors slowed down during the West Coast port impasse, making fewer potatoes into french fries, hash browns and other potato products shipped around the world.
February 23, 2015
George Hohmann

West Virginians Urged to Grow Potatoes

West Virginia State Agriculture Commissioner Walt Helmick is on a mission to create jobs by convincing West Virginian landowners to produce potatoes—lots of potatoes.
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