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.

Making Fertigation Work for Your Farm

Articles, Fertilizer, Irrigation

This technology provides the opportunity to apply precise rates of water and fertilizers to the crop, and therefore, if designed correctly, can be an important precision agriculture tool.

Managing Moisture Key for Red River Valley Growers

Articles

“Selecting irrigated ground has been well worth it, and this year was absolutely a prime example with the dry growing season that we had,” says Black Gold Farms' Keith Groven.

Soil Holds the Secret to Mitigating Climate Change

Articles

Food production doesn’t have to be a victim of climate change. New research from Michigan State University suggests that crop yields and the global food supply chain can be preserved by harnessing the soil.

Northwest Crop's 2017 Value Released

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Idaho, Oregon, Washington potato industry valued at $1.83 billion for 2017

Bridging the Gap Between Engineering and Farming

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An interdisciplinary team at Iowa State University is trying to bridge the gap between agronomy and engineering to increase efficiency and reduce uncertainty for a range of key agricultural issues.

GROWMARK Announces 2019 Essay Contest Theme

Articles

The contest is open to all high school FFA members in Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Ohio, and Wisconsin.

Idaho: Solid Norkotah Crop; Burbanks Lighter

Articles, Potato Harvesting

While there is always variation from one field to another, growers were generally reporting good volumes of russet Norkotahs with a good size structure and very good quality.

Alberta Growers Fret over Late-Summer Snow

Articles, Potato Harvesting

Some Alberta growers are concerned about their crops after a late-summer snowfall blanketed parts of the province, with more flurries expected in the forecast.

U.S. Potato Export Value Reaches Record High

Articles

The $1.8 billion in international potato sales is the highest ever for the United States.

Coalition Sponsors Cuba-U.S. Agriculture Business Conference

Articles, Event Calendar

Nov. 8–10 in Havana, Cuba

National Ag Day 2019 Announced

Articles, Event Calendar

The Agriculture Council of America will host National Agriculture Day on March 19. This will mark the 46th anniversary of National Ag Day, and the 2019 theme is "Agriculture: Food for Life."

Water a Concern for Colorado Growers

Articles, Irrigation

San Luis Valley potato growers need Colorado to get more snow this coming winter than it got this past winter.

U.S. Senator Calls for Probe of Alleged Canadian Potato Dumping

Articles

Canadian growers fire back, saying a favorable exchange rate is the only advantage they enjoy.

New Product: Scotts Evolution Table

New Products, Potato Harvesting

Scotts Precision Manufacturing Ltd. has launched the next generation of its dirt-eliminating Evolution Table. The equipment manufacturer has added programmable memory roller settings, self-cleaning and gentle salad rollers to its vegetable and fruit clean

How to Manage Pink Rot

Articles, Potato Storage

Pink rot is an important storage disease of potatoes. Caused by a soil-borne pathogen, Phytopthora erythroseptica, it’s found in potato-growing regions throughout the world.