September 30, 2009
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POTATO FAMINE BLIGHT DNA DECODED

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September 28, 2009
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WEED MANAGEMENT FOR ORGANIC FARMING

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September 25, 2009
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BLIGHT THREAT EASES IN RED RIVER VALLEY

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September 24, 2009
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LATE BLIGHT IN ND TRIGGERS SPRAYING

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September 23, 2009
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FEWER CONSUMERS CAN AFFORD HEALTHY FOOD OPTIONS

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September 22, 2009
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NEW MICROWAVEABLE FRIES FROM CONAGRA

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September 18, 2009
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IDAHO'S 2008 PRODUCTION REVISED, UP 1.5 PERCENT

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September 17, 2009
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IPC LAUNCHES GAME AND SWEEPSTAKES

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September 16, 2009
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2009 IRRIGATION SHOW REGISTRATION NOW AVAILABLE

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September 14, 2009
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GREENHOUSE EMISSIONS DRAFT RULE GOES TO WHITE HOUSE

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September 11, 2009
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CHUCK GUNNERSON NAMED NPPGA PRESIDENT

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September 10, 2009
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PRICES DROP IN IDAHO

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September 09, 2009
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ALL IS WELL IN WISCONSIN DESPITE LATE BLIGHT

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September 08, 2009
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CIPC DEVELOPED FOR SPROUT INHIBITION

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September 07, 2009| Published in the September 2009 issue
Tim O'Conner, USPB CEO

A Fundamental Transformation?: Changes with the current recession

HISTORICALLY, FRESH POTATOES have been countercyclical to recessionary economic periods, as consumers returned to foods that delivered value and comfort for their money.
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September 07, 2009| Published in the September 2009 issue
Fertilizer

Agro-K Changes Name of Phosphite Product Line

Agro-K Corporation originally introduced a comprehensive line of systemic phosphite-based foliar nutrients in 2001, under the "Vigor-Phos" brand (Vigor-Cal-Phos, Vigor-Zinc-Phos, etc.).
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September 07, 2009| Published in the September 2009 issue

ARS Research Promotes Sustainable Potato Production

Americans annually consume about 130 pounds of fresh and processed potatoes per capita, and in 2008 U.S. farmers harvested some 41.3 billion pounds on more than one million acres.
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September 07, 2009| Published in the September 2009 issue
New Products, Potato Equipment
Jason Wickham

Baggin' It: Potato Bagging and Packing Products

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September 07, 2009| Published in the September 2009 issue
Potato Equipment

Bobcat Introduces M-Series Loaders

The new Bobcat M-Series skid-steer and compact track loaders feature the most significant design changes undertaken by the company.
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September 07, 2009| Published in the September 2009 issue
Potato Equipment
Tyler J. Baum, Editor

Ears Wide Open: Milestone of Blackfoot, Idaho

Rather than just selling their equipment and then thinking their job is done, Milestone is actually training the growers how to start and run the new equipment.
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September 07, 2009| Published in the September 2009 issue
Tyler J. Baum, Editor

From The Field: Ace in the Hand

I've never been much of a fan of country music (okay, stop with the booing), but I've always liked the classic song by Kenny Rogers, "The Gambler."
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September 07, 2009| Published in the September 2009 issue
David Fairbourn

Goodness... Trademarked: "Potatoes... Goodness Unearthed" now a registered trademark

IN MAY 2009, the United States Potato Board received official notice that "Potatoes.Goodness Unearthed" had successfully completed the trademark registration process.
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September 07, 2009| Published in the September 2009 issue
David Fairbourn

I Am the USPB!: Meet Melanie Likes of Shelley, Idaho

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September 07, 2009| Published in the September 2009 issue
Marleke de Rijke, VP of Rabobank International Food & Agribusiness Research

New Ideas: Retail innovation needed to increase demand

IN TODAY'S ECONOMY, more people are eating at home, and among the items consumed are frozen french fries.
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September 07, 2009| Published in the September 2009 issue
Frank Muir, IPC President

On A Mission: IPC's mission statement revised

THREE YEARS AGO, IPC commissioners and the executive staff drafted a mission statement for the Idaho Potato Commission. The purpose was to consolidate the many pages of rules and guidelines governing the Commission into a succinct, understandable statemen
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September 07, 2009| Published in the September 2009 issue
Seed Potatoes
Paris Penfold, United Potato Growers of Idaho Seed District Chairman

Planning Ahead: Seed growers avert disaster through United

SEED POTATO GROWERS IN MY AREA-and I believe the rest of the country-avoided disaster this past season thanks to our ability to legally communicate and coordinate the flow of our product to the market through market research by and membership in United Po
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September 07, 2009| Published in the September 2009 issue

Royal Purple Introduces Maxfilm

No matter what type of project or item you are working on, at some point you're going to need some lubrication. So why not buy one can that can do it all?
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September 07, 2009| Published in the September 2009 issue
Potato Storage
Tina Brandt, Nora Olsen, Jeff Stark and Sanjay Gupta, UI Staff

Storing the Big Three: Characteristics of Alpine Russet, Classic Russet, and Clearwater Russet

IN THE PAST 10 YEARS, 12 new russet varieties have been released by the Tri State (Idaho, Oregon and Washington) breeding program.
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September 07, 2009| Published in the September 2009 issue
Potato Storage
Nora Olsen, Extension Potato Specialist, and Sanjay Gupta, Post-Harvest Physiologist

Sugar High: Keeping potato sugars down

IN MOST FRUITS AND VEGETABLES, such as apples or carrots, it is desirable to have high levels of sugars.
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September 07, 2009| Published in the September 2009 issue
Herbicide

TKI Acquires Linuron Herbicide

Tessenderlo Kerley, Inc. (TKI) announces the purchase of the linuron herbicide assets from DuPont Crop Protection, Wilmington, Del. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
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September 03, 2009
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FEWER ID PRODUCERS DOING MORE WITH COMPUTERS

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September 02, 2009
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POTATO HARVEST BEGINS

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September 01, 2009
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WPVGA BROADENS SUSTAINABILITY HORIZONS

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