September 30, 2010
Potato Storage, Potato Harvesting, Seed Potatoes
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POTATO HARVEST IN ND AND MN

The potato harvest in North Dakota continued slowly as the first frost of the season hit this week, according to the USDA, National Agricultural Stati
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September 29, 2010
Potato Storage, Potato Harvesting, Fertilizer, Potato Equipment
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WAGENINGEN UR TO USE EXZACT PRECISION TECHNOLOGY

INDIANAPOLIS and WAGENINGEN, NETHERLANDS -Sept. 20, 2010- Dow AgroSciences LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), an
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September 28, 2010
Potato Storage, Potato Harvesting
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IDAHO 2009 POTATO CROP REVISED

Final disposition numbers show Idaho's 2009 potato crop totalling 133 million cwt, an increase of 1.1 percent from earlier estimates. Field run yield
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September 27, 2010
Herbicide, Fungicide, Potato Equipment
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APS NAMES PRESIDENT FOR 2010-2011

ST. PAUL, Minn.-The American Phytopathological Society (APS) named a president for 2010-2011 at their 2010 Annual Meeting in Charlotte, N.C., in Augus
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September 24, 2010
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MONSANTO AND AGRAQUEST TO COLLABORATE

Monsanto Company and AgraQuest Inc. have entered into a collaboration to evaluate the potential use of AgraQuest's pipeline of biopesticide leads to d
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September 23, 2010
Potato Harvesting, Seed Potatoes, Potato Equipment
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FIRST AMFLORA STARCH POTATO HARVEST ANNOUNCED

GERMANY-The German Federal Minister of Economics and Technology, Rainer BrĂ¼derle, last week helped to start the harvesting of the Amflora potatoes in
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September 22, 2010
Potato Storage, Potato Harvesting
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FLEISHMAN-HILLARD LOSES MCCAIN FOODS

Fleishman-Hillard is to split from McCain Foods (GB) after five years, following the client's decision to shift the wide-ranging account to Nexus PR.
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September 21, 2010
Potato Harvesting, Fungicide, Seed Potatoes
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POTATO EUROPE SHOWCASES NEW PRODUCTS

New products were exhibited at the Potato Europe expo earlier this month, at Rittergut Bockerode in Germany.
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September 20, 2010
Potato Storage, Potato Harvesting, Seed Potatoes
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RESEARCH: NO CORRELATION WITH ACRYLAMIDE IN CHIPS

OTTAWA, Ont.-A report, "Antioxidant Capacity of Potato Chips and Snapshot Trends in Acrylamide Content in Potato Chips and Cereals on the Canadian Mar
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September 17, 2010
Potato Harvesting, Insecticide
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LASALLE, COLO, POTATOES HIT WITH TEXAS BUG

(thedenverchannel.com) LASALLE, Colo.-Colorado's potato crop is taking a devastating hit this year, all because of a bug that literally blew in on the
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September 16, 2010
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PHARM AND HERBICIDES: CLOSE COUSINS OFFER NEW PATHS

Many pharmaceuticals have a lot in common with herbicides. In fact, for years most pharmaceutical companies had accompanying agrochemical divisions. W
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September 15, 2010
Seed Potatoes
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"FOCUS ON POTATO" PUBLISHES NEW WEBCAST ON PVY

"Focus on Potato" of the Plant Management Network has published a new webscast: "The Changing Face of Potato Virus Y" by Dr. Steward Gray of USDA-ARS.
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September 14, 2010
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U.S. EXPORTS REMAIN STRONG

DENVER-Exports of U.S. potatoes and products for July 2009 through June 2010 (MY09/10) totaled 1,229,853 metric tons (MT) valued at $1,172,702,250.
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September 13, 2010
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RTM VISITS PAUL-BASED RAIN FOR RENT

DESHLER, Neb.-Rain for Rent, a Reinke mechanized irrigation dealership based in Paul, Idaho, hosted an African delegation on August 4 as part of the U
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September 10, 2010
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FIRST EVER MANNAPACK MOBILEPACK HELD

AMERICAN FALLS, Idaho-The first-ever MannaPack Potato-D MobilePack event was kicked off on August 13-14 in American Falls, Idaho. MannaPack Potato-D a
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September 09, 2010
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ISDA COLLECTING UNUSABLE PESTICIDES

The Idaho State Department of Agriculture will be collecting unusable pesticides in eastern and southern Idaho Sept. 13-16. Pre-registration is requir
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September 08, 2010
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BAYER AGREES TO TERMINATE ALDICARB USES

The U.S. EPA and Bayer CropScience, the manufacturer, have reached an agreement to end use of the pesticide aldicarb in the United States. A new risk
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September 07, 2010
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ELECTRIC SHOCK CAN BOOST ANTI-OX IN POTATOES

Scientists have reported the discovery of two simple, inexpensive ways of boosting the amounts of healthful antioxidant substances in potatoes. One in
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September 03, 2010
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MEXICO CHANGES RETALIATION LIST, BUT NO RESOLUTION

WASHINGTON, D.C.-The National Potato Council (NPC) is disappointed by the lack of resolution in the ongoing trade dispute centering on Mexican trucks
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September 02, 2010
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NPC WEIGHS IN ON ALDICARB RULING

Washington, D.C.-The National Potato Council (NPC) is concerned by the recent decision to cancel the registration of aldicarb, a vital tool for U.S. p
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September 01, 2010
Herbicide, Insecticide
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PLITT TO LEAD VALENT AG SALES GROUP

WALNUT CREEK, Calif.-Valent U.S.A. Corporation announces Matt Plitt has joined the company as senior director of sales for its growing agricultural bu
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