August 31, 2011
Potato Storage, Potato Equipment
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USPB IMPLEMENTS STRICTER USE OF NUTRITION SIGNATURE

The USPB Executive Committee has issued the steps they are taking to implement new procedures that have been approved by the USPB Administrative Commi
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August 30, 2011
Insecticide
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POTATO ROT NEMATODE CONFIRMED IN ONTARIO, CANADA

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has confirmed a detection of potato rot nematode (Ditylenchus destructor) in garlic from a two-acre farm fi
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August 29, 2011
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LATE BLIGHT THREATENS NEW BRUNSWICK

Late blight has been identified in eight parishes across the Canadian province New Brunswick, threatening the crops of potato growers.
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August 25, 2011
Potato Storage, Potato Harvesting, Seed Potatoes
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USPB ONLINE NUTRITION CAMPAIGN: IT'S WORKING!

The final Fiscal Year 2011 (FY11-July 1, 2010 to June 30, 2011) full-year report for the USPB's online nutrition campaign is attached following this s
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August 24, 2011
Potato Storage, Potato Harvesting, Seed Potatoes
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TOP 10 GREAT BRITAIN VARIETIES FOR 2011

The Great Britain-based Potato Council has produced provisional estimates of planted area for the top 10 varieties grown in Great Britain. These varie
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August 23, 2011
Potato Harvesting, Potato Equipment
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KEY TECHNOLOGY INTRODUCES ISO-GLIDE

Key Technology introduces its newest vibratory conveyor, Iso-Glide. An engineered modification of Key's popular Iso-Flo vibratory conveyor, Iso-Glide
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August 22, 2011
Potato Storage, Potato Harvesting, Seed Potatoes
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USPB DELIVERS 2010 POTATO SALES & UTILIZATION ESTIMATES

The USPB is pleased to deliver the industry's sales and utilization estimates for calendar year 2010. The full report is attached following this story
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August 19, 2011
Seed Potatoes
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POTATO GROWERS FROM BRAZIL SHOW INTEREST IN ANTIGO SEED

Potatoes growers from Brazil came to the United States as part of a reverse trade mission sponsored by the USPB in early August. The growers are inter
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August 18, 2011
Potato Equipment
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KINZE UNVEILS AUTONOMOUS ROW CROP TECH

Kinze Manufacturing, Inc. has introduced an innovative solution to increase productivity on the farm-the Kinze Autonomy Project. The technology, which
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August 17, 2011
Fertilizer
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NEW FERTILIZER FACILITY OPENS IN ASHLEY, MICH.

ST. JOHNS, Mich.-Agro-Culture Liquid Fertilizers announces the opening of their newest and largest manufacturing facility. The plant, located in Ashle
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August 16, 2011
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CANADIAN GROWERS LOSING WIREWORM WEAPON

Some Prince Edward Island potato growers are facing a serious infestation of wireworm and the only fix is about to be taken off the market.
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August 15, 2011
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LATE BLIGHT AFFECTING MAINE GROWERS

The rainy spring and summer have put a damper on the Aroostook County potato growing season, but the head of the Maine Potato Board said Wednesday tha
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August 12, 2011
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21 CONFIRMED LATE BLIGHT CASES IN PEI

There are now 21 confirmed cases of late blight on Prince Edward Island, including a first-time-ever case confirmed of blight in a rogue potato plant
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August 11, 2011
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TESCO SELLS "LA BONNOTTE" VARIETY

Tesco will start selling the world's "most expensive and exclusive" potatoes across the UK for the first time this week.
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August 10, 2011
Irrigation
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UW-MADISON LAUNCHES CENTRAL WIS. GROUNDWATER INITIATIVE

The groundwater of Wisconsin's Central Sands region is a vital resource that sustains a diverse regional economy comprised of rural communities, busin
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August 09, 2011
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NEW ISO STANDARDS FOR PROTECTIVE CLOTHING

A new ISO standard on protective clothing will help growers and agricultural workers to reduce job-related risks when using liquid pesticides. It defi
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August 08, 2011
Potato Storage, Potato Harvesting, Seed Potatoes
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APRE RELEASES STATEMENT IN "HEALTH AFFAIRS" JOURNAL

MCLEAN, Va.-The Alliance for Potato Research and Education (APRE) released the following statement commenting on the study issued Aug. 4 in the journa
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August 05, 2011
Insecticide
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REFILLABLE CONTAINERS RULE TAKES EFFECT AUG. 16

On Aug. 16, the EPA will require all portable and refillable pesticide containers to meet the following requirements:
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August 04, 2011
Potato Harvesting
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HUMANITARIAN BOWL RENAMED FAMOUS IDAHO POTATO BOWL

BOISE, Idaho-The Famous Idaho Potato Bowl was unveiled yesterday as the new name for the Humanitarian Bowl, which features a top selection from the We
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August 03, 2011
Potato Harvesting, Herbicide, Irrigation, Fertilizer, Insecticide, Fungicide, Seed Potatoes
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ABERDEEN R&E CENTER CELEBRATES CENTENNIAL

One of Idaho's oldest agricultural research centers celebrates its centennial this summer.
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August 02, 2011
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2011 ID CROP OUTLOOK STRONG

Though it's still early in the season, officials with the USDA said last week that 2011 is shaping to be a strong year for Idaho crops and commodities
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August 01, 2011
Fungicide, Seed Potatoes
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NORFOLK, UK POTATO TRIALS AT HALF-WAY STAGE

Scientists are waiting for blight to test disease resistance at the half-way stage of a three-year GM potato trial on Norwich Research Park. In Februa
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