December 27, 2011
Potato Storage, Potato Harvesting, Herbicide, Irrigation, Fertilizer, Insecticide, Fungicide, Seed Potatoes, Potato Equipment
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2011 ID COST OF PRODUCTION-5-YEAR TREND

Attached is a copy of the "Idaho Cost of Potato Production 5-Year Trends," from 2006 to 2011. It is also available at the following link:
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December 23, 2011
Potato Storage, Potato Harvesting, Herbicide, Irrigation, Fertilizer, Insecticide, Fungicide, Seed Potatoes, Potato Equipment
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SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE AT WORLD POTATO CONGRESS 2012

"There's something for everyone in the potato industry to be had from attending the World Potato Congress next May in Edinburgh-I can guarantee that,"
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December 22, 2011
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U.S. FALL PRODUCTION UP 6%

Despite below-average yields in many states, a 7-percent increase in harvested area boosted U.S. production of fall potatoes to an estimated 387.4 mil
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December 21, 2011
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ID INDUSTRY EYES MEXICO, BRAZIL

MEXICO CITY-Potato industry representatives who met with top-level officials of major food companies during Idaho's trade mission to Mexico and Brazil
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December 20, 2011
Insecticide, Fungicide, Seed Potatoes
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SYNGENTA TO MATCH DONATIONS FOR FMSC AT POTATO EXPO

GREENSBORO, N.C.-Continuing its commitment to helping ensure global food security, Syngenta will collect monetary donations to Feed My Starving Childr
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December 19, 2011
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RESEARCHER WARNS AGAINST OVERUSING PESTICIDES

HERMISTON, Ore.-An independent researcher in a presentation in Hermiston, Ore., Nov. 30 challenged potato growers to stop relying on neonicotinoid and
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December 16, 2011
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PVMI RELEASES THREE NEW VARIETIES

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December 15, 2011
Potato Storage
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INFLATABLE POTATO STORAGE FAILS TO RAISE INTEREST IN ID

The creators of a massive, inflatable potato storage that recently hit the market promise their product will cut costs dramatically for growers in nee
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December 14, 2011
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JUDGE RULES POTATO GROWERS AREN'T EXEMPT FROM ANTITRUST LAWS

Potato growers are not exempt from antitrust laws that prohibit collusion, including "acreage reductions, production restrictions or collusive crop pl
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December 13, 2011
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NOLTE: ID SHOULD CONSIDER LOWER PVY LIMIT IN SEED POTATOES

Idaho should consider a more stringent cap on the percentage of seed potatoes infected with potato virus Y that may be replanted for more seeds, an in
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December 12, 2011
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USPB REVISES PGUNS REGULATIONS

USPB revised the original guidelines to create a new set of regulations that ensures PGUNS is used in an approved manner as a nutritional message and
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December 09, 2011
Potato Storage, Potato Harvesting, Herbicide, Irrigation, Fertilizer, Insecticide, Fungicide, Seed Potatoes, Potato Equipment
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2011 ID POTATO PRODUCTION COSTS REPORT

The 2011 Idaho Potato Production Costs Report is now available.
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December 08, 2011| Published in the December 2011 issue
John Keeling

A Momentous Step

On October 18, Congress took a momentous step toward reversing years of prejudicial federal public policy against the potato.
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December 08, 2011| Published in the December 2011 issue
Dave Warsh

Everyone Wins: United is the solution for today's challenges

No matter if we are talking about supply and demand data or membership in United Potato Growers of America, there is definitely strength in numbers.
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December 08, 2011| Published in the December 2011 issue

No Single Grower

The potato industry's largest problems are difficult matters, such as reversing declining demand, reducing acrylamide levels in potato products, defen
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December 08, 2011| Published in the December 2011 issue
Tyler J. Baum

Don't Be Psyllid: Zebra Chip Carrier Spreads North

It seems as though a southern threat is moving north.
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December 08, 2011| Published in the December 2011 issue

Gellert Agri-Star Control Panel

In 2006, The Gellert Company introduced the Agri-Star Control Panel to the domestic and Canadian raw product storage industries.
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December 08, 2011| Published in the December 2011 issue

Gorman Micro-Vent Vision Control Panel

The biggest visible feature of the Micro-vent Vision Panel is the 10-inch, vibrant, touch-screen interface, enabling users to see and manage their inf
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December 08, 2011| Published in the December 2011 issue

Guardian Ozone

Guardian's Ensure-FS ozone gas fumigation and ozonated water wash systems, featuring industry-leading Plasma Block ozone generators, provides direct q
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December 08, 2011| Published in the December 2011 issue

Pace International GREENr Biox

The GREENr Biox family of sprout suppression products is comprised of specialized liquid formulations of Clove Oil (Eugenol) and CIPC for use in lines
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December 08, 2011| Published in the December 2011 issue
Robert Davidson and Andrew Houser

Powdery Scab Control: Identifying problem field

Powdery scab disease of potatoes caused by the pathogen Spongospora subterranean has become more of an issue in many potato-growing regions in the U.S
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December 08, 2011| Published in the December 2011 issue

Techmark's In-floor Air Cup System

Techmark has designed an in-floor Air Cup system to provide uniform air flow across your entire storage floor.
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December 08, 2011| Published in the December 2011 issue
Frank Muir

The Final Countdown!: Anticipating the inaugural

Since August, we have been counting down the days to the inaugural Famous Idaho Potato Bowl.
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December 08, 2011| Published in the December 2011 issue

Turbo-Max Vertical Tillage Tool

Great Plains has a completely new vertical tillage machine rolling down its state-of-the-art production line in Ellsworth, Kan. Its name is Turbo-Max.
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December 08, 2011| Published in the December 2011 issue
A.J. Gevens

You Are What You Grow: Managing potato diseases from field to fork

The successful storage of potatoes for processing or table stock requires the management of a healthy crop from planting to harvest and appropriate co
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December 08, 2011| Published in the December 2011 issue
Phillip Nolte, Mike Thornton, Erik Wenninger,

Zebra Chip In Idaho

By now it's no secret that a fair number of tuber samples that are infected with zebra chip have been collected from Idaho fields and storages.
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December 08, 2011| Published in the December 2011 issue

CSU Study Shows Storage Effect on Antioxidants

FORT COLLINS, Colo.-A Colorado State University study evaluated the effect of storage on antioxidants and anti-cancer properties in colored potatoes,
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December 08, 2011| Published in the December 2011 issue

Hypro 3-inch Poly Transfer Pump Series

NEW BRIGHTON, Minn.-Hypro's new chemical-resistant, 3-inch poly self-priming transfer pumps are ideal for nurse tank transfer and other closed system
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December 08, 2011| Published in the December 2011 issue

Hypro Poly Diaphragm Pump Series

NEW BRIGHTON, Minn.-Hypro's polypropylene diaphragm pump is built with polypropylene heads and manifolds for corrosion resistance and is designed for
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December 08, 2011| Published in the December 2011 issue

Michelin SprayBib Tires

GREENVILLE, S.C.-The Michelin SprayBib tire is the first VF-class radial for self-propelled sprayers and Michelin's second VF radial.
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December 08, 2011| Published in the December 2011 issue

NPC Hires PR Director

WASHINGTON, D.C.-Mark Szymanski has joined the National Potato Council as director of public relations.
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December 08, 2011| Published in the December 2011 issue

Senate Votes Unlimited Potatoes In Schools

The Senate threw its support behind the potato in October, voting to block an Obama administration proposal to limit the vegetable on school lunch lin
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December 08, 2011| Published in the December 2011 issue

UW-Madison to Lead National Potato Research Effort

University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers have been selected to lead a national, multi-institution effort to improve the quality and safety of proce
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December 08, 2011
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JOIN THE CINTAS AND CARHARTT COLD CREW

Cintas launches online contest to celebrate release of the new Carhartt Rental Active Jacket
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December 07, 2011| Published in the December 2011 issue

Agri-Stor Company Expands Business

Agri-Stor Company announced it has acquired the assets and business operations of Custom Chemical Company-a full-service provider of potato sprout inh
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December 07, 2011| Published in the December 2011 issue

Arysta LifeScience Promotes Spadafora

TOKYO-Arysta LifeScience announces Jim Spadafora has been promoted to the position of Head of Global Product Development, reporting to Paula Pinto, th
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December 07, 2011| Published in the December 2011 issue

KBFD Introduces Fingerling Amarosa

Klamath Basin Fresh Direct, a cooperative of family farms specializing in high-quality organic potatoes, has recently come out with a new variety call
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December 07, 2011| Published in the December 2011 issue

Koch Acquires Agrotain

WICHITA, Kan.-Koch Agronomic Services, LLC, a subsidiary of Koch Fertilizer, LLC, announced it has completed an asset acquisition of Agrotain Internat
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December 07, 2011| Published in the December 2011 issue

Mahindra Opens New Headquarters

HOUSTON-Mahindra USA, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mahindra & Mahindra LTD., the No.1-selling tractor in the world, demonstrated its continued commitm
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December 07, 2011| Published in the December 2011 issue
Tyler J. Baum

Chemistry Lesson

Science was never my strong suit in high school or college.
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December 07, 2011
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PVMI BOARD CONTRIBUTES $300,000 TO POTATO BREEDING PROGRAM

The PVMI Board has agreed to a $300,000 contribution to the Tri-State University Research and Breeding Program. The money comes from royalties collect
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December 06, 2011
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NEW INFLATABLE POTATO STORAGE LAUNCHED

The easy-to-erect, durable structure has been designed to solve immediate post-harvest storage headaches and also achieve big cost savings, according
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December 06, 2011
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RESPONSE TO PG ARTICLE 'NO ROOM FOR COMPLACENCY ON CIPC LEVELS'

The article "No Room for Complacency on CIPC Levels" that recently appeared on the Potato Grower magazine webpage paints an incorrect and confusing pi
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December 05, 2011
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US POTATO PROCESSING UP IN OCTOBER

Processors in Idaho and Malheur County, Ore., used 7.49-million cwt of raw potatoes during October, an increase of 6 percent from last October.
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December 03, 2011
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HERBERT ENGINEERING LAUNCH POTATO WASHER AT BP 2011

Herbert Engineering, the leaders in handling systems for the agricultural and fresh-pack industries, is announcing the launch of Ultra-Wash, the potat
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December 02, 2011
Fungicide, Seed Potatoes
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AMVAC PCNB PRODUCTS RE-ENTER U.S. MARKET

American Vanguard Corporation announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved certain registrations for the company's pentachloro
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December 02, 2011
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JERRY WRIGHT RETURNS AS UPGA CEO

SALT LAKE CITY-United Potato Growers of America announced in December that Jerry Wright will return to lead the grower-based organization as president
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December 01, 2011
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TOP CHINESE SPECIALIST JOINS WORLD AG EXPO

Dr. Qu Dongyu, chair of the Potato Association of China (PAC), is to speak at the World Potato Congress (WPC2012) in Great Britain next year.
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