October 31, 2017
New Products

New Product: Textron Havoc X

The 2018 Havoc X from Textron Off Road is a high-performance side-by-side with both a work ethic and wild streak.
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October 31, 2017
Articles

USDA to Buy Dehydrated Potato Flakes

The USDA is inviting offers to sell dehydrated potatoes pursuant to the Agricultural Marketing Service for use in federal food and nutrition assistance programs.
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October 31, 2017
Articles
Christina DiMartino

Maine Potato Industry Utilizes Tech, Relies on People

The Maine Potato Board is proud that the state’s potato industry produces a high-quality product.
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October 30, 2017
Articles
Suzanne Bopp

Uncertain Times: Ag groups defend funding for the 2018 farm bill in an unsettled political and economic environment.

Ag groups defend funding for the 2018 farm bill in an unsettled political and economic environment.
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October 30, 2017
New Products

New Product: Trimble GFX-750 Display System : System offers enhanced connectivity with integrated wi-fi and Bluetooth communications

System offers enhanced connectivity with integrated wi-fi and Bluetooth communications
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October 30, 2017
Articles

ARS Launches New Website : New site enhances public access to scientific information

New site enhances public access to scientific information
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October 30, 2017
Top Five

Squeaky Clean: Cleaning Application Equipment: 7 steps for cleaning application equipment

7 steps for cleaning application equipment
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October 28, 2017
New Products

Application Equipment Buyers’ Guide

This buyers' guide include some of the most innovative equipment on the market, to provide you with the peace of mind that comes with knowing your crop is being well taken care of.
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October 27, 2017
Grower of the Month
Tyrell Marchant, Editor

This is Home: Growers Jerry & Ryan Nelson of Bow, Wash.

Growers Jerry & Ryan Nelson of Bow, Wash.
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October 27, 2017
Articles

UK: Blight-Resistant GM Potato Shows Promise

A genetically modified potato designed to resist late blight has worked “brilliantly” during the first year of field trials.
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October 27, 2017
Articles

Syngenta Names #RootedinAg Winner : Winner Tori Streitmatter chose Midland High FFA Alumni (Sparland, Ill.) to receive donation in her name

Winner Tori Streitmatter chose Midland High FFA Alumni (Sparland, Ill.) to receive donation in her name
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October 26, 2017
Articles
Terry Fries

Manitoba Reports Good Yields despite Challenging Year: A dry summer required a lot of irrigation and was followed by a dry fall that delayed digging.

A dry summer required a lot of irrigation and was followed by a dry fall that delayed digging.
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October 26, 2017
Articles
Jordan Gill

Smaller Potato Harvest on P.E.I. This Year: The reason: warm and dry weather

Warm and drier-than-normal weather has meant a quicker harvest, but lower yield for many potato growers on Prince Edward Island.
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October 26, 2017
New Products

Kubota Introduces New Products : Across turf, ag, construction Segments

Across turf, ag, construction Segments
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October 25, 2017
Articles

Tumor Growth Blocked by PVX-Chemo Combo

Plant-based nanoparticle vaccination plus doxorubicin halts melanoma progression in mouse model
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October 25, 2017
Articles
Chris Crawford

Idaho Keeps Campaigns Coming

Every year, the Idaho Potato Commission promotes Idaho potatoes as a premium quality product and reminds shoppers to look for the “Grown in Idaho” seal.
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October 23, 2017
Articles

Albert Bartlett Varieties Marketed in North America: A leading potato brand from the UK is now exclusively offered by Robinson Fresh.

A leading potato brand from the UK is now exclusively offered by Robinson Fresh.
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October 23, 2017
Articles
Chris Crawford

Idaho Grower-Shippers Roll Out New Products

Some Idaho potato growers have introduced new products and revamped their packaging this year, with a focus on adding value and convenience.
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October 23, 2017
Articles

Zebra Chip Pathogen Found in Western Canada

For the first time, evidence of the zebra chip pathogen has been found in potato fields in southern Alberta
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October 19, 2017
New Products

New Product: JCB Compact Track Loaders

JCB introduces its 210T and 215T compact track loaders, offering the power and performance of large-platform compact track loaders in small-platform, easily towable machines.
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October 19, 2017
Articles

Blackstone Named Maine’s Young Farmer of the Year

The Maine Potato Board has announced that Dan Blackstone of Caribou, Maine, has been selected as the 2018 Young Farmer of the Year.
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October 19, 2017
Articles

Red River Valley Potatoes Having Good Year

Potato growers in the Northern Plains region are enjoying healthy harvest yields, good quality and high demand.
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October 19, 2017
Articles

Dosatron Receives Exceptional Employer Award

Dosatron International, Inc. is one of 10 businesses in Florida to be recognized for being exceptional employers of people with special abilities.
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October 18, 2017
Articles, Event Calendar

Calendar: Washington State Weed Conference

The Washington State Weed Conference, one of the largest meetings of its kind in the United States, celebrates its 67th anniversary Nov. 1-3 at the Wenatchee Convention Center.
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October 18, 2017
Articles, Seed Potatoes
Sara Bredesen

Wisconsin Tour Discusses Seed Potato Business

The area near Antigo, Wis., grows about 8,000 acres of seed potatoes.
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October 18, 2017
Articles
Mychel Matthews

Southern Idaho Harvest Coming to an End

While wildfires raged and smoke filled Idaho’s sky, the state’s famous potato crop suffered this summer.
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October 17, 2017
Insecticide, New Products

New Product: Rotam ReTurn XL with Oxamyl

Rotam announced today that ReTurn XL insecticide/nematicide for use on potato, cotton, tobacco and peanuts has just received EPA registration.
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October 17, 2017
Articles
Seth Truscott

WSU Gets $1.5 Million for Specialty Crop Research

Seven research teams at Washington State University will enhance the competitiveness of Pacific Northwest crops by fighting diseases and advancing sustainable agriculture.
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October 16, 2017
Articles, Fungicide

Preparing a Management Plan for Rhizoctonia

Rhizoctonia prefers cool, moist conditions and leads to poor stands and stunted plants. The pathogen overwinters on infected tubers, in plant residue and infested soils.
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October 16, 2017
Articles, Irrigation

Senninger Introduces New Website

Senninger Irrigation recently introduced its new website at www.senninger.com. In addition to being more visually appealing, it provides customers with easier access to more content, including site studies, videos, application photos, and tools and softwa
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October 12, 2017
Articles
Michael Autovino

Eastern Idaho Potato Season Winding Down

It’s been a successful growing season for potatoes across eastern Idaho. Despite the excessive heat, this growing season brought a slightly above-normal yield of potatoes.
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October 12, 2017
Articles

FMC Cleared to Gain DuPont Crop Protection Assets

After receiving final antitrust approval from the Competition Commission of India, FMC has the all-clear to acquire a portion of DuPont’s crop protection business. India marked the final country needed to close the deal.
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October 12, 2017
Articles

Fresh, Dehy, Frozen Exports Increase

Exports of frozen, dehydrated and fresh potatoes in July 2017 all showed gains compared to July 2016, according to Potatoes USA.
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October 12, 2017
Articles
Lori Potter

Sandy Soil Just Right for Nebraska Harvest

The Platte Valley's sandy soil is very helpful come harvest time for CSS Farms.
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October 11, 2017
Articles

Farmers Edge Becomes Sole Distributor of Planet Satellite Imagery : Landmark deal delivers Planet’s global daily imagery directly to Farmers Edge users

Landmark deal delivers Planet’s global daily imagery directly to Farmers Edge users
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October 10, 2017
Articles

Bayer Youth Ag-Summit Kicks Off

One hundred bright young talents from around the world tackle one of humanity’s biggest challenges: how to feed a growing population in a more sustainable manner.
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October 10, 2017
Articles

West Central, Climate Corporation Growers Improve Phosphorus Efficiency

West Central Distribution and The Climate Corporation have teamed up to educate agriculture retailers and Growerson how to maximize phosphorus efficiency methods.
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October 09, 2017
Articles

Hasenoehrl Hopes to Continue Promoting Idaho Brand

Mary Hasenoehrl recently became the first woman to represent potato growers on the Idaho Potato Commission.
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October 09, 2017
Articles
Lori Potter

Precise Science to Informs CSS’s Chip Potato Production

Potatoes grown in Nebraska’s Platte Valley aren’t meant to be mashed for Thanksgiving dinner or baked and topped with a little bit of everything.
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October 09, 2017
Articles

Washington Growers Affected by Trucking Shortage

A trucking shortage is causing grief for Washington potato growers, who say it’s becoming difficult to deliver their products out of state during prime shipping season.
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October 09, 2017
Articles
Marla Haislip

West Virginia Closes Potato Processing Center

Participants in West Virginia’s Potato Pilot Project are feeling the brunt of the state Department of Agriculture’s decision to close the Huntington Aggregation Center.
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October 09, 2017
Articles
Mary Pols

Federal Funding Headed to Maine Agribusinesses: More than $1 million will be used in myriad ways, from improving potato yields to marketing seafood.

More than $1 million will be used in myriad ways, from improving potato yields to marketing seafood.
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October 05, 2017
Articles
Tad Thompson, The Produce News

Black Gold’s Red River Valley Crop Looks Strong

It has been a strong market for red potato growers in Minnesota and Wisconsin, particularly for Black Gold Farms.
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October 05, 2017
Articles
Mindy Ward

Who to Watch in 2018 Farm Bill Debate: These are the influencers on Capitol Hill who can change the course of the farm bill debate.

These are the influencers on Capitol Hill who can change the course of the farm bill debate.
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October 05, 2017
Articles

New Idaho Potato Commercial Scores Big

The Idaho Potato Commission launched its new television commercial during the Boise State-Virginia football game that aired Sept. 22 on ESPN.
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October 04, 2017
Articles

NRGene/Monsanto Genomic Analysis Project Advances: NRGene has integrated and delivered Monsanto’s genomic and breeding data into the GenoMAGIC platform for molecular breeding evaluations.

NRGene has integrated and delivered Monsanto’s genomic and breeding data into the GenoMAGIC platform for molecular breeding evaluations.
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October 04, 2017
Articles

Wisconsin Employs Diverse Potato Promotions: The 2017 promotional program of the Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association is taking a variety of approaches.

The 2017 promotional program of the Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association is taking a variety of approaches.
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October 04, 2017
Articles

Colorado Sees Boom in Yellow Varieties

Potato growers in the San Luis Valley in Colorado are experiencing significant growth in demand for yellow varieties.
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October 03, 2017
Articles

Wilbur-Ellis Exec Receives Service Award

Wilbur-Ellis Company director of regulatory and government affairs Scott Rawlins received CropLife America's Lea S. Hitchner Service Award.
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October 03, 2017
Articles

Vive’s Thomas Elected to CropLife America Board

Vive Crop Protection announces that the company’s CEO, Keith Thomas, has been elected to CropLife America’s board of directors for a three-year term.
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October 03, 2017
Irrigation, New Products

New Product: RC10 Remote Management

Reinke introduces RC10, a remote monitoring device providing advanced control options for improved irrigation management and better overall water management.
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October 02, 2017
Articles
The Associated Press

Maine Growers Making Up for Lost Time: Record-breaking heat brought the September harvest to a standstill last week.

Record-breaking heat brought the September harvest to a standstill last week.
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October 02, 2017
Articles

Upper Snake Potato Harvest in Full Swing

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October 02, 2017
Articles

Anuvia Partners with Ewing Irrigation : Will distribute GreenTRX to the landscape and lawn care industries

Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply will distribute Anuvia’s GreenTRX to its landscape and lawn care customers.
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