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July 25, 2016
Noah Rosenzweig, Luke Steere, Ray Hammerschmidt and William Kirk.

Tuber Soft Rot, Blackleg and Aerial Stem Rot

Tuber soft rot, blackleg and aerial stem rot are important potato diseases caused by closely related species of bacteria.
July 25, 2016
Erik J. Wenninger, University of Idaho

Lso-positive Psyllids Increase in Idaho

Numerous potato psyllids collected last week in Idaho’s Magic and Treasure Valleys tested positive for Lso, the bacterium that causes zebra chip.
July 22, 2016
Fungicide, Seed Potatoes

Seed Treatments Fight Rhizoctonia

July 21, 2016
Zach Kyle

Why Family Farms Keep Growing

July 21, 2016
Seed Potatoes
Ryan Thorne

Grower Thrives Despite Challenges

The life of a grower is full of risk and reward, heartache and triumph, and doesn’t involve heading home at 5 p.m. each weeknight and taking weekends off.
July 20, 2016
Event Calendar, Seed Potatoes
Kay Ledbetter, Texas A&M University

New to be Featured Variety at Texas Field Day

July 20, 2016
Event Calendar, Fertilizer, Fungicide, Herbicide, Insecticide, Irrigation, Potato Storage

Wis. Research Station Celebrates Centennial

July 19, 2016

Spud Nation Truck to Appear at N.Y. Event

Potatoes USA's Spud Nation Food Truck will be at Empire Farm Days next month in Seneca Falls, N.Y.
July 18, 2016

New PVY Strains Pose Threat

Several newly evolved strains of potato virus Y can render potatoes unmarketable and reduce crop yield. The new viruses are particularly difficult to detect with the naked eye.
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