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May 20, 2016
Fertilizer, Fungicide, Herbicide, Insecticide
Ludwig Burger

Digital Farming Shakes Up Chemical Sector

Pesticide, seed and fertilizer companies may be forced to re-engineer their business models as growers adopt specialist technology.
May 19, 2016
Fungicide, Herbicide, Potato Harvesting
Noah Rosenzweig, Luke Steere and Lee Duynslager

Volunteer Potatoes Present Risk

The Late Bight Risk Forecasting website is now available for 2016 risk estimation.
May 18, 2016
Seed Potatoes
Catharine Koroulis

Researchers Develop Nutrient-Rich Potatoes

a group of researchers from Colorado State University have recently developed potato varieties that satisfy vitamin, mineral and antioxidant intake.
May 17, 2016

P.E.I. Grower Fears Losing McCain’s

Robert Green hopes peas and fava beans, when rotated with his traditional potato crop, will help improve his yields and diversify his income options.
May 17, 2016
Event Calendar, Seed Potatoes

Calif. Variety Trial Field Day Scheduled

The 2016 Kern County potato variety trial field day is scheduled for June 8 Hart Memorial Park northeast of downtown Bakersfield.
May 16, 2016
Event Calendar, Fertilizer, Fungicide, Herbicide, Insecticide

USDA Convenes Public Biotech Meeting

May 16, 2016
Seed Potatoes
Sue Roesler

Clones for Future Planted at NDSU Site

Potato clones in the NDSU trial were planted May 2.
May 13, 2016
Fertilizer, Fungicide, Herbicide, Insecticide, New Products, Seed Potatoes

BASF Opens R&D Center

BASF has officially opened a new research and development center at its crop protection division’s headquarters in Limburgerhof, Germany.
May 12, 2016
Fertilizer, Fungicide, Herbicide, Insecticide

Managing Early-Season Late Blight

The current issue of Potato Progress contains an excellent summary of early season late blight management issues, announcements of coming field days and the reinvigorated Plant Pest Diagnostics Clinic at WSU.
May 09, 2016
Fertilizer

Wolf Trax Improves Yield, Quality

Micronutrient deficiencies may reduce plant growth, yield and quality. For example, a lack of boron during the season can reduce tuber size and quality.
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