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April 29, 2016

Bee Study Reveals Troubling Trends

Researchers recently completed the first comprehensive, multi-year study of honey bee parasites and disease as part of the National Honey Bee Disease Survey.
April 29, 2016

Jones Among Fla. Producers Honored

Florida announced the recipients of the 2016 Agricultural Environmental Leadership Award, which recognizes producers who are practicing environmentally innovative farming techniques.
April 28, 2016
Fungicide, Seed Potatoes

Team Speeds Isolation of Blight Resistance Genes

A team of scientists has developed a new method to accelerate isolation of plant disease resistance genes.
April 28, 2016

Growth Products Unveils New Website

Growth Products, Ltd. invites visitors to explore its newly redesigned website.
April 25, 2016

Pinpointing Effects of Fertilizer

Plant biologists have pinpointed the area of genomes within nitrogen-fixing bacteria in roots, called rhizobia, that is being altered when the plant they serve is exposed to nitrogen fertilizer.
April 23, 2016
Insecticide, Seed Potatoes
Keith Ridler, The Associated Press

Feds Seek Comments on PCN in Idaho

The USDA will accept comments through May 28 on the supplemental environmental assessment that looks at ways to combat the pale cyst nematode in Idaho.
April 22, 2016

Washington Growers Give Back

In addition to all of the work growers are planning to accomplish in their fields to prepare for this year’s growing season, they have also been active in giving back to their communities.
April 21, 2016
Potato Harvesting

Migrant Workers Less Likely to Migrate

America’s seasonal agricultural industry has suffered from a perceived labor shortage in recent years as the average migrant worker became significantly less mobile, says a new study from Ball State University.
April 20, 2016
Seed Potatoes
Shannon Twomey

New Variety Reaches Australia

The Gourmandine potato variety will be introduced at Coles supermarkets in Australia this week.
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