BioCeresWP Biological Mycoinsecticide

Articles, Insecticide, New Products

BioCeres WP is used for the biological control of numerous pests including whiteflies, aphids and thrips by adhering to and penetrating the insect’s exoskeleton.

BHN’s Abi-Ghanem Honored


Rita Abi-Ghanem, senior director or research and development at Bio Huma Netics, was recently selected for two “40 Under 40” awards.

Survival of Volunteer Potatoes in Michigan


The Potato Volunteer Survival website for estimating potential survival of potato volunteers in Michigan is now available for 2018 risk prediction.

Guatemala Lifts U.S. State Origin Restrictions


U.S. fresh and seed potatoes from all U.S. states are now permitted entry into Guatemala.

New Product: Kugler Product Timing App

New Products

Kugler has made it even easier to select and use its high-quality products with the introduction of its new “Kugler Timing, Application and Product Recommendation” app.

Agrible Launches Improved Ag Tech Platform

New Products

Agrible, Inc. has launched an improved website featuring a new look and feel, upgraded technology, and new features designed to help growers and retailers with proactive decision-making both during and in between growing seasons.

Idaho Testing Volunteer Potatoes


The University of Idaho is looking for some fields which have volunteer potatoes. They would like to sample the potatoes if they volunteers are still present. All information will be held in strict confidence.

Volm Companies Acquires Atech


Volm Companies, Inc., an industry leader in providing high-quality packaging and equipment solutions to the fresh produce industry, has acquired the business of Atech, Inc.

New Product: Adama Mastercop Fungicide

Fungicide, New Products

For control of both early and late blight in potatoes, Mastercop delivers superior performance and efficacy while using significantly less metallic copper.

Syngenta Blight Hotlines Provide Resource for Growers

Articles, Fungicide

Growers in Idaho, Michigan, North Dakota, Oregon and Washington can call the hotlines for access to the latest updates on local disease pressures.

Potatoes Part of Top Five U.S. Diets


The U.S. News & World Report's 2018 Best Diets rankings report includes a top five focused on vegetables, including potatoes.

"Potatoes & Performance" Message a Hit in China


To support athletes and make potatoes top of mind, Potatoes USA ran a program with eight Chinese nutrition and fitness influencers in March.

UMaine Introduces New Variety

Articles, Seed Potatoes

University of Maine plant breeders are hoping Pinto Gold will gain popularity with restaurants and home growers.

Johnson Joins IPC


The Idaho Potato Commission is preparing for an expanded sales push both in the U.S. and abroad with the addition of Ross Johnson its new international marketing director.

When It Rains, It Pours


Foundation awards $5 million to advance irrigation technology development