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January 17, 2017
Potato Equipment, New Products

Yanmar Introduces YT2 Series

Versatile attachments, factory cabs and dramatic styling highlight compact tractors.
January 16, 2017
New Products

Kuhn Offers Disc Mower Giveaway

Kuhn, celebrating the 50th anniversary of its pioneering disc mower, announces the start of its promotional Kuhn Model GMD 280 Golden Giveaway.
January 16, 2017
Herbicide
Donnelle Eller

Midwest Fights Invasive Weed

Growers in the Iowa and Minnesota are working to beat back Palmer amaranth, which has struck the region with a vengeance.
January 14, 2017
Seed Potatoes

Syngenta, NRGene Collaborate to Speed Crop Breeding

Syngenta has chosen NRGene’s GenoMAGIC cloud-based software package for more comprehensive evaluations to accelerate trait discovery and breeding across diverse crops.
January 14, 2017
Herbicide
Stephen Davies

Panel Split on Glyphosate’s Dangers

EPA officials received a mixed message from scientists assembled to review evidence of whether glyphosate is a human carcinogen.
January 13, 2017
Fertilizer

Vestaron Names New Business Development VP

Technology acquisition and business development expert Andy Renz has joined Vestaron Corporation’s team as vice president of business development.
January 13, 2017

2017 NPC Leadership Selected

At the National Potato Council’s 2017 annual meeting Jan. 6-7 in San Francisco, Dwayne Weyers of Aspen Produce, LLC, in Center, Colo., was elected to serve as 2017 NPC president.
January 13, 2017

Red Quality Good, Supply Short

Although quality is very good, supplies are a little shorter on red potatoes in the U.S. this year—about 30 percent less than average due to heavy rain during harvest season.
January 12, 2017
Tom Polansek and P.J. Huffstutter

Trump Meets Biotech CEOs, Considers USDA Vacancy

President-elect Donald Trump has left the ag secretary as the last to be named to his Cabinet, while a meeting with executives of two agribusiness giants gave a hint at a roster of farm issues he will face.
January 12, 2017

Vista Valley Ag Presented with Stewardship Award

Boyd Foster of Vista Valley Ag in Ririe, Idaho, received the 2016 Environmental Stewardship Award during the National Potato Council’s 2017 annual meeting.
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