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June 28, 2016

Education Crucial for Ag Careers

Regardless of their destination, young people looking for a successful career in agriculture should continue a path of learning, experts advise.
June 27, 2016
Insecticide, Irrigation, Seed Potatoes
George Plaven

Oregon Researchers Aim for Resistance

Potato breeders at Oregon State University are hot on the trail of a microscopic parasite lurking in farms across the Columbia Basin.
June 27, 2016
Barbara Soderlin

Report: ConAgra to Sell Frozen Potato Unit to Post

ConAgra Foods has been in talks to sell its frozen potato unit to cereal maker Post Holdings, according to a report.
June 22, 2016
Insecticide

Wasp Approved to Fight Psyllid in New Zealand

The Environmental Protection Authority of New Zealand has approved a type of parasitic wasp as a biological control agent to combat the potato psyllid.
June 22, 2016

Wisc. Potato Check-Off Raises Assessment

Starting next month, Wisconsin potato growers will need to contribute an extra one-cent per hundredweight for their product.
June 20, 2016

Getting in Touch with Food Enthusiasts

Potatoes USA continues to prioritize deep consumer insights in order to better understand marketplace opportunities for potatoes.
June 17, 2016

IGSA Convention

June 15, 2016
Seed Potatoes

Environmental Benefits of Plant Breeding

Dutch potato breeding company HZPC highlighted the benefits potato breeding has on yield, carbon footprint and water use.
June 15, 2016

Craftsman Produces Potato Soap

Interest is growing quickly in Pieter Ijsselstein’s latest product, and he hopes to find markets for it across Canada and abroad.
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