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May 03, 2016
Seed Potatoes
Julienne Isaacs

Slowing Dickeya, Other Pathogens in Canada

Imported seed bearing new pathogens is a threat to the Canadian potato industry, according to a U.S. researcher.
May 03, 2016
Seed Potatoes
Anthony Brino

Maine Fights Blackleg

The greater American potato industry is closely watching Maine, as seed potato growers prepare to control a new outbreak of an old disease.
May 03, 2016
Fungicide, Herbicide, Insecticide

Idaho Pesticide Disposal Dates

April 29, 2016
Insecticide

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
Irrigation

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
Fertilizer

Growth Products Unveils New Website

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

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.
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