June 30, 2009
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IPC AND IDAHO FRY COMPANY REACH AGREEMENT

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June 29, 2009
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CAVENDISH FARMS UNVEILS BIO-GAS FACILITY

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June 24, 2009
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UI PROPOSES PARMA CENTER CLOSURE

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June 23, 2009
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COURT GRANTS EXTENSION ON CWA PERMITS

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June 18, 2009
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IDAHO AG SUMMIT SEEKING NOMINATIONS

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June 17, 2009
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CROP STANDARDS BENEFIT GROWERS

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June 16, 2009
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Golden West Irrigation Interview

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June 16, 2009
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METS FANS ATTEMPT CHIP WORLD RECORD ATTEMPT

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June 15, 2009
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RAVEN AND SEED HAWK ANNOUNCE COLLABORATION

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June 12, 2009
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IDAHO FARMER, MINER DIES AT 82

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June 11, 2009
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VERSATILE TO AWARD TRACTOR

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June 10, 2009
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U of I HOSTS WEED TOUR IN ABERDEEN

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June 09, 2009
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TRIMBLE ACQUIRES NTECH INDUSTRIES

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June 08, 2009
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VOTING OPEN TO FAVORITE FARMERS MARKETS

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June 05, 2009| Published in the June 2009 issue
William H. Bohl, UI Extension Educator

A Simple Equation: Harvest management equals bruise management

Harvest management, in large part, is bruise management.
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June 05, 2009| Published in the June 2009 issue
Lynn Woodell & Nora Olsen, University of Idaho

Audit Time: Surviving a Good Agricultural Practices audit

Increased consumer concerns about fruit and vegetable safety have led to several segments of the potato industry requiring producers to submit to inspection under provisions of the USDA Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) and Good Handling Practices (GHP) A
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June 05, 2009| Published in the June 2009 issue
Phillip Nolte, University of Idaho Extension Professor

Avoiding Pythium Leak: Watch out for high pulp temperatures

In the storm of events that surround our harvest activities, it's sometimes hard to keep track of all the details.
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June 05, 2009| Published in the June 2009 issue
Fungicide, Insecticide
Tyler J. Baum, Editor

Disease Minority Report: Wisconsin lab tests method for pinpointing disease early

In a way, a Wisconsin lab may have figured out how to catch crop pests before they've even struck.
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June 05, 2009| Published in the June 2009 issue

Farm Works Unveils New Website

Farm Works Software, the leader in agricultural management software, has revamped its website.
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June 05, 2009
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IDAHO GROWERS ADJUST EXPECTATIONS

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June 05, 2009| Published in the June 2009 issue
John Toaspern, VP, USPB International Marketing

Impact of Higher Prices on U.S. Potato Exports

U.S. potato exports have reached record levels the last two years, with both the quantity and value increasing; however, the value has risen much faster than the quantity.
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June 05, 2009| Published in the June 2009 issue
Irrigation, New Products

One of a Kind: Eco1st enhances water resources

In a day of increased awareness of wisely using Earth's resources, Eco1st Technology Group is doing just that in regards to one of the most valuable resources the Earth has-water.
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June 05, 2009| Published in the June 2009 issue
Insecticide
Jan Suszkiw, USDA-ARS

Providing Resistance: Pest-resistant potato on tap

A new Russet potato germplasm line developed by Agricultural Research Service scientists and collaborators could help cut the cost of using chemical fumigants to fight Columbia root-knot nematodes (CRN).
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June 05, 2009| Published in the June 2009 issue
Irrigation, New Products

Pump Can Be Used With 275-Gallon Totes

The GoatThroat pump series from Westcott Distribution Inc. are suited for use with 275-gallon totes, providing a safe way to dispense liquids without having to raise the tote for gravity feed.
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June 05, 2009| Published in the June 2009 issue
Irrigation, New Products

Senninger Announces New Website

The new website provides detailed information about Senninger Irrigation and all its products, as well as resources to irrigators.
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June 05, 2009| Published in the June 2009 issue
Fungicide, Herbicide, Insecticide

Shooting Straight: Idaho Aerial Applicators test sprayers in Nevada

A mostly cloudy day, but fairly pleasant for a late-April spring morning in Jackpot, Nev. A handful of aerial applicator volunteers work at a station between runways at the Jackpot Municipal Airport at Hayden Field.
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June 05, 2009| Published in the June 2009 issue
Buzz Shahan, Chief Operating Officer, United Potato Growers of America

Supply In Check: Out with the old, in with the new

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June 05, 2009| Published in the June 2009 issue

The Other Way

It wouldn't be unusual for a grower to move on to take the reins of his grower organization or even find his way into politics.
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June 05, 2009| Published in the June 2009 issue
Irrigation

U of I Helps El Salvador Modernize Irrigation

Researchers from the University of Idaho and Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza (CATIE) with offices in El Salvador and Costa Rica are working with rural farmers in El Salvador to improve irrigation water use efficiency and vegetable
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June 05, 2009| Published in the June 2009 issue
New Products

Valley Irrigation Introduces GPS Guidance

Valley Irrigation, a technology leader in precision irrigation, introduces GPS Guidance for linear irrigation equipment.
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June 05, 2009| Published in the June 2009 issue
Frank Muir, IPC President

Web Slinging: Using the internet as a tool

Over the last few years, the Idaho Potato Commission has made a concerted effort to increase its presence on the web, especially in the area of social networking.
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June 04, 2009| Published in the June 2009 issue
New Products, Potato Equipment

AMS Modifies Field Sampler

AMS Inc., a leading provider of the sampling equipment has made a few modifications to its ATV Field Sampler.
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June 04, 2009| Published in the June 2009 issue
Fungicide, Herbicide, Insecticide, Potato Equipment
Tyler J. Baum, Editor

From The Field: Magic Carpet Ride

It's safe to say that many growers are pretty dependent on aerial applicators each year for delivering necessary crop protection chemicals.
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June 04, 2009
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INVASIVE PLANT MANAGEMENT IMPROVED BY FIRE

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June 04, 2009| Published in the June 2009 issue
Insecticide

McDonald's Makes Pesticide Use Reduction Agreement

Responding to shareholder concerns, McDonald's Corporation agreed to formally survey and promote best practices in pesticide-use reduction within its American potato supply chain.
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June 04, 2009| Published in the June 2009 issue

Potato Calculator Saves Growers Thousands

Potato growers in North America, Australia and New Zealand are saving hundreds of thousands of dollars in fertilizer and irrigation costs thanks to new technology developed by scientists at Plant & Food Research.
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June 04, 2009| Published in the June 2009 issue
Irrigation, New Products

Rain Bird Introduces Drip Basket Filters

Installing and maintaining low-volume irrigation systems just got even easier and more efficient.
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June 03, 2009
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CPB ALERT IN MAGIC VALLEY

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