May 31, 2013
Insecticide
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GRANDEVO REMOVES BEE WARNING FROM LABEL

Grandevo Bioinsecticide has been granted permission by the EPA to remove the bee mortality warning statement from its use label.
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May 31, 2013
Seed Potatoes, Potato Equipment
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SIMPLOT HOPES TO AVOID MONSANTO'S MISTAKES W/ BIOTECH POTATO

BOISE, Idaho-A dozen years after a customer revolt forced Monsanto to ditch its genetically engineered potato, an Idaho company aims to resurrect high
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May 30, 2013
Irrigation
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LAVA HOT SPRINGS OASIS IN OTHERWISE ARID GROWING AREA

Though it's been a dry spring throughout most of the state, Ken Andrus reports grass is abundant on mountain pastures surrounding his Lava Hot Springs
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May 30, 2013
Potato Equipment
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TRANSPORTATION PLAN INCLUDES AG FOR FIRST TIME

NAMPA, Idaho-The Treasure Valley's long-range transportation plan will for the first time include the preservation of farmland as one of its goals.
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May 29, 2013| Published in the May 2013 issue

"Avocados From Mexico" Hires USPB's O'Conner

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May 29, 2013
Potato Harvesting
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'GREAT FOOD TRUCK RACE' MAKES POCATELLO MARKET STOP

POCATELLO, Idaho-Eastern Idaho's potato country and the Portneuf Valley Farmers' Market, based in Old Town Pocatello, will both be featured in an upco
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May 29, 2013| Published in the May 2013 issue
Allen Thayer, Assistant Editor

A Diverse Implement: Honey Badger Gives Growers a New Tool

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May 29, 2013| Published in the May 2013 issue
University of Idaho by Phillip Nolte, UI seed pota

A Serious, Seed-Borne Disease: Good news on PVY in Idaho Seed

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May 29, 2013
Irrigation
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DROUGHT DAMAGE COULD TOP $200B

The current drought pattern may be the costliest U.S. natural disaster of 2012 and 2013, according to experts with Harris-Mann Climatology. The long-r
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May 29, 2013| Published in the May 2013 issue
Bayer Crop Science Staff

Early Blight Tranquility: Disease Resistance Meets its Match

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May 29, 2013| Published in the May 2013 issue
Tyler J. Baum, Editor

Herbicides: Buyer's Guide

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May 29, 2013| Published in the May 2013 issue
Meredith Myers, USPB Public Relations Manager

Infographics Worth 1,000 Words: Portraying the Most Affordable Source of Potassium in the Produce Dept.

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May 29, 2013| Published in the May 2013 issue
Meredith Myers, USPB Public Relations Manager

Infographics Worth 1,000 Words: Portraying the Most Affordable Source of Potassium in the Produce Dept.

Use this infographic in your promotional materials and on your website, and help tell the potato's amazing potassium story to the world.
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May 29, 2013| Published in the May 2013 issue

Ingersoll EdgeCare Plus

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May 29, 2013| Published in the May 2013 issue
Frank Muir, IPC President and CEO

IPC Fuels RODS Racing: Triathlete Team Finding Homes for Orphans with Down Syndrome

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May 29, 2013| Published in the May 2013 issue
Neil C. Gudmestad, University Distinguished Profes

It's Time: Doing Something Different with Bacterial Ring Rot

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May 29, 2013| Published in the May 2013 issue

MANA Skyraider

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May 29, 2013| Published in the May 2013 issue

Pentair Hypro Series

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May 29, 2013| Published in the May 2013 issue

Reinke Ontrac Remote Management Products

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May 29, 2013| Published in the May 2013 issue
Jerry P. Wright, President & CEO, United Potato Gr

Three Short Stories: What's Your Story?

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May 29, 2013| Published in the May 2013 issue
Tyler J. Baum

Time For Change: USPB bids farewell to O'Conner, gets new office

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May 29, 2013
Insecticide, Potato Equipment
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UI PSYLLID SCOUTING PROGRAM STARTED

The University of Idaho, in collaboration with Miller Research and several crop consultants across the state, has initiated a scouting program that co
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May 29, 2013| Published in the May 2013 issue

Underhill Novo

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May 28, 2013
Potato Storage, Potato Harvesting, Seed Potatoes
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GROWERS SEE HOPE AS POTATO PRICES RISE, ACREAGE DECLINES

As they continue moving a 2012 crop marked by overproduction and dismal prices, Idaho potato growers see reasons for guarded optimism about their next
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May 28, 2013| Published in the May 2013 issue

Marrone Bio Submits Bio-herbicide for EPA Registration

Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBI), a leading global provider of natural pest management products for the agricultural and water treatment markets, a
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May 28, 2013| Published in the May 2013 issue
Tyler J. Baum, Editor

Not Ready For This: Y'all ready for this? Apparantly not.

During Tim O'Conner's final address to the United States Potato Board at the Annual Meeting held at the Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo., in March
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May 28, 2013| Published in the May 2013 issue

NovaSource Expands Business Team

NovaSource, a business unit of Tessenderlo Kerley, Inc. (TKI), announces that Molly Green has joined the company as Regulatory Affairs Specialist.
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May 28, 2013
Potato Storage, Potato Harvesting, Irrigation, Seed Potatoes, Potato Equipment
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SIMPLOT HONORED FOR GREEN EFFORTS

Several green initiatives in place at J.R. Simplot's Moses Lake, Wash., facility were highlighted during a recent Association of Washington Business m
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May 28, 2013| Published in the May 2013 issue

Verdesian Acquires Northwest Ag Products

Verdesian Life Sciences, LLC, announces it has acquired Northwest Agricultural Products, Inc., a world-class provider of specialty agricultural produc
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May 28, 2013| Published in the May 2013 issue

WSU Ag Research Center Names New Director

James Moyer has been named director of Washington State University's Agricultural Research Center (ARC). He will also serve as associate dean for rese
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May 27, 2013
Fertilizer
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FERTILIZER INSTITUTE NAMES NEW PRESIDENT

WASHINGTON, D.C.-The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) announced May 22 that Christopher L. Jahn has been named president. Jahn comes to TFI from the Nationa
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May 27, 2013
Potato Equipment
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NEW AEM SKID STEER SAFETY EBOOK

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has extensively updated its popular Skid Steer Safety Manual and now also offers e-book versions in E
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May 25, 2013
Potato Storage, Potato Harvesting, Herbicide, Irrigation, Fertilizer, Insecticide, Fungicide, Seed Potatoes, Potato Equipment
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PTI MOMENTUM CONTINUES AS BUYERS PREP FOR IMPLEMENTATION

Produce Traceability Initiative (PTI) Leadership Council members agree the increasing percentage of produce cases marked with PTI labels is a reassuri
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May 24, 2013
Insecticide
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GRANDEVO REMOVES BEE WARNING FROM LABEL

DAVIS, Calif.-Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBI), has received U.S. EPA approval to delete the bee toxicity warning statement from its Grandevo Bioin
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May 24, 2013
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UI/TECHHELP OFFER FSMA WORKSHOP

TechHelp and the University of Idaho will be offering a Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Preventive Controls Regulation Overview and Workshop with
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May 23, 2013
Potato Harvesting, Potato Equipment
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NEW LAW AIMS TO PREVENT DRONES FROM SPYING ON GROWERS

BOISE, Idaho-A new Idaho law that takes effect July 1 aims to prevent people from using drones to spy on growers and ranchers.
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May 23, 2013
Irrigation
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POWER COSTS FOR IRRIGATORS SET TO INCREASE IN ID

BOISE, Idaho-Many growers in Idaho are bracing for another increase in power costs this season.
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May 22, 2013
Potato Storage, Potato Harvesting, Seed Potatoes
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LATE FL POTATO VOLUME BRINGS HIGHER PRICES

As north Florida begins spring volume up to two weeks late, buyers can expect lower red potato supplies to keep demand high and prices above normal.
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May 22, 2013
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NEW POTATO PROGRESS: INSECT TRAPPING REPORT

BOISE, Idaho-The new issue of Potato Progress from the Idaho, Washington and Oregon Potato Commissions is out.
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May 21, 2013
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HOUSE PANEL OK'S FARM BILL W/ FOOD STAMP CUTS

The House Agriculture Committee approved a sweeping farm bill May 15 that would trim the $80 billion-per-year Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Progra
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May 20, 2013
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UC DAVIS RANKS NO. 1 IN THE WORLD FOR AG TEACHING AND RESEARCH

The University of California, Davis, is No. 1 in the world for teaching and research in the area of agriculture and forestry, according to rankings re
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May 17, 2013
Herbicide, Irrigation, Fertilizer, Insecticide, Fungicide, Potato Equipment
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GFSI RECOGNIZES GLOBALG.A.P.'s IFA VERSION 4.0

BALTIMORE, Md.-GLOBALG.A.P. North America Inc. (GGNA), the USA and Canadian division of the world's largest private sector standards organization for
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May 16, 2013
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"2012 CENSUS OF AGRICULTURE" WINDOW CLOSING

With the window to respond to the 2012 Census of Agriculture officially closing on May 31, the USDA is urging growers and ranchers not to miss this op
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May 15, 2013
Irrigation
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IRRIGATION WATER GOES UNDERGROUND

McCAMMON, Idaho-A southeast Idaho canal company has completed a $4.8 million project to pipe irrigation water formerly moved through a network of open
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May 15, 2013
Irrigation
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WATER EFFICIENCY KEY TO IRRIGATING

The 2012 drought that covered about 65 percent of the U.S. and which was a continuation of drought that began more than a year earlier in the Southwes
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May 14, 2013
Potato Harvesting, Potato Equipment
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FARMLOGS LAUNCHES iOS AND ANDROID APPS FOR PLANTING SEASON

ANN ARBOR, Mich.-FarmLogs, the leading agricultural tech startup that helps growers plan, manage and analyze their farm's operations, announces the la
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May 14, 2013
Potato Harvesting, Herbicide, Irrigation, Fertilizer, Insecticide, Fungicide, Potato Equipment
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WSPC OFFERS IPM SUPPLIES

As the potato growing season begins, The Washington State Potato Commission (WSPC) will provide free Integrated Pest Management (IPM) supplies for Was
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May 13, 2013
Insecticide
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CPB FOUND IN PARMA

Colorado potato beetles were found in volunteer potatoes late last week in the Parma area. So far, only overwintered adults have been observed, and th
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May 13, 2013
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UI RELEASES RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PSYLLIDS

University of Idaho researchers have released 2013 Idaho recommendations for potato psyllids and zebra chip, a brief summary of 2012 findings and the
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May 10, 2013
Irrigation
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DROUGHT UPDATE

The 2012 drought-the worst this country has seen in decades-is now becoming the 2013 drought. In fact, 47 percent of the continental U.S.-including a
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May 10, 2013
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ID'S FARM SECTOR STILL STRONG, BUT SLOWING

BOISE, Idaho-Idaho's farming sector continues to lead the state's gains in personal income but there are signs the Gem State's agricultural economy, w
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May 09, 2013
Potato Storage, Herbicide, Insecticide, Fungicide, Potato Equipment
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WSSA PESTICIDE SERIES: STORING PESTICIDES

LAWRENCE, Kan.-A landscaping and irrigation company was recently fined for storing pesticides in the same area as combustible materials-a decision tha
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May 08, 2013
Potato Equipment
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TWO NEW COUNCILS TO LAUNCH AT UNITED FRESH 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C.-Two new United Fresh councils will convene for the first time at United Fresh 2013 in San Diego, May 14-16. The Produce Marketing & M
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May 07, 2013
Insecticide
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TRANSFORM RECEIVES FED REGISTRATION AGAINST PSYLLIDS

INDIANAPOLIS-Dow AgroSciences announced today that it has received federal registration of Transform WG insecticide. The distinctive new chemistry fou
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May 07, 2013
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WATER ISSUES PUSHING LARGE-SCALE GROWER OUT OF CO

Colorado's Weld County is still home to potato festivals and dotted with potato-growing artifacts, but the local potato industry has little to contrib
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May 06, 2013
Fungicide, Potato Equipment
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SYNGENTA ADDS LOCAL TEXT ALERT TO HOTLINE

GREENSBORO, N.C.-Syngenta continues partnerships with key universities in Idaho, Michigan, North Dakota, Oregon and Washington to bring late blight ho
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May 05, 2013
Potato Storage, Potato Harvesting
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TOP RETAIL DISPLAYS IN IPC'S POTATO LOVER'S MONTH

EAGLE, Idaho-Consumers weren't the only ones professing their love for Idaho potatoes during the annual Potato Lover's Month retail celebration in Feb
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May 04, 2013
Potato Equipment
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MAHINDRA USA INVITES CUSTOMERS TO EXPERIENCE THE DIFFERENCE

HOUSTON-Mahindra USA, the No. 1-selling tractor in the world based on volume, invites customers to visit their local Mahindra dealers to check out the
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May 03, 2013
Potato Harvesting, Irrigation
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CASE PITS FISH FARM AGAINST IRRIGATORS

About 565,000 acres of irrigated land on the Eastern Snake River Plain could be dried up if a trout farm prevails in an upcoming water call case now b
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May 03, 2013
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NPC DOUBLES RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP

The National Potato Council's annual scholarship for a graduate student pursuing potato research has been doubled to $10,000, the organization recentl
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May 02, 2013
Herbicide, Insecticide, Fungicide, Seed Potatoes, Potato Equipment
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COMMENT PERIOD OPENS ON SIMPLOT'S BIOTECH POTATO

Public comment will be accepted starting Friday on a line of biotech potatoes introduced by Simplot Plant Sciences with low acrylamide levels, low sug
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May 02, 2013
Seed Potatoes
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IPHD PLANTS 5 CONTAINERS OF U.S. SEED IN THE CONGO

DENVER-The United States Private Voluntary Organization (PVO) International Partnership for Human Development (IPHD) purchased five containers of U.S.
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May 02, 2013
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NEW REVISION OF SILVER SCURF BULLETIN

A Pacific Northwest Extension Publication on "Silver Scurf Management in Potatoes" has been recently revised and is available online at no cost:
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May 02, 2013
Potato Storage, Fungicide, Potato Equipment
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UI PUBLISHES THREE POTATO EXTENSION BULLETINS

The University of Idaho has recently published three potato related extension bulletins.
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May 01, 2013
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NEW DATA SHOW WHITE POTATOES INCREASE INTAKE OF POTASSIUM

Consumption of white potatoes is linked to increased intake of potassium, according to a new study released at Experimental Biology 2013. For each add
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May 01, 2013
Potato Storage, Herbicide, Insecticide, Fungicide, Seed Potatoes, Potato Equipment
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NEW ONLINE BULLETIN FOR DISEASE DIAGNOSIS TEST KITS

A new bulletin has been published by the University of Idaho titled, "Portable test kits for diagnosing potato diseases."
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May 01, 2013
Fertilizer
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SN PROTECTS N, FEEDS CROPS IN WET OR DRY WEATHER

LOVELAND, Colo.-Weather may be the biggest variable for a corn crop, but with ESN SMART NITROGEN, growers can count on consistent yields in wet or dry
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