August 2013


Volume 42 Issue 8



10 Calendar

14 Around the Vine

16 New Products

54 Final Pass



20 Innate: DNA Restructured

A new way to approach biotechnology


24 Grower of the Month

Mark Johnson of PicaboIdaho


Diggin' In

28 "Inside the USPB LRP!"

From SOPC to Potatopalooza


32 Releasing the Right Nutrients

Helping plants survive challenging growing conditions


34 Back into the Earth

Utilizing soil microbes all year long


36 Bigger and Faster

Western Trailers releases its new Commodity Hopper

40 Using Ethylene
New sprout inhibitor system offers possible CIPC alternative

44 Buyer's Guide-Trucks/Bulk Beds/Trailers



8 From the Field

48 Idaho Potato Commission

50 University of Idaho

52 United Potato Growers of America

53 United States Potato Board