September 2013


Volume 42 Issue 9



10 Calendar

14 Around the Vine

15 New Products

54 Final Pass



16 It's a Plane!

     Using unmanned aircraft to monitor fields

20 Growers of the Month

     Sheldon and Brendon Rockey of Center, Colo.

26 2013 UI Snake River Pest Management Tour

     Finding control options for pests and weeds

30 23rd Annual PG Golf Tournament

     Scramble winner chosen by tiebreaker


Diggin' In

34 On the Front Line

     PAA as protection for stored potatoes

36 Safeguarding Your Operations

     Fraud prevention and internal controls

40 Storage Checklist

     Cleaning and repairs

44 Buyer's Guide-Bagging/Packaging/Shipping

46 Special Seed Advertising Section



8 From the Field

48 National Potato Council

50 Idaho Potato Commission

51 University of Idaho

52 United Potato Growers of America

53 United States Potato Board