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Canadian Potato Production Figures

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During the recent Canadian Potato Summit 2023, Victoria Stamper, general manager of United Potato Growers of Canada, shared some potato production figures for Canada.

Shark Wheel Announces Partnership With Reinke Manufacturing Company

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Lake Forest, Calif. - Shark Wheel, the California-based company that has reinvented the standard wheel design, has unveiled a new partnership with Reinke Manufacturing Company.

Global Potato Statistics - Latest FAO Data

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The latest global potato statistics provided by the FAO were updated in December, 2022. We extracted this 2021 data for “total production” (in metric tons) and present the results for 100 potato producing countries in the table below (ranging from most to

BASF Partners With Agriculture Future Of America, Murray State University To Endow Scholarship In Honor Of Former BASF Employee

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Kansas City, MO. - In partnership with Agriculture Future of America (AFA) and Murray State University, BASF recently announced the endowment of a scholarship in honor of former employee, Rocky Napier. The Rocky Napier Scholarship is funded by BASF and wi

John Deere’s Perspective On Tractor, Implement Automation In Farming

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John Deere’s Dave Gordillo took part in the Washington Oregon Potato Conference’s Ag Innovation Session, which features a handful of new products/companies and what they're bringing to the ag table. Here we highlight what John Deere is planning for the fu

GROWMARK Acquires Allied Seed

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Bloomington, Illinois (AgPR) – GROWMARK, Inc. announced the acquisition of Allied Seed, LLC., based in Nampa, Idaho. Allied Seed offers a full line of forage, turfgrass and cover crop seed as well as custom production, blending, packaging and seed treatme

"Fighting Our Foliar Foes With Fungicides"

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Dr. Jeff Miller, president and CEO of Idaho-based Miller Research (www.millerresearch.com), talked about the topic “Fighting Our Foliar Foes With Fungicides” this week at the Washington Oregon Potato Conference.

McCain Foods 2022 Sustainability Report Spotlights Key Progress, Opportunity For Sustainable, Regenerative Food Production

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Toronto, ON – Today McCain Foods Limited (McCain) released its Sustainability Report, underpinning its commitment to producing delicious, planet-friendly food.

Oregon Potatoes Update

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Gary Roth, Executive Director of the Oregon Potato Commission, shared the Commission’s activities over the past year. His comments came at the Washington Oregon Potato Conference in Kennewick, WA.

Most Northwest Ag Commodities To See A Slightly Profitable Year

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Spokane, Washington – AgWest Farm Credit has released its quarterly Market Snapshot reports covering the state of major agricultural commodities in its northern region.

Ag World Annual Golf Classic Registration Now Open

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Registration for the 10th annual Ag World Golf Classic is now open.

"We've Got To Find Out What The West That We Want Is”

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Family Farm Alliance President Patrick O’Toole, whose family operates a sheep and cattle ranch on the Wyoming-Colorado border, was interviewed last month in Las Vegas by E&E Daily while attending the Colorado River Water Users Association conference. In t

Manage Your Farmland Better With MZA

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Every field contains variations throughout the landscape—different areas have different needs. So, how do producers know how to manage all these unique sections on their land? Watch to see how Management Zone Analyst, a software developed by ARS, makes ma

Despite Challenges Spuds Remain A Billion-Dollar Business

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Data from 2021 presented in the Potatoes New Zealand (PNZ) annual report shows minimal impact on production despite a rough couple of years. The overall value of the industry including the domestic and export markets dropped slightly to $1.095 billion. Th

World Potato Congress Inc. Announces Board Changes

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Following 16 years of dedicated volunteer service to the World Potato Congress Inc., John Griffin will be stepping down from his role of President of WPC. He has been involved with the WPC Board of Directors since 2007, serving in various capacities on th

Agronomy Pro Caleb Miller Named Meristem Account Manager

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Columbus, Ohio, (AgPR) – Experienced ag account professional and seed rep Caleb Miller has joined Meristem Crop Performance Group, LLC (www.MeristemAg.com), one of the fastest-growing crop input suppliers in America. Miller becomes Meristem’s account mana