Consortium Launches New Online Water Data Platform

Articles, Irrigation

As droughts intensify in the West, OpenET makes satellite-based data widely accessible to help 17 states develop more resilient water supplies.

New Product: Trimble NAV-900 Guidance Controller & CenterPoint RTX Correction Service

Articles, New Products

Trimble’s NAV-900 guidance controller is the most advanced GNSS receiver to date.

Idaho Potato Harvest in with Strong Results

Articles, Potato Harvesting

Measuring Soil Health Easily and Reliably


Carbon dioxide flush information found to be more reliable and useful indicator of soil health

Hybrid Approach Opens Acceptance of Biologicals

Articles, Fungicide, New Products

Regev from STK combines a biological active ingredient with a known synthetic product.

Ag Groups Object to EPA Chlorpyrifos Rule


More than 80 agricultural groups filed formal objections last week to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Aug. 30 rule to revoke all tolerances of chlorpyrifos.

Aquiline Drones Offers Ag Training Course

Articles, New Products

Empowering drone operators to help farmers increase profits with smart farming technology

Ritchie Bros. Launches Self-Serve Equipment Listing Service

Articles, New Products is a new, easy-to-use, listing and private transaction service from the used equipment market leaders.

Winners of the Next Gen Fertilizer Innovations Challenge Announced


The goal of the competition is to improve the efficiency of fertilizers to increase crop yields while reducing the impacts of fertilizers on the environment.

Penn State Potato Research Program Provides Valuable Industry Insights


The state's growers depend on the university's potato research program to help improve the quality and quantity of their crops while staying abreast of consumer trends.

U.S., Mexican Ag Secretaries Issue Joint Statement


“We share a commitment to keeping our markets open and transparent so that trade can continue to grow.”

Trucking Costs Present Challenges for Potato Industry


Higher trucking costs are one of the season’s biggest potholes for Idaho potato grower-shippers this season.

Maine Potato Harvest Extra-Bountiful

Articles, Potato Harvesting, Potato Storage

Some growers have had to resort to storing their potatoes in unused airplane hangars

Michigan to Launch Program to Keep Farming Disputes Out of Court


Farmers’ disputes covered by this grant can range from contract issues, estate and probate complications, adverse determinations by the USDA, bankruptcy, and any other conflict they may face concerning their farm.

Heat-Afflicted Northwest Farmers Eligible for Federal Aid


Pacific Northwest food producers stung by extreme heat will be eligible for disaster relief in a $10 billion package included in legislation now signed into law.

R.D. Offutt Farms’ Potato Field Days Successful


The first weekend of October, crowds of men, women and children, made their way to a large field outside Little Falls, Minn., to dig and keep as many potatoes as they wanted, for free.