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Potatoes USA Executive Board Visits Red River Valley Region

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Earlier this month, Potatoes USA’s executive committee visited the Red River Valley region to meet with farmers and their families, processors and researchers to learn about opportunities and challenges specific to North Dakota and Minnesota.

Brendan Deck To Transition To Nufarm Corporate Advisory Role; Ken Barham Appointed General Manager North America

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Commenting on the change, Nufarm CEO Greg Hunt said, “Brendan Deck and Ken Barham epitomise Nufarm’s relentless focus on delivering for our customers and suppliers. For the past 10 years Brendan Deck has led the growth of our North American business, a

University Of Idaho, Idaho State University To Play For Potato State Trophy

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Moscow, Idaho – The University of Idaho and Idaho State University announced the official introduction of the Potato State Trophy, a traveling rivalry trophy awarded to the winner of the annual football game between the two schools.

Late Blight Confirmed In St. Joseph County, Michigan

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Potato late blight has been confirmed in a commercial field in St. Joseph County, Michigan.

Syngenta Announces Cool Farm Tool Integration In Cropwise Sustainability – Enabling Greenhouse Gas Emission Estimates For Growers

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Greensboro, N.C., – Syngenta has announced the integration of Cool Farm Tool (CFT) into the Cropwise™ Sustainability (CWS) application. CFT is a globally recognized carbon quantification tool that enables growers to start their sustainability journey by m

Northland Potato Growers Association Taps Into Experience With New Executive Director

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The Northland Potato Growers Association (NPGA) has announced the selection of Gary Shields as its new executive director.

When Too Much of a Good Thing Becomes a Bad Thing

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As farmers grapple with worsening drought, they have begun to explore ways to grow crops with less water. One strategy they’ve started to use in recent years is limited irrigation, in which crops still receive some water via irrigation, but less than the

Ports Of Indiana Receives U.S. Customs Approval To Establish First Sea Cargo Container Port Serving Chicago Metropolitan Area

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Portage, Ind. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has approved a proposal from Ports of Indiana-Burns Harbor to establish the first international sea cargo container terminal on Lake Michigan. This would create the only all-water container route fo

United Nations Figures Show China Leads World In Potato Production, U.S. Fifth

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According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations China leads the world in potato production, followed not so closely by India.

Senate Republicans Embrace Framework That Puts More Farm In The Farm Bill

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Washington –– U.S. Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee Ranking Member John Boozman (R-AR) unveiled the Senate Republican Farm Bill Framework to a wave of vocal support from his colleagues who have praised the framework’s focus on putting

The Masser Family Of Companies Forms Partnership With Szawlowski Potato Farms

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Sacramento, PA – The Masser Family of Companies (MFC), the eighth-generation family-owned potato farming company, announced a strategic partnership with Szawlowski Potato Farms (SWAZ), a fifth-generation farm.

Flexicon Marks 50 Years

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Bethlehem, PA - Flexicon Corporation, a privately-held firm and world leader in bulk handling equipment and systems, is commemorating its 50th anniversary in 2024.

Family Farm Alliance Board of Directors Appoints New President

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Berthoud, CO - The Family Farm Alliance board of directors earlier this week unanimously approved Paul Orme, a rancher and attorney from Arizona, to serve as the organization’s sixth president.

Potato Grower Golf Tournament Sizzles In Summer Sun

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About the only thing hotter than the warmer-than-usual summer temperatures blanketing eastern Idaho was the winning score at this year’s Potato Grower Golf Tournament at the Idaho Falls Country Club.

Innovative Handheld Soil Moisture Meter Revolutionizes Greenhouse, Potted Plant Care

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Woodstock, IL — Following the launch of the SpotOn Turf Soil Moisture Meter last July, Innoquest Inc., a leading designer and manufacturer of precision meters for the agriculture, turf and greenhouse industries, has announced the release of a compact, han

Key Technology, PPM Technologies Consolidate Sales And Service Organizations In The Americas Region

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Key Technology (Key) and PPM Technologies (PPM), both members of Duravant’s Food Sorting and Handling Solutions group, announce they have combined their sales and service organizations in North and South America as well as Australia and New Zealand.