Gowan Purchases Piemme, Isagro


Gowan Company announces the close of the agreement to purchase all the capital of Piemme S.r.l., the first step in Gowan Company’s plan to purchase all shares of Isagro S.p.A.

Ag Issues on USTR Ambassador’s Radar


Katherine Tai spent several hours this week before members of Congress outlining the Biden administration’s trade policy.

Rain Bird to Sponsor IA Scholarship


Rain Bird Corporation will be the exclusive sponsor of the Irrigation Association's 2022-2026 workforce development scholarship program.

Canadian Potato Storage Holdings Well Below 3-Year Average


Total Canadian potato storage holdings on May 1 were 12.5 percent below the three-year average, or almost 4 million hundredweight less.

New Book by Former Ag Secretary Glickman

Articles, New Products

In his new book, 'Laughing at Myself,' former secretary of agriculture Dan Glickman tells his story of a classical family background, religious heritage and “Midwestern-nice” roots, and how it all led to a long and successful career in public office.

New Product: FMC Vantacor Insect Control

Insecticide, New Products

Help keep Lepidopteran pests like Colorado potato beetle, cabbage looper and armyworm from eating away at your profits with Vantacor insect control powered by Rynaxypyr active.

Syngenta #RootedinAg Contest Open


Honor your mentor through Syngenta's popular #RootedinAg contest

U.S. Potato Exports Face Many Challenges


Exports of potatoes from the U.S. have seen a great deal of adversity in the current marketing year.

IA Awards Scholarships

Articles, Irrigation

In its fifth year, the Irrigation Association's scholarship program awarded 10 scholarships to deserving recipients studying and pursuing careers in the irrigation field.

Maine Growers Turning to More Resilient Potato Varieties


After a rough weather year in 2020, potato growers in Maine are turning to new varieties like Caribou Russet that can withstand less-than-favorable environmental conditions.

New Product: Vive AZterknot Fungicide

Articles, Fungicide, New Products

Vive Crop Protection receives EPA approval for the world’s first three-way biological, chemical and Allosperse fungicide

50 for 50: Gary Leever

50 for 50

Leever is a founding member of the Certification Section of the Potato Association of America, a body that was directly responsible for the improved standardization of certification across state lines that the industry utilizes today.

IIEA Announces 2021 Scholarship Recipients


The Idaho Irrigation Equipment Association is awarding $23,000 in scholarships to 38 students for the 2021 school year.

New Product: Bison VFsync PMAC Motors

Articles, New Products

Award-winning products designed to fill the gap between induction and servo motors

Skagit Valley Natives Invent High-Tech Fix for Farmers' Irrigation Problems

Articles, Irrigation

Two brothers who grew up in northwestern Washington's ag industry have founded CODA Farm Technologies.

One Industry, One Goal


Working together to ensure producer profitability