UI Grad Student Makes Progress in Pythium Leak Study


Andrew Hollingshead’s research project is focused around Pythium leak, a disease caused by a fungus-like pathogen that lives in soil. Potatoes get infected with it when they have an open wound or bruise.

China Attempting to Grow Potatoes on Moon


The Chang'e 4 rover will actually plant potato and mustard seed and study any growth that occurs.

Foodservice Still Holds Growth Potential


Consumers are spending food dollars at foodservice at unprecedented rates, and the potato industry recognizes the opportunity, marketers say.

Health Attributes Drive Potato Sales


The best way to keep potatoes moving is to keep consumers informed, marketers say.

Planting Equipment Buyers' Guide

New Products, Potato Equipment

Growers in most potato-growing regions of the U.S. are only now fully recovering from the 2018 harvest. But before you know it, it’ll be time to get the 2019 crop in the ground.

Between the Rows: Out of Place


Happiness has never been about fitting in.

N.D. Producer Discusses Farm Bill


U.S. senator John Hoeven says if Congress is able to pass it before the end of the month, this will be the first time since 1990 a new Farm Bill is passed within the year it expires.

How Do Breeders Know What Parts of DNA Correspond to Traits?


In order to find the gene within a cell that control a trait, breeders collect data from the field, greenhouse and the lab.

Five Fertilizer Trends to Watch

Articles, Fungicide

With annual fertilizer sales totaling $180 billion—that’s three times more than crop protection sales, three times more than seed sales and more than two times ag machinery sales—the fertilizer industry is quite complex.

New Product: Battery-Powered Seametrics Insertion Magnetic Flow Meter

Irrigation, New Products

Seametrics, a leader in magnetic flow meter technology for the agricultural industry, announces the release of the AG90 insertion-style, battery-powered magnetic flow meter.

Tong Expands Project Management Team

Articles, Potato Equipment

Dave Clarke and Elliott Stones have been promoted to Tong Engineering's project Management team.

New Product Contest Winners Revealed at Irrigation Show

Articles, Irrigation, New Products

The Irrigation Association is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 New Product Contest at the Irrigation Show and Education Conference in Long Beach, Calif., Dec. 3-7.

What's the Right Way to Buy a Tractor?

Articles, New Products, Potato Equipment

If you are thinking to buy a tractor this year, then there are some things you should consider beforehand. You might be having trouble if you are new to this and there are many options that come in a tractor which can confuse you.

Sentera Precision Ag Solution Price Promotion

New Products

Take $600 or more off the industry leading sensors when ordered in 2018

IPC Hires Kahn as VP of Foodservice


The Idaho Potato Commission welcomes Alan Kahn as its new vice president of foodservice.

Mecham, Strickland Join Valley in Leadership Roles

Articles, Irrigation

Valley Irrigation announces the hiring of Trevor Mecham as vice president of global technology strategy–irrigation, and Joe Strickland as vice president and general manager of North America irrigation.