National Potato Promotion Board Members Appointed


The USDA announced the appointment of 31 individuals to serve on the National Potato Promotion Board. The appointees will serve three-year terms.

Ag Groups Endorse Nomination of New EPA Administrator


This week, 23 national agricultural organizations sent a letter to the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee backing Michael Regan to serve as EPA administrator.

Oro Agri Acquired by Rovensa

Fungicide, Herbicide, Insecticide, New Products

Portugal-based Rovensa has acquired Oro Agri, Inc., a global leader in bio-rational crop protection and adjuvant technology.

New Product: HarvestMaster Casma Potato Yield Monitor

New Products, Potato Harvesting

Casma helps to maximize resources and profitability each potato harvest

Harvust Wins Ag Innovation Challenge

Articles, New Products

Harvust is the winner of the seventh annual Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge, becoming the 2021 Farm Bureau Entrepreneur of the Year.

Farm Bureau, Feeding America Partner on #StillFarming Campaign


The American Farm Bureau Federation is launching a new effort to address food insecurity while celebrating the strength of the U.S. food supply and commitment of America’s farmers and ranchers to keep it strong.

National Ground Water Association Announces National Groundwater Awareness Week

Articles, Event Calendar, Irrigation

Week of activities March 7-13 seeks to increase advocacy for the protection of groundwater

Farmobile Works with Ag Retailers to Optimize Profitability

Articles, New Products

Organizations work together to help retailers realize the full value of real-time data across a mixed fleet.

USDA Announces Key Staff Appointments


The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced the names of individuals who will hold senior staff positions in Washington, D.C.

Motion Industries Rebrands


Motion Industries, Inc. will now operate under the brand name Motion. The move to rebrand is intended to solidify the company’s structure and advance its position in the marketplace.

Perdue Grateful to Have Served as Ag Secretary


Sonny Perdue’s days as U.S. secretary of agriculture are winding down, but the Georgia native says he’s grateful to have had the chance to lead the USDA.

New Product: Amity Crop Chaser Multi-Crop Dump Carts

New Products, Potato Equipment, Potato Harvesting

Amity Technology introduces Crop Chaser dump carts, designed to improve logistics of many harvest operations, including silage, grain and specialty crops.

New Product: ARaymond Biodegradable Fastening Solutions

New Products

Plastics play key roles in the farming and greenhouse business—and leave behind a lot of waste every year. ARaymond is providing solutions to remedy that.

Dept. of Labor Modernizes H-2A Program


The final rule will streamline the H-2A application process by mandating electronic filing of job orders and applications.

High-Tech Tools


Hyperspectral imaging project at University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks to improve potato growers’ fertilizer use

Planting Seeds of Awareness


How precision farming addresses challenges in agriculture and world hunger