Michigan Potatoes Launches “Free Groceries” Campaign


Statewide retail campaign will help promote Michigan’s growers

New Product: Drexel Sprout-Stop

Articles, New Products, Potato Storage

Sprout-Stop from Drexel Chemical is a liquid growth retardant used to prevent sprouting in potatoes and onions.

Deadline Approaching for Irrigation Foundation Scholarship


Apply by Feb. 15 to be considered for the 2019 Irrigation Foundation scholarship program. The scholarships, ranging from $1,000 to $2,500, are awarded based on the candidate’s letter of intent, financial need, resume, list of irrigation courses and letter

New Product: Kuhn Krause Dominator 4856

New Products, Potato Equipment

Kuhn North America, Inc., introduces the new Dominator 4856 combination primary tillage system boasting product features designed to provide optimal compaction removal and residue handling, while reducing maintenance time.

HELM Agro US Hires Taylor


HELM Agro US, Inc. has hired Craig Taylor as the company’s new Northern Corn Belt regional sales manager. He will promote sales of the HELM crop protection portfolio and support the company’s distributor and retailer network in Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska,

Western Water Summit


Jan. 22-23 in San Diego

New Product: Flexicon Bulk-Out Bulk Bag Discharger

New Products

A new Bulk-Out bulk bag discharger from Flexicon features stainless steel open-channel construction for applications in which contamination of the product or equipment cannot be tolerated.

2018 State Certified Seed Potato Reports

Articles, Seed Potatoes

The past year was a pretty good one for most seed producers across the U.S.

World Potato Crop Suffering "Inbreeding Depression"

Event Calendar, Seed Potatoes

According to researchers, a large proportion of the world's potato crops are suffering from severe depression, the weakening of an organism’s genetic makeup from excessive breeding with close relatives.

Trump Formally Nominates Wheeler to Head EPA


President Trump has formally nominated Andrew Wheeler, a former energy lobbyist who has led the agency in an acting capacity for six months, to serve as EPA administrator.

Resolution: Work Smarter, Not Harder

Irrigation, New Products

There is a plethora of tools to help do the job more efficiently, freeing you to use your time for other, more enjoyable things.

New Product: Brandt GlucoPro Plant Growth Regulator

Fertilizer, New Products

GlucoPro is a revolutionary new plant growth regulator and the first molecule of its kind in agriculture.

Tractor Buyers' Guide

New Products, Potato Equipment

Here’s your chance to get a glimpse of some of those enormous mechanical beauties that chug along through every grower’s daydreams.

New Product: Legion Bio Chem EnduraSeed

Fertilizer, New Products

Newly launched seed treatment adds to robust biological product offering

Potato Biodiversity Film Released


“Opening the Earth: The Potato King” is a documentary about Peruvian Julio Hancco, one of the few remaining true guardians of biodiversity left in the world.