Ceres, Wilbur-Ellis Partner to Provide Aerial Imagery Tech for Farmers

Articles, New Products

Ceres Imaging, the aerial imagery provider that helps growers make proactive decisions to maximize resources, announces a partnership with Wilbur-Ellis Agribusiness to distribute and use its technology in core markets throughout the U.S.

A Quick Look at Farming in Idaho’s Congressional Districts


A lot of farming and ranching takes place in Idaho’s 1st Congressional District, but not nearly as much as occurs in the state’s 2nd Congressional District.

Flying into the Future of Agriculture


Using drones and predatory bugs, UC Davis researchers treat crop pests

Helm Agro Hires Mid-South Sales Manager

Articles, Fungicide, Herbicide, Insecticide

Helm Agro US, Inc. announces the hiring of Dustin Smith as regional sales manager for the mid-South.

Study to Test Potato Product’s Effects on Chronic Kidney Disease


Could a starch derived from raw potatoes slow the damaging effects of chronic kidney disease? A clinical trial will test that idea by asking people with the disease to mix a flavorless powdered supplement into a drink each day.

Side Delights Releases ‘Journey of a Potato’ Video


Side Delights is launching “Journey of a Potato,” an educational video for consumers and buyers.

UN Declares 2020 International Year of Plant Health

Articles, Event Calendar

The United Nations has declared 2020 as the International Year of Plant Health. They are calling on people, organizations, industries, scientists, and governments to work together to protect plants against the introduction and spread of invasive pests.

Calendar: Workshop in Maine to Focus on Healthy Soil Practices

Event Calendar

Feb. 19 in Presque Isle, Maine

N.D. Fresh Market Potato Cultivar Trial Results

Articles, Seed Potatoes

Potato cultivars or selections included in this report were selected from recently released cultivars or from advancing selections or cultivars that are new to the U.S. In 2019, two trials were conducted to identify traits of red-skinned and yellow-skinne

Vestaron Earns Spot in Global Cleantech 100


Vestaron, a biologic crop protection company, was named a 2020 Global Cleantech 100 company by Cleantech Group.

AGCO Foundation Expands Flagship Ag Learning Center


The AGCO Agriculture Foundation announces a partnership with the Global Growers Network to expand their flagship agricultural learning center in Clarkston, Ga.

New Product: Vibrance Ultra Potato Seed Treatment

Articles, Fungicide, New Products

Vibrance Ultra Potato from Syngenta delivers three complementary fungicide treatments to protect seed pieces

PERC Adds New Equipment Category to Propane Farm Incentive Program

Articles, New Products, Potato Equipment

The Propane Education & Research Council announces the addition of an agronomic heat treatment systems equipment category for its 2020 Propane Farm Incentive Program, which offers up to $5,000 off of qualifying propane-powered equipment.

Investing in the Future of Agriculture


National Crop Insurance Services is proud to invest in the future of agriculture through the NCIS 1890 Scholarship Program. NCIS awards scholarships to students majoring in agriculture-related disciplines at historically black 1890 land grant universities

Perdue Statement on EPA's WOTUS Rule


The EPA and the Army have finalized the Navigable Waters Protection Rule to define “waters of the United States.” The agencies are streamlining the definition so that it includes four simple categories of jurisdictional waters, provides clear exclusions f