IPC Launches Media Blitz to Boost Holiday Potato Sales


With the holiday season looking to be different from any before it, the Idaho Potato Commission is gearing up to keep Idaho potatoes top-of-mind.

Skone & Connors Installs Tong System

Articles, New Products, Potato Equipment

A custom-built potato sizing and washing solution from Tong USA has enabled a leading U.S. potato processor to increase sizing potential of both dirty and washed crop, whilst maximizing efficiency and minimizing waste across its entire potato processing o

Farmobile, Fertilizer Institute to Advance Data Collection for Variable Rate Technology


Real-time data serves as a system of record to provide a more detailed picture of field activities.

Ag World Golf Classic Donates $90K+


Ag World Support Systems recently presented the 7th Annual Ag World Golf Classic check for $93,168 to Ronald McDonald House Charities Inland Norwest in Spokane, Wash.

New Product: Reinke Maintenance-Free Pivot Bearing

Irrigation, New Products

No maintenance, greater longevity, lower operating costs

Report Highlights Farmers’ Perception of Sustainability


Research demonstrates need for new level of supply chain collaboration, sharing in both risk and reward of pursuing conservation practices

New Product: Can-Am Defender PRO

New Products

While some people love their days in the mud, others are out working land and getting the job done, needing a reliable and tough vehicle that delivers day in and day out. That’s where the Can-Am Defender PRO vehicle lineup rises above the competition.

Ag Dept. Introduces AskUSDA


In an effort to transform how the public interacts with the Department, the AskUSDA program has been established as the “one front door” for customers to access information and help from USDA.

Wisconsin: Little Plover River Watershed Enhancement Project Exceeds Expectations


The Little Plover River Watershed Enhancement Project is a multi-party collaboration convened by the Village of Plover and the Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association to improve the health of the Little Plover River and the quality of life of the

IA Names New Product Contest Winners

Irrigation, New Products

The winner of the agriculture irrigation category is the All-Flo Pressure Regulator by Nelson Irrigation. The winner of the agriculture specialty category is Sweet Spot Drip Tape by Toro.

U.S. DOT Clarifies Ag Commodity Definition


The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced that it is has published a final rule clarifying agricultural commodity and livestock definitions in hours-of-service regulations.

NPC Launches New Website


The National Potato Council has released a new website at to better support its mission of “Standing Up for Potatoes on Capitol Hill.”

What’s Happening on America’s Lands, Soils, and Waters?


You may be curious about what’s happening on the lands across the United States over time. If we didn’t have the data collection of the National Resources Inventory, we could only guess.

Texas A&M Researchers Make Breakthrough in Fighting Plant Diseases


New technology utilizes pathogen-infected host tissues to produce so-called hairy roots that can serve as biological vessels for the propagation of these pathogens in the laboratory.

Food & Agriculture Climate Alliance Releases Climate Policy Recommendations


Agriculture and environmental groups find ways that farmers, ranchers, forest owners and the food sector can deliver and benefit from climate solutions.

USDA Opens Registration for the 2021 Agricultural Outlook Forum

Articles, Event Calendar

The 2021 Forum will be virtual, and registration is free.