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.

The Traceability Trend


Mintel, a global market research company, named traceability—the ability to see where food comes from, what it’s made with, and by whom—one of the five most important food and drink trends for 2018.

USDA Broadband Program Will Boost Rural Economy


Rural broadband is essential to modern agriculture, the farmers and ranchers who grow our food and to the quality of life for rural Americans.

The Archaeology of Potatoes


Understanding the transition from wild potato species to the domesticated to market

When Water Works

Articles, Irrigation

Wisconsin Water Stewards program puts water conservation strategies in action

Peak Performance

Articles, Grower of the Month

MountainKing’s long climb to the top

FMC to Introduce Two New Herbicide Modes Of Action in Next Decade

Articles, Herbicide, New Products

In a world where resistant weeds run rampant, one chemical company is bringing relief to producers. FMC will introduce a novel rice herbicide and a corn and soybean herbicide in the next five to 10 years.

IPC Adds Grower Relations Page to Website


The Idaho Potato Commission has added a new “Grower Relations Tab” under the “Industry” section of the commission's website.

NNZ Makes New Hires


NNZ USA, a supplier of packaging for agricultural markets, recently hired David Larkin as vice president of sales and marketing, Jarek Sochacki as technical director, Chip Manuel as sales manager, and Steve Carey as sales manager.

Scientists Hack Photosynthesis to Boost yields


An international team of researchers has, for the first time, demonstrated that by fixing a common glitch in photosynthesis, a crop's yield could be improved by around 40 percent.

New App Connects Beekeepers and Growers

New Products

Pollination Network, a mobile app that connects beekeepers and growers, helps beekeepers find jobs with nearby growers, and it allows growers to post public listings and hire beekeepers within the app.

AMVAC VP to Present at Potato Business Summit

Articles, Event Calendar

Bob Trogele, chief operating officer and executive vice president of American Vanguard, parent company of AMVAC, will present a global AgChem outlook and implications on the U.S. potato industry at the Potato Business Summit this week.

Year-End Fertilizer Prices

Articles, Fertilizer

The year-end retail prices of all major fertilizers were higher in 2018 compared to 2017, according to USDA statistics.