Maine Enjoys Successful Potato Harvest

Articles, Potato Harvesting

A recently released report from the USDA said this year’s average yield for Aroostook County potato crops is 320 hundredweight per acre, marking an increase from last year’s average of 310 hundredweight per acre.

WCCO Draper Belted Chain Technology

New Products, Potato Equipment

WCCO Belting announces two new products: an angled cleat extension for its RAPTOR draper belting and a new belt design for belted chain assemblies for the agriculture industry.

Between the Rows: That's Where I'm From


Strong roots make strong people.

AGCO Completes Maryland Assembly, Distribution, Training Facility

Articles, New Products, Potato Equipment

Industry-leading assembly line equipment, technology and warehouse expansion support Fendt and Massey Ferguson tractor distribution

Weather Cuts U.S. Potato Harvest 6 Percent


U.S. production of potatoes is down 6 percent this year, according to the first forecast of the season from the USDA. Total production for 2019 is forecast at 422 million hundredweight, down 6 percent from 2018.

Alberta Potato Conference & Tradeshow


Nov. 19-21 in Red Deer, Alberta

McCain Commits $80 Million to New Brunswick Facility


New high-speed Formed Potato Specialty line in Florenceville, New Brunswick, to address growing demand for retail and foodservice customer base across North America

Ag World Golf Classic Donates over $100,000

Articles, Event Calendar

Area agriculture producers, processors and industry businesses set a new record with their generosity by donating $101,680 to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities Inland Northwest at the 6th Annual Ag World Golf Classic.

Beene Takes New Role with Corteva


Britt Beene has been named strategic account manager within Corteva Agriscience. He will remain based in south-central Idaho.

New Product: Valley Tower Box Enhanced

Irrigation, New Products

Improvements enable growers to maximize pivot uptime

Opinion: Why Idaho Farmers Need Immigration Reform


Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson explains the Farm Workforce Modernization Act.

Researchers Work to Minimize Post-harvest Losses


A research team from Graz, Austria, is developing biological methods to improve the shelf life of fruit and vegetables.

Between the Rows: Damaged Goods


The deeply flawed people surrounding us make for great heroes.

Disaster Aid Approved for N.D. Producers


U.S. secretary of agriculture Sonny Perdue has approved North Dakota’s request for a secretarial disaster designation for 47 counties related to late-season rainfall and a disastrous October snowstorm.

Interpreting the Growing Field of On-Farm Data


Precision agriculture is focused on capturing farm data and using it to benefit global food production and environmental security. The resulting mountain of raw data constitutes both a challenge and an opportunity for smart farming. But to what end?