MacIsaac to Retire from United Potato Growers of Canada

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Kevin MacIsaac, who has been general manager of the United Potato Growers of Canada since 2011, recently announced he will be retiring this fall.

Drop in Farm Income Expected as Pandemic Aid Ends

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After reaching its highest level since 2013, U.S. net farm income could tumble by one-fifth next year, despite continued high crop and livestock revenue.

Idaho Crop Yields Down

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Because of severe drought conditions and unusually high temperatures across the state, yields were expected to be down significantly for many crops in the state.

Biden to Name Californian as Chief Ag Negotiator

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The president has been under pressure from farm-state senators to fill the position.

UN Embraces Genetic Engineering, Precision Ag

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Agricultural technologies, if applied right, can help move agri-food systems beyond business-as-usual options.

New Product: Fendt 500 Vario Gen3 Series Mid-Range Tractors

New Products

FendtONE lets the operator customize tractor and implement operation to the work at hand.

Storage Equipment & Chemicals Buyers' Guide

Articles, New Products, Potato Storage

Our annual storage buyers’ guide showcases many of the industry’s leading innovations for making sure your crop leaves storage looking as good as it did coming in.

Operating Equipment for Harvest and Loading into Storage

Potato Harvesting

Reducing bruise goes a long way to prevent pests like Fusarium dry rot, Pythium leak, pink rot, and bacterial soft rot in storage.

50 for 50: Potandon Produce

50 for 50, Articles, Grower of the Month

Potandon Produce is the largest marketer of fresh tablestock potatoes in the nation and also a leading marketer of fresh onions. From the company headquarters in Idaho Falls, Idaho, Potandon manages a nationwide network of growing and packing operations i

Between the Rows: Freedom’s Still Ringing

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The best of America shines through after the worst happens

Game Plan

Articles, Potato Storage

How to win this storage season

Montana Potato Research and Market Development Program Seeks Proposals

Seed Potatoes

The Montana Potato Advisory Committee is seeking proposals for the Montana Potato Research and Market Development Program to address needs and opportunities for Montana’s potato industry.

Maine Expects High-Quality Potato Crop

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Growers in Maine are predicting a higher quantity and quality of potato crop than was produced in 2020, due to the less severe weather this summer.

Heat, Smoke Impact Idaho Potato Sizing

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Sizing looks to be an issue in new crop potatoes from Idaho this season, and 2021's extreme heat and smoke are taking the blame.

Keeping Unwanted Foreign Material Out of Your Crop

Articles, Potato Harvesting

One important but often overlooked quality aspect of your potato crop is the lack of foreign material associated with the incoming crop.

Administration Announces PPE Relief Funds to Support Ag and Food Businesses that Invested in Worker Safety

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NPC concerned program’s structural limitations will cause effort to fall short of goals