Will High-Growth Projections for Biologicals be Impended by COVID-19?

Articles, Fertilizer, Fungicide, Herbicide, Insecticide

Over the past decade, the agrochemical industry has been experiencing a boom in the use of biological-based ingredients for biopesticides as well as biostimulant and biofertilizer markets, steadily progressing into double-digit figures. But what will happ

Irrigation Show 2020 Canceled

Articles, Event Calendar

Washington Potato Giveaway Scheduled for Tuesday


The Washington State Potato Commission announced Friday that it will give away 100,000 processing potatoes on Tuesday in Thurston County.

Surplus Potatoes in Alberta Used as Cattle Feed


Recently, some of Alberta’s ag industry leaders thought of an option to assist two producer groups hard hit by the effects of COVID-19.

Most Popular Vegetable


Finding the right way to market potatoes

Harvest Equipment Buyers' Guide

New Products, Potato Equipment

Harvest is the most exciting (and undoubtedly busiest) time of year for potato growers. When the time comes, you’ll want to be prepared with quality, reliable equipment that will take good care of the fruits of your labors.

The Smorgasbord: Galena Russet

Articles, Seed Potatoes, Smorgasbord

Galena Russet is a medium- to late-maturing variety that is notable for having both high early- and full-season yields.

Between the Rows: The Fear of Missing Out

Between the Rows

Don’t let it rob you of your simple, everyday joys.

Direct Assistance Program May Not Reach Every Producer

Articles, Seed Potatoes

The applications for a $16 billion program to help farmers opened this week. But before the first checks are signed, there's already concern that it won't reach everyone.

PotatoEurope 2020 Canceled

Articles, Event Calendar

Organizers of PotatoEurope 2020 have made the decision to cancel the exhibition planned for Sept. 2-3 in Villers-Saint-Christophe, France.

Potato Industry Seeks Changes to USDA Payments


NPC wants higher payments and more help from Congress in the wake of COVID-19

Nominations Open for 2021 Potatoes USA Board Members


Potatoes USA announces nominations are now open for new board members for the 2021-24 term. The board is seeking nominees to fill a total of 60 open seats.

New Product: Toro Aqua-Traxx Azul Drip Tape

Articles, Irrigation, New Products

This exciting new product gives growers the same quality and performance they have come to expect from Aqua-Traxx, but now features an innovative flow path design to more effectively resist clogging than ever before.

National Ag in the Classroom Summit Offered Virtually

Articles, Event Calendar

National Agriculture in the Classroom is hosting its Virtual Summit on Wednesday, June 24, and Thursday, June 25.

Dieffenbach’s Gives Away 20 Tons of Potatoes


The Pennsylvania potato chip company recently got its hands on 40,000 pounds of Grade-A russet potatoes left behind by the hurting restaurant industry, and the company didn't want to see them go to waste.

Idaho, Maine Potato Industries Deal with Effects of COVID-19


Potato farmers face financial disaster as coronavirus dries up demand for their crop.