Wild Potato Relatives Tapped for Late Blight Guard Duty


ARS researchers prepare to make crosses in order to move late blight resistance from a wild species into cultivated potato

P.E.I. Growers Have New Pesticide to Fight Wireworm

Articles, Insecticide

Potato board estimates cost of wireworm damage to crops at $5 million a year

Solinftec, Planet Provide Real-Time Agronomic Insights

Articles, New Products

Solinftec, a leader in agricultural digitalization, announces a global partnership with Planet, operator of history’s largest commercial fleet of earth observation satellites, to deliver real-time data that will further drive efficiency and transparency a

Nichino America Celebrates 20 Years Supporting Ag Industry

Articles, Fertilizer, Fungicide, Herbicide, Insecticide

Monitor Flying Insects to Improve Management

Articles, Insecticide

University of Idaho Extension just recently released this five-minute video (as seen above) to demonstrate a way to monitor for flying insects entering your crop or garden.

“We Believe in Growing” Scholarship Winners Announced


World Ag Expo and E.M. Tharp, Inc. have teamed up again for the "We Believe in Growing" scholarship, which supports local high school students who will be attending four-year universities to major in an agricultural field.

Syngenta Acquires Leading Biologicals Company

Articles, Fertilizer, New Products

Valagro will continue to operate as an independent brand in the market, leveraging the resources of Syngenta to accelerate its innovation and growth.

NPC Applauds Reintroduction of Farm Workforce Modernization Act


Bill provides long-term labor solutions to support American agriculture and workers

Making Cents of Agronomics


How growers can create budgets, prepare for in-season costs, and find the balance between highest possible yield and maximum profit potential

How Do They Do It?

Articles, Insecticide

Epigenetic changes passed to new generations of Colorado potato beetle may explain rapid resistance

Liphatech’s Rozol Brand Celebrates 50 Years

Articles, New Products

Since 1971, farm communities have relied on Rozol to help manage field rodents. Today, Rozol is labeled for use on ground squirrels, black-tailed prairie dogs, pocket gophers, rats, mice and voles on farms and ranches in many states.

Survey to Assess Drift Damage in North-Central U.S.

Articles, Herbicide

Specialty crop growers are asked to fill out this survey to help us understand the impact of herbicide drift.

Peace of Mind


How financial wellness for employees can improve the health of your farm business

50 for 50: Sackett Potatoes

50 for 50, Grower of the Month

The name Sackett has been synonymous with potatoes in central Michigan for a long time. A five-generation legacy means a lot of potatoes and a lot of Sacketts.

UMaine Extension to Offer Ag Research Updates

Articles, Event Calendar

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer three research updates for the agricultural industry 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 10.

Producers Bullish about Farmland Values


Farmers continue to report strong current economic conditions on their farms, according to the February Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer.