June 10, 2019
New Products

New Product: Farmwave AI Subscriber Model

Farmwave’s mission is to transform the world’s agricultural information into AI data models that power decision-making and preserve the future of farming.
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June 10, 2019
Articles

MSU Extension Offers Delayed Planting Resources

Midwest farmers are facing difficult planting and farm management decisions after weeks of unrelenting rainfall. Michigan State University Extension has educational resources and programs to help farmers as they deal with delayed planting seasons.
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June 10, 2019
Articles
Matthew Weaver

Researcher Thrives on Questions

Ask a farmer why he or she uses a certain practice, and the reply might be: "Because that's what we've always done." That's not good enough for Mark Pavek.
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June 10, 2019
Articles
Cynthia David

Rain Delays Planting for Ontario Growers

It’s been a frustrating start to the Ontario field crop season, with farmers trying to seed their fields in the cold and wet as the growing window narrows.
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June 07, 2019
Articles, Fungicide, Potato Equipment

Northwest Potatoes at Risk of Late Blight

Recent weather conditions in Washington are increasing the probability of late blight infection in potatoes. Late blight thrives in rainy weather, and under such conditions, can damage potatoes quickly.
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June 07, 2019
Articles
Camille von Kaenel

The Potato Guardians

In the Peruvian Andes, Indigenous potato farmers are working with researchers to develop climate-smart spuds.
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June 06, 2019
Articles, Insecticide, New Products

New Product: NemOMEX Nematicide

NemOMEX is a cost-effective biopesticide with unique qualities in comparison to conventional nematicides. NemOMEX uses an extract from the wood and bark of the soapbark tree.
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June 04, 2019
Articles
Laurie Welch

McCain Holds Grand Opening of Expanded Burley Plant

McDonald’s french fries were scrutinized by robotic eyes, peeled, sorted and bagged in a highly automated process Monday as visitors toured the new McCain Foods USA plant during the company’s grand opening.
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June 04, 2019
Articles, Fungicide, Insecticide, New Products

New Products: Drexel Potato Portfolio

Learn more about Drexel's Dimethoate LV-4 miticide, L-C insecticide and SUFFA insecticide/fungicide.
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June 04, 2019
Articles, Fertilizer, New Products

New Product: Omex Cell Power Zynergy

Results from two years of trials using a new nutrient formulation suggest that it may offer a bonus in the way of synergistic activity. It has been billed as a “unique complex of zinc and copper,” which could form part of an integrated crop management pro
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June 04, 2019
Articles
Malachi Barrett

Michigan Farmers Can Build Commercial Solar Panels on Agricultural Land

Michigan farmers will keep their tax incentives if they build commercial solar panels on land set aside for agricultural use.
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June 03, 2019
Articles, Fertilizer, New Products

Legion Bio Chem Renamed as Nutra-Crop

"New name, same mix-and-match nutrient solutions"
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June 03, 2019
Articles, Insecticide

Creating an Effective Pest Management Program for Potatoes

Pest control is a significant part of a grower’s job, and a thorough integrated pest management (IPM) program can help control key insects that attack potatoes.
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June 03, 2019
Articles

Idaho Grower Gets Big Payout for Elk Damage

Don McFarland filed for $1.028 million in damages due to 500 elk eating his organic Kamut wheat and organic potato crops.
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