December 05, 2019
Irrigation, New Products

New Product: High-Horsepower Belle Motors from Single Phase Power Solutions

Available from 30 to 100 horsepower, these single-phase pump solutions are easily installed by simply connecting to available single-phase utility power; they do not require a phase converter or variable frequency drive.
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December 05, 2019
Articles

Potato Shortage Could Be Positive for Wisconsin Growers

Despite a tough growing season, Wisconsin farmers were able to avoid an early killing frost and were able to meet their production quotas.
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December 04, 2019
Articles

Japan’s Upper House Approves U.S.-Japan Agreement on Ag Trade

NPC applauds clearance of final hurdle expanding U.S. potato industry’s access to top export market
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December 04, 2019
Articles
Charisse Jones

U.S. Could Face Fry Shortage

From an extended rainy period in the Red River Valley of North Dakota, to an early frost in Idaho, weather negatively affected the country's potato harvest.
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December 03, 2019
Articles

Vestaron Names Hammons as Southeast Sales Manager

Eric Hammons joins Vestaron as Southeast manager to manage sales efforts and distribution relationships throughout Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas.
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December 03, 2019
Articles, Fertilizer, New Products

Specialty Fertilizer Producer Van Iperen Expands in U.S.

One of the world’s leading specialty fertilizer producers, Dutch company Van Iperen International, which works exclusively with Milliken’s Liquitint Agro colorants in its NPK high-quality fertilizer formulations, is now fully operational with its subsidia
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December 03, 2019
Articles

2019 a Banner Year for Maine Potatoes

This could be the year that East Coast retailers have a new appreciation for Maine potatoes.
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December 03, 2019
Articles, New Products, Seed Potatoes

Michigan State Introduces Blackberry Potato Variety

Purple potato chips will be on shelves at grocery stores in the Great Lakes region, thanks to a collaboration between Michigan State University researchers and Great Lakes Potato Chip Co.
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December 03, 2019
Articles
Tom Karst

Green Thumb Farms Launches Program to Develop, Introduce Varieties

Called “Farmer’s First,” the program is designed to help retailers introduce new products and give consumers products that meet their needs, according to a news release.
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December 02, 2019
Articles
Harwood D. Schaffer & Daryll E. Ray

Economics at the Farm Level vs. National Level

Why do we keep experiencing long periods of low crops prices when we have known about this problem for more than a hundred years?
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December 02, 2019
Articles
Hope Kirwan

Farmers Receiving Smaller Portion of Consumer Dollars

National Farmers Union estimates average producer receives about 12 cents of every Thanksgiving food dollar
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December 01, 2019
Articles
Tyrell Marchant, Editor

Between the Rows: Dear Santa...

What’s on your Christmas list?
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