April 30, 2021
Articles, New Products

Fuzzy Fiends

Are rodents ravaging your potatoes? Take these steps to control the damage.
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April 30, 2021
Articles, Insecticide, New Products
Tyrell Marchant, Editor

Stopped in Their Tracks

New insecticide from FMC proving effective against CPB, loopers
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April 29, 2021
Articles

Nichino Promotes Carson to Regional Sales Manager

Amanda Carson has been promoted to sales manager for the eastern region sales team for Nichino America, Inc.
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April 29, 2021
Articles
Ron Friesen

Early Dying a Silent Killer

An initiative to reduce the severity of a silent enemy in Canadian potato fields is claiming some early success halfway through its four-year program.
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April 29, 2021
Articles, Seed Potatoes
Karen E. Davis

Growers Weather COVID, Viruses, Other Challenges

How are Montana seed potato growers recovering from 2020?
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April 29, 2021
Articles, Irrigation
Lyndon Kelley

Water Up & Irrigate In

Most irrigated producers will gain from an early-season irrigation application. The limiting factor is whether the irrigation system is ready to go.
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April 28, 2021
Articles

Mexico’s Supreme Court Decision Ends Ban on Fresh U.S. Potato Imports

Groups encourage Mexico regulators to immediately begin rulemaking process to allow for the importation of fresh U.S. potatoes throughout the country
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April 28, 2021
Articles

Ecocert Group Acquires Certisys

The Ecocert Group, a global player in organic product certification, is strengthening its position in Europe through its integration of Certisys.
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April 27, 2021
Articles

NSK Named Motion's Supplier of the Year

The award recognizes companies that have shown exceptional commitment to Motion through quality products and services.
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April 27, 2021
Articles, Fertilizer, New Products

Loveland Products' C2 Technology Plays Critical Role in Nutrient Management

Key nutrient prices continue to rise, making nutrient management critical to a profitable 2021.
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April 27, 2021
Articles
Ron Friesen

Manitoba Potato Growers Hope for Brighter 2021

Beleaguered Manitoba potato growers are hoping for a normal crop this year after three consecutive years of adverse weather, unharvested acres, lower-than-expected yields and, of course, the COVID-19 pandemic.
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April 26, 2021
Articles, New Products
Ashley Nickle

RPE Debuts Compostable Bag

The bag will have mesh windows so the consumer still has visibility of the product, so that means the mesh also needs to be compostable, as does the string used to seal the bag.
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April 26, 2021
Articles, New Products

USDA Deregulates Simplot's GE Potato

USDA-APHIS has extended deregulation to J.R. Simplot Company’s Snowden Z6, a potato variety developed using genetic engineering.
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April 23, 2021
Articles
Mike Wenkel, Chief Operating Officer, National Potato Council

House-Passed Ag Worker Reform Bill Faces Senate Uncertainty

For the second time in as many sessions of Congress, the U.S. House passed the Farm Workforce Modernization Act, designed to reform the broken foreign agriculture labor program and allow agricultural workers to earn legal status.
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April 23, 2021
Articles, New Products

New Product: TracMap TML-A GPS Unit

New unit delivers a tablet-based touch screen experience for ag aviators
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April 23, 2021
Articles

PepsiCo Unveils Ambitious New Agriculture Goals

PepsiCo’s positive agriculture strategy focuses on innovative farming practices and empowering farming communities.
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April 22, 2021
Articles, New Products

Vive Welcomes Bishop as Midwest Sales Manager

Blaine Bishop recently joined Vive Crop Protection to support Vive’s unique precision chemistry products in the Midwest.
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April 22, 2021
Articles, Irrigation, New Products
Lindsay Corporation

Last-Minute Pivot TLC Will Boost ROI

As the 2021 growing season begins, irrigation experts are urging farmers not to skimp on pivot maintenance this season.
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April 21, 2021
New Products

New Product: EndFlex Z.ZAG Palletizer

The Z.ZAG palletizer automatically uses vacuum generators to pick up cases one at a time and place them on a pallet from above.
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April 21, 2021
Articles

Cassia County is Idaho's Ag Poster Child

The county in south-central Idaho ranks an unchallenged No. 1 in the state when it comes to total farm revenue and produces a wide variety of agricultural commodities on a large scale.
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April 21, 2021
Articles, Irrigation, New Products

Valley Acquires PivoTrac

Acquisition of Texas company further strengthens Valley technology leadership, increases connected ag devices to 123,000+
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April 21, 2021
Articles

Agriculturists are Leaders in Making The Earth A Better Place

American Agri-Women celebrate Earth Day every day.
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April 21, 2021
Articles

Free K-12 Resources Developed for Teaching Soil Science

Soil Science Society of America completes grant project, providing a new teachers’ guide, classroom poster, activities and more
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April 21, 2021
Articles, Event Calendar, Fungicide, Herbicide, Insecticide

Schedule Released for Idaho Pesticide Disposal

Agricultural producers, dealers and professional applicators will have a safe, legal and free opportunity to dispose of unusable pesticides through these scheduled events.
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April 21, 2021
Articles, Fungicide

Moroney Named Biotalys Chairman

Internationally respected corporate executive Simon Moroney brings over 30 years of leadership in life sciences to Biotalys
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April 20, 2021
Articles, New Products, Potato Equipment

Logan Load Pro Offers Years of Proven Reliability

Logan’s Load Pro truck bed is designed with the grower in mind and has been recognized for years of excellent performance. Its 100-inch-wide body provides the largest capacity from 20 to 30 feet in length on the market.
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April 20, 2021
Articles

Defeating Late Blight in Sub-Saharan Africa

Academic experts shed light on defeating late blight in sub-Saharan Africa
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April 19, 2021
Articles

Grimmway to Begin Shipping New Crop Organic Potatoes

Organic reds and golds available late April; fingerlings shipping in May; russets in June
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April 19, 2021
Articles, Irrigation

Wisconsin Growers Work toward Long-Term Water Solutions

The Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association and its member growers have shown that with combined efforts and a variety of conservation practices, they can effectively manage outstanding water resources.
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April 16, 2021
Articles

BioSafe Names PNW Sales Rep

Chad Christopherson will be joining the BioSafe Systems team from Washington to continue to develop relationships with other professionals in the agriculture business.
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April 16, 2021
Articles
Kevin Yarr

P.E.I. Exporting Potato Expertise to Canada's North

Researchers are looking into advantages and disadvantages of farming in the North
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April 16, 2021
Articles, Fertilizer, New Products

Verdesian Acquires Cytozyme Labs

Addition bolsters an already-robust slate of nutrient use efficiency technologies
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April 15, 2021
Articles, Irrigation

Propane’s Role in the Evolving Ag Energy Landscape

The Propane Education & Research Council hosted an online panel to discuss the future of the agriculture and energy industries, what new emissions standards or government regulations could mean for farmers across the country, and the unique benefits that
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April 15, 2021
Articles
Jon LaPorte

Negotiating Land Rent in Times of High Market Prices

Key talking points can help both landowners and producers understand farmland value.
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April 15, 2021
Articles

UPL Hires Gilliam to Expand BioSolutions Business

To support UPL Ltd.’s growing BioSolutions business, the company has hired Randy Gilliam to service its North and East territory regions with strategic sales support.
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April 15, 2021
Articles, Seed Potatoes

Royal Avebe, Solynta Partner on Hybrid Potato Breeding

Royal Avebe will be working with hybrid potato breeding company Solynta on the hybrid breeding of starch potato varieties.
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April 14, 2021
Articles

International Effort to Combat Crop-Threatening Weeds

International Weed Genomics Consortium led by Colorado State University
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April 14, 2021
Articles

USDA Aid to Help Klamath Basin Drought

Department allocates up to $10 million to partner with California and Oregon to assist producers impacted by drought in Klamath River Basin
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April 14, 2021
Articles

USDA Chief Actuary Highlights Crop Insurance Strengths

America’s farmers and ranchers face an incredible number of risks every year, ranging from catastrophic weather events to market disruptions.
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April 14, 2021
Articles
Bill Tomson

Mexican Potato Farmers Vow to Continue Fight against U.S. Imports

Mexico’s Supreme Court has again refused to make a ruling that could allow substantial new access to the Mexican market worth hundreds of millions of dollars annually for U.S. potatoes.
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April 14, 2021
Articles
Mikkel Pates

Alberta Growers Optimistic as Planting Begins

H&S Manufacturing is a vibrant, agricultural related manufacturing company that sprang from an innovative potato and sugarbeet farm in northwestern Minnesota.
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April 12, 2021
Articles, Fertilizer, New Products

New Product: Lyra 3-in-1 Biostimulant

Verdesian Life Sciences offers an exciting new tool for nutrient management in drip irrigation.
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April 12, 2021
Between the Rows
Tyrell Marchant, Editor

Below the Surface: Working from Home

Farm kids and their professional advantages
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April 11, 2021
Articles

Motion Announces Director of Corporate Development

Motion Industries announces that Jim May was promoted to director of corporate development, effective April 1.
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April 09, 2021
Articles, New Products, Potato Equipment

Art’s Way Introduces Robust New Equipment

New X Series manure spreaders and 9016-HD high dump cart offer hard-working features and benefits.
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April 09, 2021
Articles

Alberta Declared PCN-Free

Alberta exports the most seed potatoes in Canada, so the suspected presence of PCN in the province has been a challenge for producers looking to ship their products to the U.S. and Asia.
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April 09, 2021
Articles, Irrigation, New Products

Reinke Recognizes Rain for Rent as Top 10 Dealer

Reinke Manufacturing has recognized Rain for Rent as a top 10 dealer in total sales, top five parts dealer and top five in territory sales for the U.S. and Canada.
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April 09, 2021
Articles

Motion Announces Group VP

Motion Industries announces that Aurelio Banda will join the company as Motion’s new group vice president of automation, effective April 1.
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April 09, 2021
Articles

Koch Agronomic Acquires Compass Minerals' North American Micronutrient Assets

Koch Agronomic Services, LLC reached an agreement with Compass Minerals to purchase Compass' North American micronutrient assets, the global intellectual property rights, with trademarks and patents, and certain other assets associated with the Wolf Trax,
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April 09, 2021
Articles

ProSource Produce Introduces Idaho Potato Packaging

ProSource Produce LLC has released the first images of the company’s branded potato packaging.
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April 09, 2021
Articles, Irrigation

Joint Statement from Ag, Interior Secretaries on Western Water

In response to worsening drought conditions in many areas of the West, secretary of the interior Deb Haaland and secretary of agriculture Tom Vilsack released this statement.
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April 08, 2021
New Products, Potato Equipment

New Product: Unverferth Raptor Strip-Till Tool

The Raptor strip-till tool features TerrainPro row units with independent depth control to optimally follow soil terrain for creating the ideal seedbed in six stages.
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April 07, 2021
Articles
Sean Ellis

Letter Raises Alarm over U.S.-Mexico Food & Ag Trade

Twenty-seven of the nation’s leading food and agriculture associations have raised the alarm over what they claim is a rapidly deteriorating trade relationship with Mexico when it comes to food and ag product exports.
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April 07, 2021
Articles

Alsum Farms & Produce Adds to Sales Staff

Alsum Farms & Produce Inc. announces the recent addition of Gary Stevens as director of sales and business development.
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April 06, 2021
Articles

Tasteful Selections Launches Second Quarter of “It’s the Little Things” Campaign

Tasteful Sections delivers new recipes, new prizes and more inspirational content
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April 06, 2021
Articles

Covering the Bases

AGCO agronomists studying cover crops to optimize soil health and carbon capture
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April 06, 2021
Articles
Dana Rady, Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association

Exceeding Expectations

Wisconsin potatoes perform well in retail promotion
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April 05, 2021
50 for 50, Articles, Grower of the Month

50 for 50: Keith & Helen Masser

For nearly a half-century, the Massers have been deeply involved in the potato industry beyond their own successful business.
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April 05, 2021
Articles, Irrigation

IA welcomes Rain Bird as Preferred Partner

Rain Bird Corporation has become the Irrigation Association's newest Preferred Partner.
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April 05, 2021
Articles, New Products

AGCO, EZ-Drops to Bring Y-Logic Nutrient Delivery System to RoGator Sprayers

Y-Logic brings greater precision to crop nutrient delivery, maximizing crop yield and minimizing losses to the environment.
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April 02, 2021
Between the Rows

Between the Rows: Wrong Again

Why trusting idiots is really your only option
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