June 19, 2021
Articles
Buzz Shahan, Chief Operating Officer, United Potato Growers of America

People of Good Will

Producers who work together and utilize logic have the most stable margins.
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June 18, 2021
50 for 50, Grower of the Month

50 for 50: Dan Moss

Dan Moss was not born in Idaho. He didn’t grow up in Idaho. He didn’t even begin his farming career in Idaho. But rest assured, Dan Moss is Idahoan, through and through.
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June 17, 2021
Articles

UPL Hires Strategic Accounts Lead

UPL North America announces the addition of Matt Lewis as U.S. strategic accounts lead for seed and soil health.
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June 16, 2021
Articles, Fertilizer, Fungicide, New Products

Two Faces

Phosphite can act as both a fungicide and a biostimulant.
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June 15, 2021
New Products

New Product: Kuhn Krause Gladiator 1210

Kuhn North America introduces the new ST-PRO II strip-till row unit with features aimed at improving the performance and user comfort of the industry-leading Kuhn Krause Gladiator.
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June 15, 2021
50 for 50, Grower of the Month
Tyrell Marchant, Editor

50 for 50: Barrett Family

Fred Barrett and his descendants have made a name for themselves in the Lone Star State.
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June 14, 2021
Articles, Herbicide
Pamela J.S. Hutchinson, UI potato cropping systems

What Now?

Grass control in potatoes with post-emergence herbicides.
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June 14, 2021
50 for 50, Articles
Jason Harris, Publisher, Harris Publishing

Strong Roots

Looking back as Potato Grower, Harris Publishing celebrate 50 years
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June 14, 2021
Articles, New Products, Potato Equipment

Harvest Equipment Buyers’ Guide

Harvest is the busiest time of year for potato growers and it’s imperative that you’re prepared with quality, reliable equipment that will take good care of the fruits of your labors.
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June 12, 2021
Between the Rows
Tyrell Marchant, Editor

Between the Rows: Leather Eulogy

The quiet reliability of old and boring things
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June 11, 2021
Articles, Fertilizer
Julia Meehan, Managing Editor for Fertilizers, Independent Commodity Intelligence Services

Fertilizer Markets Boom on Mixed Fundamentals

International fertilizer markets are currently experiencing an unseasonal boost in prices and demand, with some prices hitting historical highs.
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June 11, 2021
Articles, Event Calendar

Registration Open for IGSA Convention

The Idaho Grower Shippers Association's 93rd annual convention will feature a program of top-notch speakers, social functions and recreational events.
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June 11, 2021

Water Rule Reversal a Blow to Agriculture

American Farm Bureau Federation president Zippy Duvall commented this week on the EPA’s announcement of its intention to reverse the Navigable Waters Protection Rule.
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June 10, 2021
Articles

Ag Economy Barometer Declines Sharply

The Ag Economy Barometer declined 20 points in May to the lowest barometer reading since September 2020. Producers were less confident about their farms’ financial performance than a month earlier.
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June 10, 2021
Articles

McCain Foods Donating 1.5M Meals to Feeding America

McCain Foods USA announces the donation of of 1.5 million meals to Feeding America, the largest domestic hunger-relief organization in the United States.
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June 09, 2021
Articles

Agriculture Groups Urge Senate Action on Ag Labor Reform

Two hundred eighty-eight agricultural organizations representing the geographic and commodity diversity of our nation’s farmers yesterday urged immediate Senate action to develop and pass legislation addressing agricultural labor reform.
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June 09, 2021
Articles, New Products

Sentera Secures Funding to Deliver AI-Powered Decision Support

Investment enhances the company's position as a provider of time sensitive insights that optimize decisions and improve outcomes for stakeholders throughout the agricultural supply chain.
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June 09, 2021
New Products

New Smart Soil Technology for Kuhn Krause Excelerator XT 8010

Kuhn North America, Inc. introduces Smart Soil Technology for the Kuhn Krause Excelerator XT 8010. Available as an option on all folding models, this system revolutionizes the way operators control their Excelerator vertical tillage system.
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June 08, 2021
Articles
Nora Olsen & Mike Thornton

Idaho's Growing Degree Days

Plant growth and development is greatly influenced by temperature, and we use GDD to get an idea of how the plant is developing throughout the season.
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June 08, 2021
Articles

Crop Insurance Basics: Risk Mitigation and Risk Management

Risk mitigation and risk management are two sides of the same coin when it comes to improving agricultural outcomes and promoting climate-smart decisions.
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June 08, 2021
Articles

USDA to Invest More Than $4 Billion to Strengthen Food System

Investments intends to support Biden administration’s effort to strengthen critical supply chains
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June 07, 2021
50 for 50
Tyrell Marchant, Editor

50 for 50: Nathan Gellert

Nathan Gellert was a true pioneer in potato storage.
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June 07, 2021
Articles
Tom Gockelen-Kozlowski

McCain to Use Only Regeneratively Farmed Potatoes by 2030

Sustainable agricultural practices offer net zero and biodiversity benefits, the frozen chips giant claims
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June 07, 2021
Articles

Impacts of Carbon Sequestration on Soil Health

Soil scientist Hal Collins at the ARS Grassland Soil and Water Research Laboratory in Temple, Texas, talks about the impacts of retaining carbon in soil.
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June 07, 2021
Articles

When Do You Need a Land Appraisal?

Most people only encounter the word “appraisal” a few instances in their lifetime. This raises the question, “When is an appraisal needed?”
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June 04, 2021
Articles

Farmers Are Key to Global Supply Chain Resilience

Cargill CEO addresses farmers' role in sustainability at NFGA convention
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June 04, 2021
Articles
Cristiana Ramos

Excess Rainfall Poses Threat to Texas Crops

Rain continues to come and go through Southeast Texas, and many people have grown concerned about potential floods. While many farmers appreciate what rain can do for their crops, some are concerned with too much rain.
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June 03, 2021
Articles

Nominations Open for 2022 Potatoes USA Board Members

Potatoes USA announced today that nominations are now open for new board members for the 2022-2025 term. The board is seeking nominees to fill a total of 58 open seats.
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June 03, 2021
Articles, New Products

New Product: Soiltech Sensor

The Soiltech Sensor is a wireless soil moisture, temperature, humidity, GPS location and impact monitoring sensor.
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June 03, 2021
Articles, Event Calendar

Calendar: Idaho & Eastern Oregon Potato Committee Meeting

June 22 in Twin Falls, Idaho
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June 03, 2021
Articles
Annie Deckey

Farm Labor Law Passes Colorado Senate

A proposed Colorado labor law, which includes sections on overtime pay and the use of hand-weeding, has passed the Colorado Senate and will be heard by the House State, Civic, Military & Veterans Affairs Committee June 3.
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June 02, 2021
Articles, Event Calendar

Ag World Support Systems Invites Industry to Ag World Golf Classic

Ag World Support Systems will host the 8th Annual Ag World Golf Classic next week.
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June 02, 2021
Articles, New Products

TIPA Expands North American Presence

Compostable packaging producer TIPA has announced its expansion into North America a focus on developing U.S.-based capabilities as demand continues to grow for sustainable packaging.
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