Major USDA Grant Supports Pioneering Agricultural Genome To Phenome Collaboration Led By Iowa State University

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Ames, Iowa — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture announced it is awarding more than $1.8 million to support the work of the Agricultural Genome to Phenome Initiative (AG2PI) being led by Iowa State University in

Aroostook (Maine) Potato Farmers Are Ready With Extra Storage After 2021’s Stellar Crop

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Presque Isle, Maine — With about half of Aroostook County’s potato crop out of the ground, some farmers are already using extra storage they planned after last year’s bumper crop.

Value Of All Potatoes Sold In 2021 In Idaho, Oregon, Washington Was $1.92 Billion

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The final value of Idaho's 2021 potato crop sold was $1.04 billion, up 14 percent from 2020. The marketing year average price for potatoes in Idaho was $8.46 per cwt, up $1.18 from last year.

Star-Studded Potato Expo 2023 To Feature Celebrity Chefs, ‘Chopped’ And ‘Chopped Junior’ Host

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Washington – When celebrity chef Simon Majumdar tweeted a photo of his Potato Expo 2022 cooking demonstration last January, Duff Goldman bemoaned missing the show. “WHY DIDN’T I KNOW THERE WAS SOMETHING CALLED “THE POTATO EXPO”?!?,” the Food Network perso

Tissue Culture Tech Boosts Kenya’s Potato Yields

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Nairobi, Kenya - A community project that provides farmers with healthy potato seeds, cultivated using innovative laboratory techniques is significantly increasing yields in Kenya, an agricultural expert says.

U Of I Expert Offers Water Conservation Tips Heading Into Fall With Drained Reservoirs

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Moscow, Idaho – Absent an extremely wet winter, University of Idaho Extension educator Terrell Sorensen expects growers throughout southern and eastern Idaho will have to get creative next season to stretch meager water supplies.

TFI Welcomes USDA Investment In Fertilizer Production

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Arlington, VA – The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) praised the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announcement of $500 million in grant funding available through the Fertilizer Production Expansion Program for domestic fertilizer production.

A Leader Gone Too Soon, But the Legacy Goes On

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Today, we sadly announce the loss of our fearless leader, Rob Larose. He was a visionary businessman and BioSafe Systems’ employees, industry partners, lifelong colleagues and friends all mourn his loss immensely.

Biome Makers, Syngenta Crop Protection Team Up To Address Soil Health In Agriculture

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Davis, California – Biome Makers BeCrop technology is used across the globe to deliver insights into soil biology and sets the standard for soil health. Syngenta’s R&D-led LIVINGRO program will utilize BeCrop to make science-based decisions that support t

Land O’Lakes Positioned To Support Carbon-Curious Farmers

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Arden Hills, Minn. – Land O’Lakes, Inc., one of America’s largest farmer-owned cooperatives, is encouraging more farmers to adopt regenerative farming practices by working to remove one of the biggest barriers – fear of lost profitability and productivity

Potato Juice: Why You Should Drink Raw Potato Juice?

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We all love potatoes and eating whatever is made out of potatoes. Potatoes can be eaten cooked, baked, fried, and even in salads. They are a good source of water, and fibre, and are great sources of carbs.

Biden-Harris Administration Makes $500 Million Available To Increase Innovative American-Made Fertilizer Production

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Washington – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the Biden-Harris Administration is making $500 million in grants available to increase American-made fertilizer production to spur competition and combat price h

KUHN Interceptor 8055 High-Speed Conservation Tillage

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Kuhn North America has introduced the new Interceptor 8055 high-speed conservation tillage tool for sizing, distributing and incorporating residue into a full cut width of worked soil.

National Potato Council Welcomes New Program Coordinator

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Washington - The National Potato Council (NPC) has welcomed new Program Coordinator Madeleine Poulin to assist the council as it promotes the interests of U.S. potato growers, their families, and the rural communities they support.

GHX By Golden Harvest Launches The Future Of Seed Sales With GHX Mobile

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Downers Grove, Ill. -- GHX by Golden Harvest announced the launch of GHX Mobile, an online and app experience that puts the future of seed sales in the farmer's hands. GHX Mobile contains everything farmers need to manage their operations throughout the y

Biden’s Food Conference Should Put People First, Not Environmental Extremism

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The Biden administration should ensure the correct focus of a conference it will host next Wednesday on food-related issues such as nutrition and access to food.