T-L Irrigation Showcased at ‘Made in America’ Event

Articles, Irrigation, New Products

Erecting a T-L Irrigation Co. pivot on the famed White House South Lawn was a crowning moment for the Thom family of Hastings, Neb. The family business was one of the only agricultural businesses to be featured in the third annual Made in America Showcase

Weather Cooperating with P.E.I. Growers


Potatoes were planted later than normal, but good growing conditions are helping the crop catch up.

New Product: AMVAC Assure II Herbicide

Herbicide, New Products

Assure II helps growers control volunteer corn and grasses to improve yields.

New Product: AgriMend by AgriFarm Group

Fertilizer, New Products

AgriMend is a highly soluble form of calcium. A number of nutrients found in AgriMend have been shown to aid in soil improvement and are essential nutrients for plant growth and production.

Young Guns

Articles, Grower of the Month

Allied Potato a beacon of innovation and growth for the U.S. potato industry

Southern Region Water Conference


Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center in College Station, Texas

New Product: Forte Humidifiers from GroupAg

New Products, Potato Storage

Forte Humidifiers are designed to be efficient, effective and versatile. While offering additional capability, the units produce a superior-quality fog or fine mist, making it easier to achieve an ideal storage humidity level.

Nature Safe Organic Fertilizer Plant Opens in Nebraska

Articles, Fertilizer, New Products

Darling Ingredients Inc. announces the opening of its third organic fertilizer production facility in Fremont, Neb. The facility is located on a 10-acre site with the ability to produce 35,000 tons of Nature Safe Natural & Organic Fertilizers annually.

USDA to Aid Disadvantaged, Veteran Farmers


The USDA announced up to $16 million in available funding to help socially disadvantaged and veteran farmers and ranchers own and operate successful farms. Funding is made through the USDA’s Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and R

Keeping Fries Crisp for Delivery


Home-delivered fast food is a booming global business. But when it comes to french fries, there’s a hitch. They often get soggy on the ride. So top fry-makers are racing to perfect a crispy fry that can survive a 15-minute ride with a food delivery servic

Ontario Early Potato Crop Progressing Well

Articles, Insecticide

The harvest of early potatoes for the fresh market is expected to start by July 18 in southwestern Ontario, according to potato specialist Eugenia Banks’s latest update.

Wisconsin Researchers Help Develop New Variety for Peru


In Spanish you might call it patrimonio or orgullo; in English it translates to national pride or honor. However it’s phrased, for the people of Peru, the concept is forever entwined with the potato, a totemic symbol of the indigenous cultures and heritag

Cover Crops Improve Bottom Line


While not all farmers in the 2016-2017 National Cover Crop Survey saw the same benefits from adding cover crops to their production practices, most experienced multiple benefits.

Unprecedented Demand Yields Good Potato Season for Virginia


Demand for Virginia red and yellow potatoes is unprecedented this year. The state has benefited from positive growing conditions in contrast to less-than-favorable conditions in other areas. The state also experienced good potato-growing weather.

Idaho Potato Commission Awards Culinary Educators


At Johnson and Wales University in Charlotte, N.C., three culinary instructors won a 2019 Idaho Potato Commission Leadership Innovation Award for Excellence in Foodservice Education.