HZPC Americas Looking for Business Development Manager


The position will be at HZPC Americas' headquarters in Prince Edward Island

Winnipeg to Host PAA Meeting

Articles, Event Calendar

Winnipeg, Manitoba, is gearing up to host the annual gathering of North America’s premier potato research organization July 28-Aug. 1.

Cal-Organic Set to Ship Fresh Organic Potatoes


This week Cal-Organic Farms, the largest producer of organic vegetables in the U.S., will start shipping freshly harvested, new crop red and gold potatoes to customers in the U.S. and Canada. The company’s organic russet and rainbow fingerling varieties a

Michigan State Researcher Develops Varieties for Around the World

Articles, Seed Potatoes

David Douches has been at the forefront of the potato’s transition as people get more adventurous with their eating habits.

2017 Census of Agriculture Data Available


Information collected directly from farmers and ranchers tells us both farm numbers and land in farms have ongoing small percentage declines since the last Census in 2012.

Actagro Technology and Innovation Center Grand Opening


April 24, 2019, in Kerman, Calif.

Going without Mancozeb in Canada

Articles, Fungicide

Canadian potato farmers could be facing higher production costs with the potential loss of a key weapon against late blight.

The Benefits of Air Cup Planters

Articles, Potato Equipment

Air cup planters rely on vacuum pressure to pick up a single seed and air blast pressure to release that seed into a furrow at a precisely designated time.

USDA Seeks Grant Applications for Potato Breeding Research Program


NIFA is seeking grant applications for its Potato Breeding Research Program. The estimated total amount to be distributed is $2.25 million, with awards ranging from $130,000 to $900,000.

Start Early on Farm Transition


The emotional and financial transitioning of farms to the next generation can be difficult. The best way to make it easier is to start the conversation early.

Perdue Issues Statement on Vietnam's Glyphosate Import Ban

Articles, Herbicide

“We are disappointed in Vietnam’s decision to ban glyphosate, a move that will have devastating impacts on global agricultural production,” says the U.S. ag secretary.

Pre-Crop Values Support Ag Diversification


Pre-crop values for a high number of previous and following crop combinations are now available to support diversification of currently monotonous crop sequencing patterns in agriculture.

Safety Tips For Checking Irrigation Equipment After Flooding

Articles, Irrigation

With flood waters beginning to recede on more than a million acres of farmland in the Midwest, growers will be wanting to restore their operations. Reinke Manufacturing is reminding you of some critical safety guidelines.

Mutation Examples and How They Happen


We are quick to notice and utilize some plant mutations, while others go undetected.

New Wildlife Management Resource Available for Farmers


Learn about the latest strategies and regulations regarding wildlife management on the farm.