The Ancient Potato of the Future


The Four Corners potato, has sustained Indigenous people in the American Southwest for 11,000 years; USDA is now studying its eight-year shelf life and its resistance to disease, heat and drought.

Syngenta Scholarship Now Open


Six agricultural students from across the country will earn scholarships from Syngenta.

Reinke Honors Rain for Rent Technician


Reinke announces that Daniel Brown with Rain For Rent in Idaho Falls, Idaho, has earned Reinke's Platinum PLUS Certified Technician Award.

50 for 50: National Potato Council

50 for 50, Articles

From humble origins, the NPC has steadily grown in sphere and influence, ensuring the potato industry is heard loud and clear on a national level.

Historic Display of U.S. Potatoes at Chinese Trade Show


For the first time ever, a sample of fresh U.S. chipping potatoes arrived in China and was displayed at a tradeshow in Shanghai.

USDA Taking Comments on Termination of Washington State Potato Marketing Order


Through early November, the USDA was taking comments on a proposed rule that would terminate the marketing order for Washington State potatoes.

U.S., Canada Take Steps to Stop Spread of Potato Wart


On Oct. 1 and 14, the CFIA Charlottetown Laboratory confirmed the presence of potato wart on two different PEI farms. On Nov. 2, the movement of seed potatoes from PEI to the U.S. was suspended.

UMaine Working to Create 'Super Potato'


For decades, the University of Maine has devoted valuable agricultural research to studying how to improve potato crops. Over the past year, the focus of the program’s mission has ramped up to make potatoes that are resistant to climate change.

New Product: IHT Humigator Update

Articles, New Products, Potato Storage

IHT announces its improved solution to the spread of silver scurf and black dot in storage.

Helena Finds Solution to Rising Fertilizer Costs in Soil Health

Articles, Fertilizer, New Products

Soil health is one of the main factors influencing fertilizer efficiency, and making it a priority next season will help farmers ensure their valuable resources are well spent.

Vive Receives Clean Tech Award

Articles, New Products

Deloitte recognizes Vive Crop Protection as No. 7 in its Clean Technology Program

U.S. Potato Exports Continue to Improve


Improvement led by frozen sector

Motion Names VP of Operations Integration


Motion Industries, Inc. announces the promotion of John Watwood to vice president of operations integration.

Calendar: TriCal Group's Potato School

Event Calendar, Fungicide, New Products

Virtual event to be held Dec. 14

UPL Names New Commercial Head of U.S. Ag

Articles, New Products

UPL has named Bryan Brochin as commercial head of U.S. agriculture.

New Product: WET Sensor

Articles, New Products

Delta-T Devices’ WET Sensor measures three vital soil and substrate properties in the root zone: water content, electrical conductivity and temperature.