Certis Biologicals Elevates Leadership For U.S.-Based Sales Efforts

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Columbia, Md. -- Certis Biologicals announced that veteran sales leader Tim Riley has been tapped to helm the company’s U.S.-based sales team as National Sales Director for U.S. Ag Business.

J.R. Simplot Company Expands Presence In Western Canada

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Boise, Idaho — The J.R. Simplot Company, a family-owned, privately held food and agribusiness company headquartered in Boise, Idaho, has agreed to acquire G-Mac’s AgTeam, a retail market leader in agricultural crop inputs and related services throughout W

NPC-Supported Bill Would Increase Market Access Funding

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On Thursday, Rep. Jim Costa (CA-16), a senior member of the House Agriculture Committee and Chair of the Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture, introduced H.R.9244, Supporting Market Access to Reinvigorate Trade (SMART) Act of 2022.

Weighpack Announces New High Speed Continuous Motion Bagger State-Of-The-Art Bagging Machine Can Produce Up To 150 Bags Per Minute

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WeighPack has launched its newest vertical form, fill and seal machine for  high-speed applications, the VF 1200 continuous motion bagger. Debuted at Pack Expo International in Chicago last month, this bagging machine can produce up to 150 bags per minute

Biome Makers Announces New Hire John Appel As Head of Commercial NA

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Davis, California - Biome Makers, global agtech leader in soil health analysis, announces new hire, John Appel, as Head of Commercial North America. Appel will lead business development efforts and accelerate Biome Makers' business growth strategy.

New Bill Would Allow P.E.I. To Limit What Crops Can Be Grown In Potato Wart Index Fields

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Prince Edward Island's minister of agriculture has tabled legislation that would give the provincial government a lead role in trying to prevent the spread of potato wart in the province.

Spectrum Watchdog Portable Wind Sensor For Pesticide Spray Records

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Spectrum Technologies has expanded its broad product offering with the release of the WatchDog Portable Wind Sensor.

Fun With Franken-Gardening: New 'Ketchup 'N' Fries' Grows Tomatoes And Potatoes On Same Plant: NPR Reports

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Ketchup 'n' Fries by TomTato is being licensed for U.S. markets by SuperNaturals Grafted Vegetables.

Study: Turning Wastewater Into Fertilizer Is Feasible, Could Help To Make Agriculture More Sustainable

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The wastewater draining from massive pools of sewage sludge has the potential to play a role in more sustainable agriculture, according to environmental engineering researchers at Drexel University.

Robinson Announces Australian Potato Tour in February

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We came across this news brief from the Northland Potato Growers Association.

USDA Invites Ag Producers To Respond Online To The 2022 Census Of Agriculture

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Washington – Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) mailed survey codes to all known agriculture producers across the 50 states with an invitation to respond online to the 2022 Census of Agriculture at agcounts.usda.gov.

More Than 200 Attend First Statewide Farm Stress Conference

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Boise – More than 200 people attended Idaho’s first-ever statewide conference dedicated to farm stress.

Potatoes USA Gives Thanksgiving History Lesson

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Denver – Everyone knows it’s not Thanksgiving without potatoes, but most people don’t know how America’s favorite vegetable ended up on our plate for this uniquely American holiday.

The Canadian Potato Summit Returns On Jan. 12, 2023

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Kick off your 2023 potato growing season with the third annual Canadian Potato Summit, hosted virtually by Potatoes in Canada magazine.

FERC Approves Klamath Dam Removals In '24

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The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued a final licensing order on Thursday, Nov. 17, that allows for the controversial removal of four hydroelectric dams from the Klamath River in Northern California and Southern Oregon by 2024.

Regen Ag Lab Licenses BeCrop Technology For Deeper Biological Soil Analysis

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Davis, California - Biome Makers and Regen Ag Lab announced that the companies have entered into a strategic partnership that will expand biological soil health analyses in North America.