ABB To Acquire Siemens Low Voltage NEMA Motor Business

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ABB announced it has signed an agreement to purchase Siemens’ low voltage NEMA motor business. With manufacturing operations in Guadalajara, Mexico, this acquisition provides a well-regarded product portfolio, a longstanding North American customer base,

New Adjuvant In The Mix Brings Tech From Medical Industry

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When introducing Hydrovant, the team at Corbet Scientific says it aims to bring a whole new category of adjuvants to the market.

Kind Of What We Would Expect …

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During a recent trip to Colorado, we took some time to swing by the Potatoes USA office in Denver to say hi and meet all the great people there.

Trust, Critical Thinking, And Potatoes

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As a scientist working in potato breeding for over 40 years, one may wonder why I am talking about trust and critical thinking. Globally, we struggle to find consensus on sustainable solutions to grand challenges, such as climate change, food security, an

New University Research Scientist Works To Preserve Potatoes For U.S. Food Supply

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Masaki Shimono has joined the University of Nevada, Reno College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources as a research scientist, studying beneficial microbes to improve and mitigate disease in potatoes during storage.

Lethbridge College Research Project Gets More Potatoes From Field To Market

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Currently, the best way to find out whether or not a potato is good to go to market is basic and old-fashioned – cut it open and look to see if there are defects. The process is time-consuming and destructive, taking good potatoes off the production line

WCCO Belting Named To Fast Company’s ‘100 Best Workplaces For Innovators’

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Wahpeton, N.D. – WCCO Belting (WCCO) has been named to the ‘100 Best Workplaces for Innovators’ list by Fast Company. The list celebrates company cultures that empower employees at all levels to improve processes, create new products, or invent new ways o

USDA Announces August 2022 Lending Rates For Agricultural Producers

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Washington – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced loan interest rates for August 2022, which were effective Aug. 1, 2022. USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) loans provide important access to capital to help agricultural producers start or exp

University Of Idaho Weekly Spore Trap Information

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Below is the spore trap information for week 6 as gathered and compiled by the University of Idaho researchers.

Allahabad University Teachers Get Patent For Potato Energy Bar For Kids, Athletes

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Prayagraj, India - Efforts by a team of scientists from the Centre of Food Technology of Allahabad University got a real boost of energy when an energy bar developed by them received the patent issued by the government of India.

World Food Prices Post Sharp Decline in July, as Three More Ships Depart Ukraine Under Black Sea Export Deal

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Bloomberg writer Aine Quinn reported today that, “Global food prices fell the most since 2008 after concerns over supplies of grains and vegetable oils eased as Ukraine moved toward restarting exports.

University Of Idaho Field Day Coming Up

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The University of Idaho will be hosting a field day covering potatoes, sugarbeets and onions Thursday, Aug. 18 at the Parma Research and Extension Center in western Idaho.

U Of I Researcher Drums Up Success As Scientist Through Music

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Pam Hutchinson draws a parallel between identifying weeds in a potato field and wowing a crowd with a drum solo.

Tasmanian Potato Growers Start Ditching Spuds After Stalemate On Price Negotiations

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We came across this YouTube video from ABC news talking about potatoes in Tasmania.

Boozman: Reckless Tax-And-Spending Bill Sets “Bad Precedent For Farm Bill Programs”

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Washington — U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Ranking Member John Boozman (R-AR) said the reckless tax-and-spending deal brokered between Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) “sets a parti

Public-Private Potato Breeding Partnership For Smallholder Farmers Enters Second Phase

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The International Potato Center (CIP), the globally active Dutch seed potato company HZPC, and the Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture (SFSA) announce the launch of a second, five-year phase of their partnership to develop climate-resilient po