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Northern Plains potato crop is looking good with harvest on the horizon.

Northern Plains (US) potato crop is looking good with harvest on the horizon

August 30, 2022
The Red River Valley potato crop has overcome getting into the ground later than optimal to looking like one of the best in the last few years, said farmers and researchers who gathered at Hoverson Farms near Larimore
Protect potato crops from pests and disease for stands that deliver.

Syngenta: How to give your potato crop the strongest possible start

August 24, 2022
As potato growers are working to maximize their yield potential for the 2022 harvest, it's also time to start thinking about maximizing crop potential for the 2023 season.
McDonald's Canada and McCain Foods partner to launch the CAD 1M Future of Potato Farming Fund to help improve soil health through regenerative farming practices

McDonald's Canada and McCain Foods establish a 'Future of Potato Farming Fund' (CAD 1 million) to help improve soil health through regenerative farming practices

August 11, 2022
McDonald's Canada and McCain Foods Limited announce the 'Future of Potato Farming Fund' by investing CAD 1million in education, demonstration, and cost-sharing grants to support potato farmers
Report: Sharp rise in input costs, increased holding levels impacting planted potato acreage in Canada

Report: Sharp rise in input costs, increased holding levels impacting planted potato acreage in Canada

August 11, 2022
Earlier this month Statistics Canada released their first estimate of potato acreage in Canada as a result of data obtained from their survey of potato growers in Canada. The 2022 potato acreage is estimated at 385,128 acres.
Maine’s foremost potato expert is bringing his expertise around the world

Maine’s foremost potato expert is bringing his expertise around the world

August 06, 2022
Maine — Potato farmers depend on Steve Johnson. At least they did for 34 years. Now Johnson, who retired on June 30, is taking his expertise to other parts of the world.
How can we improve soil health in potato cropping systems?

How can we improve soil health in potato cropping systems?

August 02, 2022
Minimizing soil disturbance is one of the key tenets promoted to build soil health in agricultural systems. Many farmers across the country have adopted reduced and no-till systems to build soil carbon, a central component to healthy soils.
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Potatoes from southern Colorado could soon be shipped to Mexico.

Potatoes from southern Colorado could soon be shipped to Mexico

July 27, 2022
U.S. farmers started shipping fresh potatoes into the Mexican interior in May, about 20 years after an initial deal was signed between the two countries.
Soiltech Wireless Completes USD 2.5M Funding Round to Increase Product Velocity and Advance Stability

Soiltech Wireless - provider of an affordable soil moisture sensor - completes USD 2.5M Funding Round

July 23, 2022
Soiltech Wireless, a leader in remote crop monitoring and traceability from farm to transport and storage, has completed its seed funding round of USD 2.5 million. Homegrown Capital was the leader in this round along with Great North Ventures
Latest CNH industrial investment reinforces the global leadership of Case IH in crop protection equipment.

Case IH acquires spray booms specialist to strengthen its crop protection equipment portfolio

July 19, 2022
CNH Industrial has acquired Specialty Enterprises LLC (Specialty), North America’s largest manufacturer of premium aluminium spray booms for agricultural applications. Specialty, which operates one manufacturing facility.
Later start on smaller crop of Idaho potatoes this summer

Later start on smaller crop of Idaho potatoes this summer

June 29, 2022
Supplies of Idaho potatoes continue to be extremely tight and will likely gap before fresh crop potatoes come on later this summer.

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