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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.
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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Maine Potato Board Announces 2022 Industry Recognition Award

Winslow family of Mapleton receives the 2022 Maine Potato Industry Industry Recognition Award

June 26, 2022
The Maine Potato Board has selected the Victor and Gloria Winslow family of Mapleton for the 2022 Maine Potato Industry Recognition Award. This year’s recognition is awarded under a new, broader category for individuals
Ceres Imaging Announces Integration Partnership with Probe Schedule

Ceres Imaging Announces Integration Partnership with Probe Schedule

June 23, 2022
Ceres Imaging, the precision farming analytics provider that helps farmers build more profitable and more sustainable operations, announced a new partnership with Probe Schedule
Yara establishes Potato Incubator Farm in Washington to study Crop Nutrition. synergy and Carbon Footprint Reduction

Yara establishes Potato Incubator Farm in Washington to study Crop Nutrition synergy and Carbon Footprint Reduction

April 27, 2022
Yara has recently established a new Incubator Farm, aimed at exploring how a complete potato crop nutrition program that drives productivity and grower profitability can simultaneously lead to a reduced carbon footprint.
Potatoes USA Elects 2022 - 2023 Leadership

Potatoes USA Elects 2022 - 2023 Leadership

April 24, 2022
Potatoes USA, the marketing and promotion board for the potato industry in the United States, elected new leadership during its Annual Meeting on March 9, 2022. The newly elected Chairman and Executive Committee will lead the Board through 2022-2023.

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