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Web seminars focus on spud sprout control, root lesion nematode

12/09/2014 11:10:36 AM

The Plant Management Network has launched two new Focus on Potato Web seminars: sprout control and... Read more.


Pilot allows schools in 8 states to buy directly from producers

12/09/2014 10:46:56 AM

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has chosen eight states to participate in a pilot program to procure... Read more.


New brightly colored spuds also pack a nutritional punch

12/05/2014 2:39:53 PM

Agricultural Research Service breeders have developed released new colorful potato varieties that are higher in... Read more.



Guest opinion: Biologicals play a key role in food production

12/04/2014 1:46:04 PM

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is a guest column and opinions expressed here are only those of the author and... Read more.


Slugs may transmit insecticides to predators

12/04/2014 12:24:19 PM

Early-season insecticides aimed at soil-dwelling grubs and maggots may actually increase slug populations, thus reducing... Read more.


Researchers look to machines to harvest cider apples

12/02/2014 9:13:58 AM

Hard apple cider is enjoying much of the same popularity as craft beers, but harvesting apples to... Read more.


EPA approves remote-controlled pheromone dispensers

11/24/2014 7:32:04 PM

The Environmental Protection Agency has approved three aerosol pheromone products from Vancouver, British Columbia-based Semios,... Read more.



Global warming may affect pest-parasite relationship

11/19/2014 9:11:21 AM

Warming global temperatures may affect the pest-parasite relationship, limiting the benefits of parasitoid wasps that... Read more.


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