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Focus on Potato Presentation: Effect of Glyphosate on Potatoes

Focus on Potato Presentation: Effect of Glyphosate on Potatoes

Summary: This presentation will assist growers, consultants, and other practitioners involved in all regions of the potato industry to better understand and identify the effects of glyphosate in potatoes and how it can be managed. The presentation provides a short background on glyphosate, describes injury symptoms of glyphosate in potatoes, and details symptoms of glyphosate residues that remain in seed through storage and are planted the following year. Strategies to manage glyphosate in potato are discussed.

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The Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) to Provide a New Pest and Disease Guide

The Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) to Provide a New Pest and Disease Guide

The “Specialized Section on Standardization of Seed Potatoes” of the Economic Commission for Europe, (UNECE) held its 41st session in Geneva, March 11-13 March 2013. Seed certification officials of Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Italy, Netherlands, Russian Federation, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and United States of America attended the meeting as well as a representative of the European Union. The funding for the certification official from the US is from the US Potato Board on request from the Seed Certification and Disease Management Sub-Committee of the National Potato Council.

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2013 International Crop Expo

2013 International Crop Expo

The potato educational meetings of the International Crop Expo in Grand Forks, North Dakota held on February 20th and 21st. This article contains a summary of the various talks given by the National Potato Council, United States Potato Board, United Potato Growers of America, the potato industry, and NDSU and U of M scientists.

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Effect of Glyphosate on Potatoes

Effect of Glyphosate on Potatoes

A new NDSU Extension publication describing the effect of glyphosate on potatoes. This publication includes many pictures and descriptions to help growers, industry, and those associated with potato production to identify the effects of glyphosate in potato and in potato seed with glyphosate residues.

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MN and ND Potato Seed Directories - 2012

MN and ND Potato Seed Directories - 2012

The Minnesota and North Dakota potato seed directories have information about the potato cultivars or selection, acres planted, and the growers. These directories and seed directories from other states and Canada can be found on the navigation panel on the left under "Certified Seed" or at http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/potatoextension/certified-seed.

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International Crop Expo Potato Presentations

International Crop Expo Potato Presentations

The International Crop Expo was held February 20th and 21st , 2013 at the Aleus Center in Grand Forks. This contains selected reports from both days, made available by the presenters.

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NPPGA Research Reporting Conference Presentations

NPPGA Research Reporting Conference Presentations

Selected reports from the NPPGA Research Reporting Conference are available. Included are presentations from both NDSU and U of M potato researchers. Topics cover glyphsoate and potatoes, potato breeding updates, nitrogen management and acrylamide content, aphids and beetles.

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Potato Rotation Restrictions for North Dakota

Potato Rotation Restrictions for North Dakota

Herbicide carryover in soil can affect potato planting in many fields. This table gives plant back restrictions for North Dakota. Please see the NDSU Weed Control Guide for more information on herbicide carryover in other crops (http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/weeds/weed-control-guides/nd-weed-control-guide-1).

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International Crop Expo Potato Program

International Crop Expo Potato Program

The International Crop Expo will be held February 20th and 21st at the Aleus Center in Grand Forks. The show floor is once again sold out, making it one of the biggest ag shows in the valley. Keynote speaker will be Michele Payn-Knoper at 1:00 p.m.on Wednesday. The topic will be "Celebrating Agriculture... from the farm gate to the consumer plate." For a complete list of events and times, including bean and small grains programming, log onto www.cropexpo.com. The following is the potato programming schedule for the International Crop Expo.

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NPPGA Research Reporting Conference

NPPGA Research Reporting Conference

The Northern Plains Potato Growers Association 2013 Research Reporting Conference will be held Tuesday, February 19 at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks. It is free and open to the public.The moderator will be North Dakota State University/University of Minnesota Potato Extension Agronomist Dr. Andy Robinson. The following is a schedule of the day's events.

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