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Featured Potato Products

Seed Treatments

CruiserMaxx® Potato: Pairs a liquid insecticide and fungicide with an exclusive drying agent

CruiserMaxx® Potato Extreme: Combines three modes of action with an exclusive drying agent for complete protection

Herbicides

Boundary® 6.5 EC: Provides early-season grass and broadleaf weed control with resistance management

Reglone®: Protects harvest quality for optimal yield by eliminating troublesome vines and weeds

Insecticides

Agri-Mek® SC: Serves as the standard for psyllid and Colorado potato beetle control

Besiege®: Provides rapid knockdown and long-lasting residual control of key insect pests

Fulfill®: Suppresses psyllids and offers extended aphid protection

Fungicides

Elatus®: Dual modes of action for comprehensive soil-borne disease control

Orondis®: Provides outstanding control of foliar diseases caused by Oomycete fungi

Quadris®: Delivers excellent root and tuber protection in-furrow

Quadris Top®: Provides a robust combination of two powerful active ingredients

Ridomil Gold® SL: Offers systemic activity to protect potatoes from soil and foliar yield robbing diseases

Stadium®: Protects yield and quality from silver scurf and Fusarium dry rot during storage

 

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CruiserMaxx Potato Extreme

CruiserMaxx Potato Extreme combines a liquid seed treatment with an insecticide, two fungicides and a drying agent, offering growers advanced protection and increased yield.

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News

Canada: P.E.I. Potato board wants to grow yields and markets
The Prince Edward Island Potato Board is working with Cavendish Farms and the P.E.I. Department of Agriculture to grow potato yields and markets while also improving the environmental sustainability of the industry. Three working groups are tackling the areas of soil health, seed management and science and technology under an Enhanced Agronomy Initiative. Board general manager Greg Donald, said, "This initiative is focused on listening to growers and working with them to enhance the productivity and profitability of their farms. We plan to access the latest information in agricultural research and technology and to find new and better ways to provide this information to our growers. Through collaboration, we feel that there is significant potential for improvement."...Learn more »
New York Chips learning new frontier of business
Since hitting shelves in January, New York Chips have been sprouting up in all sorts of locations. And Adam Marquart of Marquart Bros. LLC. said the chips soon will be popping up in more stores. New York Chips only sources potatoes from New York farms as a way to keep farmers employed year-round, rather than only relying on revenue from the harvest. Farmers can sell excess potatoes to Marquart and they will be turned into potato chips. The product itself is unique in that it is cooked with avocado oil, rather than vegetable, canola or other kinds of oil. When the product debuted, the response Marquart received was "wild."...Learn more »
Genetic improvement provides opportunities for potatoes
The potato is an important crop for Latin America and especially for South America, where it originated. Genetically improving potatoes can be a way to produce varieties that are resistant to pests and climate change, said Arnulfo Gutierrez, an expert on potatoes and a Panamanian official. There are no modified potato varieties in the region yet, said the specialist who chaired the organising committee of the XXVII Congress of the Latin American Potato Association (ALAP), which was held this week in Panama City. Gutierrez said genetically modified potatoes were a major advance from the scientific point of view, but stressed that societies would only be able to profit from these developments after having accepted these products and the technology which produces them. "If the society does not accept this product we'll definitely have to find another way of improving them," he said....Learn more »
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