Waters Is Hopeful Cold Temperatures Will Help Farmers This Growing Season

The cold temperatures the Pacific Northwest saw to ring in the New Year may help farmers later this growing season. Washington State University’s Dr. Tim Waters says while those frigid temperatures will do little to the insect and disease population, the temps will disrupt where many of those pest like to live; volunteer potatoes. “When […]

Waters: Potato Growers Need To Watch For Volunteer Potatoes, Colorado Potato Beetle

With temperatures warming and more and more producers getting out into the field, its important potato growers are mindful of disease pressures that could come down the road. Washington State University Extension’s Dr. Tim Waters said one of the main concerns this season will be the Colorado Potato Beetle, thanks mainly to the mild weather […]