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7/29/2015 12:00:00 AM
The National Potato Council and the U.S. Potato Board are accepting applications for the Potato Industry Leadership Institute class of 2016. Read more on the class from this Packer story.

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7/29/2015 12:00:00 AM
The late blight in Minidoka County has been determined to be the US-23 strain. This strain is sensitive to mefenoxam. As a result, growers can use Ridomil Gold pre-packs (e.g. Ridomil Gold Bravo, Ridomil Gold MZ) to manage late blight. Fields which have been treated with mefenoxam appear to be free of late blight even though they are close to fields with confirmed late blight. Additional fields in Minidoka County have been confirmed, with the latest finds close to Rupert. More information on fungicides for managing late blight can be found in the report below.

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7/29/2015 12:00:00 AM
Late blight has now been confirmed in 10 counties in New York as well as in Ontario Canada, Connecticut, New Jersey, Maryland and in one county in Pennsylvania (on potato). Reports have been on both tomato and potato. Read more on its rapid spread from this Vegetable, Small Fruit, and Mushroom Production article.

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7/29/2015 12:00:00 AM
A potato field and tomato field in Lagrange County, Indiana, have been reported with late blight over the weekend (July 25-26, 2015). The tomato field has now been treated. The genotype is US23 - A1 mating type and Ridomil sensitive. This information is important to Michigan growers as some have fields on both sides of the state/county lines.

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7/29/2015 12:00:00 AM
Retail fresh produce price inflation has slowed to a crawl in 2015. Retail fresh fruit prices are expected to witness little or no inflation this year, while the top end of retail fresh vegetable price inflation is just 1.5%. Read more on produce price inflation from this Packer article.

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7/28/2015 12:00:00 AM
National Potato Council (NPC) announced that the 2015 Potato Statistical Yearbook - a resource for growers, industry members, academics, and policy makers - has either already arrived or will be arriving in mailboxes within the next couple of days. Find a link to a digital copy in this Spudman article.

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7/28/2015 12:00:00 AM
Check out DSV accumulations for late blight development from this Plant & Pest Advisory report.

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7/28/2015 12:00:00 AM
The late blight samples collected from the commercial potato field and potato cull pile in Erie County, PA have been genotyped as US-23. The predominant genotype observed infecting both potato and tomato over the past several years. Read more on the genotype from this Vegetable, Small Fruit, and Mushroom Production article.

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7/28/2015 12:00:00 AM
The Little Potato Co. has launched its new program, 'Little Chef,' which will provide tools and tips to make it easier for parents to cook with their children of various ages and share important skills, according to this Packer story.

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7/28/2015 12:00:00 AM
Seven counties in Wisconsin have submitted samples which were confirmed for late blight in potato and/or tomato. In all cases in which we have tested so far, the Phytophthora infestans is of the US-23 genotype. Read more on late blight in the state from this Vegetable Crop Update article.

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