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On Thursday I attended part of the NorthernPlainsPotatoGrowers Association's annual Field Day. The event, held at three sites in northeast North Dakota, highlights potato research at North Dakota Stat... Posted on 8/22/13 at 1:48 PM
Potato growers to receive emergency notices today Potato producers attending the Northern Plains Potato Growers Association’s “Field Days 2009” in Larimore were treated to a nasty surprise when North Dakota State University plant entomologist Neil Gudmestad announced that late blight has been found in north central Grand Forks County.
The Northern Plains Potato Growers Association says its irrigated potato research farm in central North Dakota will be moved to the eastern part of the state.
Association president Chuck Gunnerson said the research farm near Tappen was too far to travel for researchers from the Red River Valley.
Gunnerson said the research farm will be located next to a Hutterite colony near Fordville.
The association said it’s selling the Tappen farm and will lease acres for the research farm from the Hutterite colony.
The Northern Plains Potato Growers Association based in East Grand Forks is moving its irrigated potato research farm from south-central North Dakota to next to the Hutterite colony near Fordville, N.D.
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