Good news, so far, from NDSU Potato BlightlineJune 23, 2015 - 1:44pmbusiness/agriculture
No news is good news, at least when it comes to late blight.
The new North Dakota State University Potato Blightline, released June 22, finds no reported cases of late blight in the region. The highly contagious fungus -- which caused the disastrous Irish potato famine in the 1840s and can hurt both yields and quality -- has been a concern in recent years in Minnesota and North Dakota.
Syngenta Crop Protection sponsors the NDSU Blightline,...