Pests and Diseases, Production/Agronomy

US: ISDA enacts temporary ring rot rules

The Idaho State Department of Agriculture has imposed new temporary rules at the potato industry’s request governing bacterial ring rot, including mandatory reporting of its detection. The regulations, which took effect Feb. 26 and must be finalized during the next legislative session, also require BRR testing before exporting Idaho potato seed, enact new record-keeping requirements for commercial seed cutting and give ISDA authority to prevent replanting of BRR-tainted seed. Last season, Idaho experienced a flare-up of BRR, which is highly contagious and financially devastating for growers.

See on

Editor & Publisher: Lukie Pieterse


Feel free to get in touch with Lukie!
He will be most happy to share potato news stories from your country on Potato News Today.
Connect on LinkedIn
Follow on Twitter
About us

Follow Potato News Today!

Please enter your email address to receive an alert right away when we publish a news story.

Join 10,053 other subscribers

Lockwood Mfg




DormFresh | 1,4GROUP


Volm Companies