Restrain launches unique online potato storage training course
September 01, 2020
After placing an order, Restrain customers can now go online and complete an online training course in which they will learn how the Restrain system works, and what storage managers should take into account applying ethylene as a sprout inhibitor. The course is currently available in 8 different languages.
Francia: 'Esperamos unos meses complicados en el mercado de la patata.'
August 31, 2020
'El mercado de la patata está bastante pesado en este momento, con más oferta que demanda, debido a la precocidad de las recogidas en Beauce y a que el consumo en los hogares sigue siendo limitado.'
Interpom 2021
August 27, 2020
The Potato Industry Trade Show Interpom that was scheduled later this year in Kortrijk Xpo (Belgium) is postponed until November 2021
Potato Field in Bloom in British Columbia
August 20, 2020
Right now, parts of Eastern Canada are facing moderate to severe drought conditions. Rainfall is critical for this crop. In Western Canada, the crop is running behind schedule as processors push to get new crop harvest underway. Prairie yields currently look average at best.
PotatoEurope zal worden gehouden op 1 en 2 september 2021 op de locatie van Wageningen University & Research in Lelystad
August 19, 2020
Wageningen University & Research and DLG Benelux have signed a contract for hosting PotatoEurope 2021 at the location of Wageningen Plant Research in Lelystad, The Netherlands.
Vista aérea de la ampliación que la empresa está llevando a cabo en sus instalaciones de Medina del Campo. D.V.
August 10, 2020
La empresa vallisoletana Patatas Meléndez, afincada en Medina del Campo, se ha convertido en el primer operador del mercado nacional de este producto de consumo tradicional y está, además, inmersa en la ampliación de sus instalaciones gracias a una inversión de 25 millones de euros que le permitirá duplicar su capacidad de envasado.
It’s going to be a harvest with plenty of clods…
July 28, 2020
Throughout last spring we were dealing with historically poor soil structure in Western Europe, with clods as hard as concrete. Will harvests of potato and onion reflect this? The chances of that seem high, so what can you do to keep clods out of your storage?
NEPG: Slight rise in European potato acreage, uncertain outlook for markets
July 15, 2020
The North-Western European Potato Growers (NEPG) estimates that the area for consumption potatoes in North-Western Europe increased with 0,5% compared with last year and is estimated at 621,148 hectares.
Restrain sprout suppressor approved in Germany
July 09, 2020
The German Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety (BVL) has approved the ethylene-based sprout suppressor Restrain as a safe crop protection product with immediate effect. The approval applies to the treatment of potatoes (for both domestic consumption and starch production), onions, garlic, shallots, propagating material, and tomatoes.
Ventilation and Cooling project in Pennsylvania
June 12, 2020
For more than 8 generations the Sterman Masser family has been running their business they started in central Pennsylvania in 1754.