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Ensuring Quality from Seed to Table: The Role of Seed Certification in New Zealand’s Potato Industry
Octubre 20, 2023The New Zealand Seed Potato Certification Scheme was established in 1948 and has been running continuously since then.
Potatoes New Zealand meeting on the benefits of IPM: Big savings by reducing insecticide use.
Mayo 04, 2023By adopting integrated pest management (IPM) practices growers are not on their own, Australian entomologist, Dr Paul Horne, told Pukekohe potato growers at a Potatoes New Zealand research update breakfast meeting in late March.
Chris Claridge resigns as CEO of Potatoes New Zealand
Febrero 13, 2023Potatoes New Zealand has announced the resignation of its chief executive, Chris Claridge. He has been in the role for a total of seven years, since 2015.
Potatoes New Zealand: Frozen Potatoes Trade Report September 2022
Septiembre 30, 2022Exports of frozen fries from Belgium and the Netherlands to New Zealand have more than doubled in the quarter ending July 2022. These exports will be arriving presently, given shipping lead-times.
¿La patata más grande del mundo? ¡No, no es una patata!
Abril 13, 2022¿Cuándo una patata no es una patata? Cuando es un tubérculo de una calabaza, según Guinness World Records. Una pareja de Nueva Zelanda que creía haber desenterrado la patata más grande del mundo en el jardín de su pequeña granja cerca de Hamilton
Esta patata de 7,9 kilos podría ser la más grande del mundo
Noviembre 08, 2021Una pareja neozelandesa llamados Donna y Colin Craig-Brownla encontró por sorpresa enterrada en su patio trasero y terminaron bautizándola como Doug.
Pukekawa (NZ) trials to control the Potato Tuber Moth
Marzo 14, 2021Two trials in Pukekawa, New Zealand, are showing some early promise for potato growers when it comes to greater control of the potato tuber moth, Phthorimaea operculella (PTM).
Potatoes from plot to plate: how to grow the perfect spuds in your New Zealand backyard
Septiembre 17, 2020While in the Northern hemisphere we are harvesting potatoes and getting ready for winter, this is not the case in the Southern hemisphere. This article offers tips on how to grow potatoes in your New Zealand backyard.
Potatoes NZ request Emergency Measures to ban EU imports
Mayo 29, 2020Potatoes New Zealand is asking the New Zealand government to give urgent consideration to imposing short-term measures limiting the importation into New Zealand of heavily discounted frozen potato chips to avoid a food security threat.
As COVID-19 decimates job numbers, NZ potato industry can't hire fast enough
Abril 01, 2020Farmers are among New Zealand's essential workers, so farms and fields are remaining busy keeping food on Kiwis' plates. And despite panic-buying, there is no shortage. New Zealand could survive on potatoes alone.