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Potato News from New Zealand

Soil Scientist: 20% of Carbon Dioxide from ploughing
Dr John Baker, a soil scientist who was a finalist for the World Food Prize in 2013, is calling for the authorities to look at soil quality when preparing environmental policies. He says that while most local bodies have robust policies to address air and water quality, they overlook soil quality.
Friday, January 17, 2014
Potato salad of new season potatoes (Potatoes New Zealand)
The mighty potato has pushed out tomatoes to take the title of New Zealand’s number one favourite vegetable.
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
 Vietnam
While the potato industry is still waiting for clearance to be allowed to send fresh potatoes to Australia, a new market is rapidly opening up. The industry has high hopes for a new market in Vietnam.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
 potato psyllid
New research has been funded through the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, to help the potato industry reduce issues caused by an insect intruder – the tomato-potato psyllid.
Friday, October 18, 2013
 Seyedardalan Ashrafzadeh and Dr David Leung
La investigación que adelanta la Universidad de Canterbury sobre papas libres de cadmio podría ayudar a eliminar otra posible amenaza a la seguridad alimentaria.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
 Balle Bros Group
More details have come out in the sale of Mr Chips by Simplot to New Zealand's Balle Bros, first reported by PotatoPro on August 18.
Tuesday, August 27, 2013