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Tong announced UK distributor for HAWE-KUW 2000 field trailer
Leading vegetable handling equipment specialist Tong Engineering is now distributor in the United Kingdom for the HAWE-KUW 2000 root crop transfer trailer from renowned German manufacturer HAWE Wester.
En las Islas Canarias crecen las últimas herederas directas de las papas traídas de América por los españoles y las únicas que sobreviven en el viejo mundo.  Una cosecha de algunas azucenas negras. (Cortesía: El País)
The last direct descendants in Europe of the potatoes brought directly from America by the conquistadors are grown in the Canaries. These potatoes have evocative names, like 'black lily' and stand out for their sweet flavor.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
A team of biochemists at FAU led by Prof. Dr. Uwe Sonnewald have discovered why potato plants form significantly lower numbers of tubers or sometimes none at all at higher temperatures. The authors of the study from FAU (from left): PD Dr. Sophia Sonnewald, Günter Lehretz, Dr. José María Corral García and Prof. Dr. Uwe Sonnewald. (Courtesy: FAU / Rabih Mehdi)
If there’s one thing potato plants don’t like, it’s heat. If the temperature is too high, potato plants form significantly lower numbers of tubers or sometimes none at all. Biochemists at FAU have now discovered the reason why.
Farm Frites is proud to announce a new member of the Finest family!
Farm Frites is proud to announce a new member of the Finest family, a french fries of only 5 mm thick!
Congress 2019 The timeless potato: A dynamic and innovative food. (Courtesy: Europatat)
The Europatat 2019 Congress, co-organised by the Norwegian Association of Fruit and Vegetable Wholesalers (NFGF) and Europatat, will take place in Oslo (Norway) from 12 to 14 June 2019. Under the slogan 'The timeless potato: A dynamic and innovative food'
Red potato harvest in Pearsall, TX (Courtesy: FreshPlaza)
Black Gold Farms started harvest of the 2019 fresh crop of Texas colored potatoes earlier this week. According to the company, the first run fields have indicated that the quality will be better than ever.
Potato Cyst Nematode (PCN)-infested roots under high magnification. Cysts, the bodies of female nematodes containing nematode eggs, are initially yellow and darken with age.
Potato cyst nematodes (PCN) are quarantine soilborne pests that damage potatoes around the world, stunting plants and reducing yields.
Aardappelzetmeelcooperatie Avebe sluit bijzondere campagne af
At the end of April, the last potatoes were delivered to Avebe in Gasselternijveen. Extreme drought and warm weather resulted in an exceptional potato campaign.
Saturday, May 11, 2019