Romain Cools: 2020 could well become the toughest NW European potato season in 50 years
September 21, 2020
Last week, the North-western European Potato Growers (NEPG) association announced their harvest estimate for the 2020/2021 season.
Sercom launches Wireless System to control Potato Storage
September 21, 2020
Early last year, Sercom developed a wireless system, based on radiographic technology, to connect field stations in the horticulture and e.g. potato storage cells up to a distance of 5 kilometres (3 miles) apart.
Robbie Davis to step down as CEO Potatoes South Australia Inc
September 21, 2020
Following eight years at the helm of Potatoes South Australia, Robbie Davis will be stepping down from her role of Chief Executive at the end of 2020.
Cavendish Farms opens Potato Research Centre in New Annan, PEI
September 19, 2020
Cavendish Farms’ new Potato Research Centre in New Annan, Prince Edward Island officially opened on September 17, 2020 with a ribbon cutting with Dennis King, Premier of Prince Edward Island, and company officials.
An overview of the Belgian agricultural landscape.
September 18, 2020
An overview of the Belgian agricultural landscape. The cropmap shows the main crop type on each individual field cultivated in the 2020 growing season and is openly available via an interactive online viewer.
Important Potato Diseases and Tips to Manage them in Storage
September 18, 2020
A key requirement for a longtime potato storage is that the storage conditions match the needs and end use of the crop. These requirements of can be assessed before harvest by doing several test digs which allow to determine the distribution and level of tuber infection.
Potato Expo 2021 will offer Live, In-Person and Virtual Experience 
September 18, 2020
Last January we could never have predicted how the year would play out. In light of the impacts of COVID-19, we knew that the Potato Expo had to change.
Potato Processing equipment specialist Kiremko sells 30 STRATA Invicta® steam peelers in 30 months
September 18, 2020
Kiremko is proud to announce that they have sold 30 of the best steam peelers on the market in just over 30 months’ time. Made in Europe and the US, supplied globally.
Summer drought still impacting potato farmers Prince Edward Island
September 18, 2020
Many potato fields across Prince Edward Island are not in the condition they usually are at this time of year due to the hot and dry conditions for much of July and August.
Taking a look at UK's chipping markets from a supply and demand perspective.
September 17, 2020
With the coronavirus pandemic hitting the UK domestic potato trade, we have estimated a 1% drop year-on-year in the GB potato area for 2020/21, with the provisional area standing at 119Kha.
Dewulf updates its R3060 potato harvesters
September 17, 2020
Dewulf, full-liner in machines for the cultivation of potatoes and root crops, have fitted their renowned R3060 series sieving harvesters with several updates. Every new R3060 is now equipped with a brand new, more environmentally friendly Scania Stage V engine.
Andrei Travnikov, Governor of the Novosibirsk Region (left) and Neil Sturrock, President of PepsiCo Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, the Caucasus and Central Asia (right) unveil the first stone of Pepsico Russia's Novosibirsk plant.
September 17, 2020
Pepsico Russia has officially started the construction of a savory snack plant in Novosibirsk, its third such plant in Russia. The plant will start production end 2021 and produce Lays potato chips and 'CrunchTeam' croutons.
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