Norway expects larger potato harvest this year
September 25, 2020
Test digs in week 35 is cause for optimism among Norwegian potato farmers. Forecasts estimate the national potato harvest to be 15% higher than last year. And 11% higher than the 2002-2019 average.
Researchers identify new resistance genes protecting potato against Phytophthora infestans
September 23, 2020
In a collaboration between the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences and the James Hutton institute, a study of a diploid wild potato with a high resistance to P. infestans led to the discovery of new resistance genes
Pilot project could make growing potatoes cheaper, more accessible in the North
September 23, 2020
Northern Farm Training Institute will test a range of potato varieties to see which do best in Northern Canada. This pilot project could approved earlier this month could improve food security.
Meijer Potato celebrates its 100th anniversary
September 23, 2020
This year Meijer Potato celebrates its 100-year anniversary with staff, customers and seed potato growers.
Potato market - Ukraine plans to ban imports from Russia
September 23, 2020
To support domestic potato growing, the Ministry of Economy plans to ban the import of potatoes from Russia, introduce consultations with the phytosanitary service, and introduce state support for processing.
Canadian Potato Crop and Harvest Update September 18, 2020
September 22, 2020
As the first day of fall arrives, the potato crop in Canada is in varying stages of growth and/or harvest. The United Potato Growers of Canada provide an update.
Incertidumbre en la patata, que tiene demanda la de lavado pero están atascadas las de saco.
September 21, 2020
La campaña de patata va 'bastante adelantada' en Castilla y León, según describe Eduardo Arroyo, presidente de Appacyl. Los calores de agosto han secado los cultivos antes de lo previsto.
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.
Las cuadrillas están formadas por entre 6 y 12 personas
September 21, 2020
Aunque ya se están recogiendo algunos campos, para el inicio de la campaña de la patata aún queda entre una semana y 10 días. Será entonces cuando arranque una época de especial actividad en Coristanco y vayan llegando los temporeros.
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