Report: The potato value chain in Morocco
October 16, 2020
The Wageningen Research Foundation (WR), being subsidised by the Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality in the context of the Policy Support 'Sustainable agricultural development in a food system approach' published a study on the potato value chain in Morocco.
Argentina: Yara Presentó un Programa Integral Que Permite Una Mayor Rentabilidad Para El Productor de Papa
October 12, 2020
La empresa noruega Yara lanzó al mercado la solución RicaPapa, que incorpora novedosas herramientas con el propósito de facilitar el acceso de los agricultores a nuevas tecnologías de fertilización.
The 2020 potato harvest in the various regions of Russia
October 10, 2020
Since the start of autumn, potato producers in the regions of Russia have been facing many challenges, new and old. In the Russian Federation, the average annual volume of potatoes used for food purposes is estimated to be at 13-14 million tons, which makes potato one of the most important crops in Russia. In this article, we present information about the potato situation in various regions of Russia.
Researchers find new way to protect plants from fungal infection
September 25, 2020
Widespread fungal disease in plants can be controlled with a commercially available chemical that has been primarily used in medicine until now. This discovery was made by scientists from Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) and the University of the State of Paraná in Brazil.
National Potato Council of Kenya partners with Corteva Agriscience aiming to increase yields
September 25, 2020
The partnership targets to introduce new technologies and train smallholder farmers on how to improve potato yields through the use of quality seeds, resilient varieties, disease management and post-harvest management.