Hybrid Potato Breeding Company Solynta raises € 21 million in series C funding
juli 23, 2021
Hybrid Potato Breeding Company Solynta, based in Wageningen, the Netherlands, closed its Series C funding round raising € 21 million from a consortium of investors. The funding will be used to accelerate Solynta’s ambition to unlock the full potential of potatoes
PotatoEurope Netherlands - outdoor exhibition September 1-2 2021 - cancelled
juli 21, 2021
Due to the current developments in regard to the coronavirus pandemic in the Netherlands and the associated lack of official approval from Dutch authorities to hold the event, PotatoEurope 2021 has been cancelled.
Potato cultivation in the Netherlands in 2021: Less acreage overall, but more for seed and starch potatoes
juli 08, 2021
According to this year’s agricultural census, the Netherlands has almost 529 thousand hectares of land devoted to arable farming. This is 1.8 thousand ha (0.3 percent) more than in the previous year.
Wageningen scientists discover how the potato blight pathogen penetrates the plant
juli 04, 2021
Wageningen University & Research experts in plant pathology, cell biology and physics have found an answer to the question of how members of the Phytophthora genus mechanically gain entry through the protective layer on the leaves of crops.
Onderzoek: Veerkracht en innovatie in de Europese agrarische sector
juni 22, 2021
De Wageningen University & Research heeft onderzoek gedaan naar de veerkracht van de agrarische sector. Hoe bewegen boeren en hun omgeving mee? Denk aan de wisselende weersomstandigheden, klimaatverandering en het overheidsbeleid.