Picketa Systems deploys new LENS™ potato plant tissue analysis system with CAD 1.4M Seed Round
mei 26, 2023In a critical move towards advancing precision agriculture, AgTech startup Picketa Systems has successfully closed a CAD 1.445M (USD 1.059M) (Seed investment round. The funding will broaden the development and deployment of their real-time plant tissue analysis technology, called LENS™.
PEI Potato Board: Acreage of cover crops before potatoes has doubled
mei 22, 2023New numbers from the P.E.I. Potato Board show that on Prince Edward Island the acreage of cover crops grown before potatoes has doubled.
Potato Planting started for Black Gold
april 04, 2023According to Director of Operations in the Midwest for Black Gold Farms Keith Tinsey potato planting on their farm in Northcentral Indiana has started.
PepsiCo invests USD 216 Million in partnerships with US Farmer Organizations to Support Regenerative Agriculture
maart 03, 2023PepsiCo announced a USD 216 million multi-year investment in long-term, strategic partnership agreements with three of the most well-respected farmer-facing organizations
Selenium: a booster shot for late blight prevention in potatoes
februari 02, 2023Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) scientists have discovered that selenium, a micronutrient and anti-oxidant activates genes in potatoes that boosts the plant's immunity and helps in the prevention of late blight.
New public-private partnership to improve seed potato production in Wisconsin
januari 21, 2023The University of Wisconsin–Madison has a new partner to improve the efficiency of seed potato production at the Starks Early Generation Seed Potato Farm in Rhinelander, Wisconsin.
Haith to showcase its latest innovations at Potato Expo 2023
december 20, 2022The UK's leading vegetable handling equipment manufacturer will be showcasing two washing and grading innovations at Potato Expo next month in Colorado, US.
2022 Canadian Potato Production
december 12, 2022Statistics Canada has estimated Canadian Potato Production in 2022 to be 122,970,000 hundred weight, up 0.8% over 2021. Despite a very cold and wet spring delaying planting and very hot
Renaissance BioScience Corp adds Senior Executive Expertise to Push Commercialization of its RNA Production and Oral Delivery Platform Technology
december 03, 2022Renaissance BioScience Corp., a leader in bioengineering for the global agriculture and food industries, has retained the services of S. Brad Griffith to assist Renaissance in commercializing its RNA production
Moving Forward with the Next Generation on Regenerative Agriculture
november 25, 2022Alyre Poitras is a McCain Foods potato grower in Saint-André, New Brunswick, Canada. He shares his experience with regenerative agriculture and the changes in potato cultivation over time