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How do different potatoes respond to heat, drought, and waterlogging stresses?

On the path to stress-tolerant potatoes

May 15, 2022
How do different potatoes respond to heat, drought, and waterlogging stresses? EU-backed scientists are investigating the changes that make potatoes resilient or susceptible.
Potato Production in key production areas of India affected by Unseasonal Rains and Heat Wave

Potato Production in key production areas of India affected by Unseasonal Rains and Heat Wave

May 12, 2022
Potato production in the current crop year is estimated to be 53.60 mt, down from 56.17 mt last year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture's first estimate of horticulture production.
N-Drip’s gravity-powered micro-irrigation system applied for potato cultivation (Courtesy: N-Drip)

PepsiCo and N-Drip partner to provide water-saving, crop-enhancing benefits to farmers around the world

March 20, 2022
Around the world, a countless number of farmers make use of flood or trench, irrigation to bring water to their crops, which floods the field at regular intervals, losing up to 70 percent of the water used.
En busca de un control de heladas para el cultivo de papas en Magallanes.

En busca de un control de heladas para el cultivo de papas en Magallanes, Chile

February 02, 2022
Estudios preliminares confirman que la aplicación de tecnologías para el control de heladas en el cultivo de papas, que eviten el congelamiento de los tejidos protegiendo
el follaje de la planta, podrían disminuir las pérdidas de rendimiento.
Südstärke GmbH have concluded their 2021 potato starch production campaign this week.

Südstärke GmbH has concluded its 2021 potato starch production campaign

January 21, 2022
Sudstarke GmbH has concluded its 2021 potato starch production campaign. The 2021 production campaign was the most difficult in decades, even team members 40+ years with the company cannot remember anything close.
INIA implementará uso de drones y cámaras termales para ayudar a generar nuevas variedades de papa de alto rendimiento y mejor adaptadas al cambio climático.

INIA implementará uso de drones y cámaras termales para ayudar a generar nuevas variedades de papa de alto rendimiento y mejor adaptadas al cambio climático

January 19, 2022
Los trabajos, que aportarán al Programa de Mejoramiento Genético de Papa del INIA, serán desarrollados por la investigadora de INIA Remehue, Ana María Méndez.
McDonald's Japan, Small Fries

Only small fries for McDonald's customers in Japan, as floods in Western Canada disrupt supply

December 23, 2021
Fans of McDonald's Fries in Japan are out of luck next week. The restaurant chain will only offers its small size portions, as flooding in Western Canada and COVID-19 disrupts the global supply chain for 'McDonald's potato'.
Yara joins Biden's climate coalition

Yara joins Biden's climate coalition

November 08, 2021
Some of the largest companies in the world launched a shared initiative to reach the climate goals through ground-breaking technology, Joe Biden’s 'First Movers Coalition'. Fertilizer manufacturer Yara International is one of them.
Potato innovations in the fight against hunger and climate change at HZPC's Potato Days 2021

Potato innovations in the fight against hunger and climate change at HZPC's Potato Days 2021

November 07, 2021
The Potato Days of HZPC are dedicated to the future of the potato. A future in which the potato provides an important contribution to the food security in the world and helps to combat climate change.
United States Department of Labor

As temperatures rise, US Department of Labor prepares legislation to protect workers, outdoors and indoors, from heat hazards

November 02, 2021
The United States Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration is publishing an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Heat Injury and Illness Prevention in Outdoor and Indoor Work Settings

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