March 09, 2017
The International Potato Center (CIP) launched a series of experiments to discover if potatoes can grow under Mars atmospheric conditions and thereby prove they are also able to grow in extreme climates on Earth. The first results are positive!
November 10, 2016
Scientists at Cornell University have developed an electric capacitance measurement that is able to predict the root mass of shrubs and trees. What's more, they hint it may helpful for tubers and root crops as well
August 28, 2016
Several experts on potato crops stated in Panama that global warming destroyed between 10% and 20% of Latin America's annual potato production and that it had become the main threat faced by this crop, even more than late blight, an aggressive fungus that affects this crop.
August 22, 2016
El calentamiento global destruye entre el 10 % y el 20 % de la producción anual de papa en América Latina y se ha convertido en la principal amenaza que enfrenta este cultivo, por encima incluso de un agresivo hongo conocido como tizón tardío, coincidieron hoy varios expertos en Panamá.
July 27, 2016
The heart of "Potato Country" in northeast North Dakota was devastated by baseball size hail that lasted up to 35 minutes last Tuesday night.
July 26, 2016
Dutch Blanching Equipment Specialist DutchTecSource B.V. (DTS) is Expanding. On the current premises next to the two existing buildings, a brand new building will arise.
February 15, 2016
Australian vegetable grower body AUSVEG has applauded the decision of the Papua New Guinean Government to temporarily lift the ban on the import of selected Australian fruits and vegetables - including potatoes - for three months.
February 10, 2016
The rainfall in November, December, and January in the western and central parts of Cuba made it impossible for Cuban farmers to achieve a crop yield similar to the one they got last year, when they harvested 120,000 tons of potatoes.
February 07, 2016
Drought and hot conditions since September 2015 have a negative impact on yields in almost all the potato production regions in South Africa. Currently market prices are at the highest levels ever, while potato stock levels are at record low levels.