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Simplot strengthens agricultural retail presence with acquisition of Pinnacle Agriculture
The combined complementary footprint of Simplot Grower Solutions and Pinnacle stores will grow to more than 200 locations across North America.
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
El sector de la patata busca alternativas para quitar los ojos al tubérculo
La jornada técnica que inauguró la Festa da Pataca de Coristanco abordó temas como la retirada del mercado de productos como Clorprofam o Diquat o cómo el brexit afectará a los productores de toda España.
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
More bad weather? Potato farmers will take a rain check
Greg Donald, general manager of the P.E.I. Potato Board, says he hopes potato fields will be able to absorb a lot of the moisture from Tuesday's rain. Island potato farmers are hoping Tuesday's heavy rain isn't a sign of things to come.
Saturday, September 28, 2019
Las amenazas que se ciernen sobre las papas
El cambio climático comienza a afectar al legendario alimento. En Perú, cuna de la patata, donde hay 4.000 variedades, campesinos y científicos temen daños ante las variaciones de heladas y lluvias.
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Changes to Safe Haven Standards will support long term health of GB potato industry
Red Tractor are looking for industry feedback on potential changes to the Safe Haven Standards, the seed potato assurance scheme.
Four 'resistancy' genes in current commercial potato varieties already defeated by Phytophthora Infestans
Recent research at the James Hutton Institute suggests that limited genetic differences in potato lineages has left British and American spuds vulnerable to late blight, the disease that caused the Irish potato famine.
International Potato Technology Expo Opens Bookings for 2020
The International Potato Technology Expo, a leading potato event in Canada, returns to the Eastlink Centre in Charlottetown February 21-22, 2020.
Agricultural equipment manufacturer Scott celebrates record year
Scotts Precision Manufacturing is reporting a record year, with sales of its Evolution separator and Trinity range of haulm toppers up by over 30%.