Potato farmers Prince Edward Island are planting more mustard than ever
July 29, 2018
Potato Growers on Prince Edward Island report they are planting more mustard than ever this year.
Number of international exhibitors at Potato Europe 2018 increasing
July 02, 2018
PotatoEurope 2018, one of the top events for the international potato industry, returns to Germany on September 12 and 13.
AHDB secured emergency crop protection authorisations helping out UK potato farmers
June 21, 2018
AHDB secured nine emergency authorisations for potato, herb, celery, carrot, parsnip, cherry and plum for UK growers to protect their crops.
McCain trialing multi-species cover crop blend for rotation in Canada’s potato provinces
June 19, 2018
Prince Edward Island potato growers are exploring diverse approaches to solve their low organic matter levels with cover crops
Los fosfitos, un condimento que entusiasma a los agricultores
June 10, 2018
En el cultivo papa se ha comprobado su eficiencia para controlar enfermedades causadas por Oomycetes y hongos verdaderos, como Phytophthora infestans, Streptomyces scabies, Rhizoctonia solani y Fusarium solani.
Bayer plans closing of Monsanto Acquisition on June 7
June 06, 2018
Bayer plans to complete the acquisition of Monsanto on June, 7, following the receipt of all required approvals from regulatory authorities.
Preparation for Potato Europe 2018 well underway
May 16, 2018
Preparations for this year's PotatoEurope exhibition are progressing well, with planting now complete at the event venue, Rittergut Bockerode farm, near Hanover in Germany
European Commission bans all outdoor uses of neonicotinoids
April 28, 2018
The European Commission decided on Friday April, 27 2018 to impose a complete ban on neonicotinoids, referring to the risk they pose to wild bees and honeybees.
UPEI Precision Agriculture Project focused on Potato Inputs gets boosted by NSERC contribution
April 19, 2018
A five year research project to develop precision agriculture ('smart') technologies for the use of inputs in potato farming at the University of Prince Edward Island's School of Sustainable Design Engineering received support from NSERC
Potato Blight Trends in Europe: EuroBlight 2017 Results
April 14, 2018
The EuroBlight project is examining the ongoing evolution of the potato late blight pathogen (Phytophthora infestans). In 2017, almost 1500 samples from 16 countries in Europe were genotyped. The results indicate that new clones continue to spread.