Early maturing potato cultivars identified successfully using ground-penetrating radar by Texas A&M Agrilife
August 17, 2017
Dirk Hays,Texas A&M AgriLife Research plant geneticist: “With Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR), we can image the size of the tubers and get a correlation to the actual physical size of the potato without harvesting them. Potatoes are a dream for Ground Penetrating Radar.”
Heavy rain damages potato crop in Ontario, Canada
June 29, 2017
After a month of good growing conditions and positive reports amid sporadic news on disease potential, word from one of Ontario’s potato-growing regions is that roughly 1,000 acres of potatoes have been lost due to flooding.
Cypriot potatoes becoming increasingly popular in Europe
April 22, 2017
Cypriot potatoes becoming increasingly popular in Europe
It's potato planting time in North Florida
February 09, 2017
It’s potato planting time in North Florida. St. Johns County is one of the counties in Northern Florida well known for its potato production with the town of Hastings being the center of it.
Tesco launches Best in Season: Italian New Potatoes
October 20, 2016
Italian seasonal new potatoes will be launched into Tesco this autumn on the back of new research showing that consumers want freshly harvested new potatoes all year round.
Satisfactory end of the early potato season for Lower Saxony, Germany
August 28, 2016
The 2016 early potato season ended on the 10th of August. And according to the Lower Saxony Potato Producers Association the early potato harvest was satisfactory.
USAID project helps Potato Farmers in Kyrgyzstan
July 07, 2016
The Aravan Agro Service in Kyrgyzstan more than doubled its potato yield and profits in 2016 by partnering with the United States through the USAID Agro Horizon project.
First German new potatoes harvested in Pfalz region
June 15, 2016
In the German Pfalz region, farmers officially kicked off the harvest of the first German new potatoes. A former soccer player on the national team, Hans-Peter Briegel, was named Pfalz potato ambassador for the season 2016/17.
Harvest of Warba potatoes in British Columbia signifies the beginning of summer
May 22, 2016
BC Fresh started harvesting its Warba Potatoes early this year. It is the earliest harvest that most people can remember.
Early Spanish potatoes available more than two weeks ahead of schedule
January 31, 2016
The first early potatoes from Spain (Seville and Cartagena) are expected to be harvested more than two weeks earlier than last season due to the warm winter.