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PEI potato farmers worried excess moisture caused by Hurricane Fiona may damage crops

PEI potato farmers worried excess moisture from Fiona may damage crops

September 30, 2022
Prince Edward Island (PEI) potato farmers say they are concerned excessive moisture in the fields caused by the storm Fiona may lead their produce to rot in storage - though they hope that is not the case.
NEPG: Climate change will reduce the total potato production in Belgium, Netherlands, France and Germany by 7 to 11 % despite an increase in hectares

NEPG: Climate change will reduce the total potato production in Belgium, Netherlands, France and Germany by 7 to 11 % despite an increase in hectares

September 15, 2022
During its last meeting prior to Potato Europe 2022, the North-western European Potato Growers (NEPG) estimates that global potato production in the NEPG zone (EU-04) will be down by 7 to 11 %.
Patata cosechada.

Campaña de la patata: se prevé una reducción de la cosecha por las olas de calor

September 04, 2022
Las altas temperaturas afectan a la producción de patata de A Limia, con menor cantidad de tubérculos y de menor tamaño. Variedades como la Agria son de las más afectadas. Conocemos las previsiones cuando comienzan a arrancarse las plantaciones de temprano.
Potato partners secure GBP 2 million (USD 2,3 million) investment funding to sustain the future of potato growing.

Potato partners secure GBP 2 million investment funding to sustain the future of potato growing.

August 26, 2022
The Net Zero Hectare project has secured GBP 2.06 million (about USD 2.36 million) in funding acquired from The Farming Innovation Programme, run by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) in cooperation with UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).
After Millennia of Agricultural Expansion, the World Has Passed Peak Agricultural Land

After Millennia of Agricultural Expansion, the World Has Passed Peak Agricultural Land

August 23, 2022
Humans have been reshaping the planet’s land for millennia by clearing wildlands to grow crops and raise livestock. As a result, humans have cleared one-third of the world’s forests and two-thirds of wild grasslands
CIP’s Annual Report 2021 ‘From lab to field to scale’ now available online

CIP Annual Report 2021 From lab to field to scale now available online

August 21, 2022
The Lima-based International Potato Center’s (CIP) work to reduce hunger and malnutrition, boost farmer resilience, and catalyze income improvements generated benefits for men and women in more than 30 countries last year.
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Simplot's 4Sight 2030 Goals

Simplot's 4Sight 2030 Goals

August 20, 2022
Recently Simplot, a potato processor and a supplier of a wide range of agricultural products, highlighted its sustainability goals. Covering all aspects of the agricultural value chain, gives Simplot on edge...
Why the food industry needs to think about sustainability.

Why the food industry needs to think about sustainability

August 16, 2022
When businesses behave with sustainability, it’s not only society that benefits – this can also help bring in new business. Stefaan Kennis, Director of Strategy, Market Intelligence and Sustainability at TOMRA Food.
España: El calor reduce la cosecha de la patata de Álava.

España: El calor reduce la cosecha de la patata de Álava

August 12, 2022
Las intensas olas de calor que están teniendo lugar a lo largo de los últimos meses están ocasionando que en los cultivos alaveses de patata el número de tubérculos por planta sea menor de lo esperado.
McDonald's Canada and McCain Foods partner to launch the CAD 1M Future of Potato Farming Fund to help improve soil health through regenerative farming practices

McDonald's Canada and McCain Foods establish a 'Future of Potato Farming Fund' (CAD 1 million) to help improve soil health through regenerative farming practices

August 11, 2022
McDonald's Canada and McCain Foods Limited announce the 'Future of Potato Farming Fund' by investing CAD 1million in education, demonstration, and cost-sharing grants to support potato farmers

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