‘Potatoes Forever!’ campaign launched in Europe to promote sustainable practices in the potato industry
October 16, 2023Europe has unveiled a EUR 3.2 million (USD 3.4 million) initiative, named “Potatoes Forever!“, aimed at educating the public about sustainable practices within the fresh potato industry. The campaign, set to span three years, will primarily target France and Italy.
Tasteful Selections® Introducing Potatoes Your Way™ at IFPA Global Produce & Floral Show
October 12, 2023Tasteful Selections®, a specialty potato brand from RPE LLC, continues to innovate to stay ahead of the evolving needs of retailers and consumers by introducing its new product, Potatoes Your Way™.
Sprouting control agent 1,4-DMN Poised to Achieve CODEX MRL
October 11, 2023Great news for potato producers: 1,4-dimethylnaphthalene (1,4- DMN), a naturally-occurring bio-control that enhances dormancy
Temporada difícil para los productores de semilla en Europa afectará la disponibilidad para los mercados de exportación
October 10, 2023La temporada de cultivo de 2023 trajo desafíos sin precedentes para los productores de semilla de papa en Europa. Condiciones climáticas desfavorables y una reducción en la superficie sembrada han provocado retrasos en la siembra, disminución de los rendimientos y una importante escasez de semilla.
Syngenta announces partnership with the Potato Sustainability Alliance to enhance on-farm sustainability reporting for potato growers
October 09, 2023Syngenta Canada announced a partnership with the Potato Sustainability Alliance (PSA) to bring on-farm sustainability insights on potato production using Syngenta’s Sustainable Outcomes for Agriculture (SOA) standard and Cropwise™ Sustainability mobile application.
Las altas temperaturas impactan la producción y oferta de papa en Brasil
October 09, 2023Las temperaturas extraordinariamente altas en las últimas dos semanas han afectado significativamente el mercado de la papa en Brasil. En San Pablo, Belo Horizonte y Rio de Janeiro se observa un aumento de precios en la oferta de un 3,14%, 6,78% y un 13,12% respectivamente.
Biggest-ever Gulfood Manufacturing 2023 to take global food production in a smarter, more sustainable direction
October 08, 2023Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) has announced that Gulfood Manufacturing, the most influential annual food and beverage (F&B) manufacturing event in the world, will take place from 7-9 November 2023.
Trimble and AGCO to Form Joint Venture to Better Serve Farmers Worldwide with Mixed Fleet Precision Agriculture Solutions
October 05, 2023Trimble announced a definitive agreement to form a joint venture with AGCO to better serve farmers with factory fit and aftermarket applications in the mixed fleet precision agriculture market.
Potatoes from Dutch supermarket chain PLUS standard organic
September 28, 2023PLUS's Dutch range of unprocessed potatoes will become completely organic. As of today, the unprocessed potatoes in 1 kilo bags are standard organic. And again without increasing the price.
Start growing your own nitrogen
September 27, 2023Four studies released from 2019 to 2023 by the University of Illinois show that on average, 67% of nitrogen found in corn comes from sources occurring in the soil. Researchers labeled nitrogen fertilizers applied with N15 to identify naturally occurring nitrogen vs. synthetic nitrogen.