Kenya: Government approves high yield potato seeds
February 25, 2020
In Kenya, potatoes are a key staple food, second only to maize. Yet its potato value chain has been underdeveloped for decades also. This has been acknowledged by the Kenyan government.
Esplet aplica en Sa Pobla el primer cultivo de patatas experimental usando ozono
February 24, 2020
5 hectáreas de campo de Sa Pobla sirven para que Esplet experimente por primera vez en España un innovador método para tratar el suelo aplicando ozono en los cultivos de patata, regenerándolos posteriormente para mejorar sus cualidades.
PEI Potato Farms Using New Decision Support Tools to Improve Use of Crop Protectants
February 14, 2020
A growing number of Prince Edward Island potato farms are taking advantage of new technology to improve their use of crop protectants, including fungicides used to prevent late blight.
Bayer Velum Prime and Movento manage Nematodes for better yields and plant health in Pacific Northwest
January 23, 2020
With the potential to cause up to 90 percent annual yield loss, nematodes can be a key threat to a potato crop. Nematodes affect potatoes directly by feeding on roots and tubers and indirectly through transmission of diseases.
Gowan acquires late blight, rhizoctonia protection agents from Bayer
January 17, 2020
Gowan Crop Protection Limited, an affiliate of Gowan Co. LLC., has entered into agreements with Bayer AG to acquire rights to the active ingredients fenamidone and pencycuron.
International Potato Technology Expo Returns to Charlottetown in February
December 12, 2019
The International Potato Technology Expo returns to the Eastlink Centre in Charlottetown February 21-22, 2020. The event welcomes those who grow and package potatoes, as well as leading suppliers from across the Maritimes and beyond.
Simplot strengthens agricultural retail presence with acquisition of Pinnacle Agriculture
December 03, 2019
The combined complementary footprint of Simplot Grower Solutions and Pinnacle stores will grow to more than 200 locations across North America.
El sector de la patata busca alternativas para quitar los ojos al tubérculo
October 16, 2019
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.
'Win-win': Better fertilizer use by farmers saves money and the environment
July 31, 2019
Dramatic increase in synthetic fertilizers has increased crop yields, but also nitrous oxide emissions
International Potato Technology Expo Opens Bookings for 2020
July 25, 2019
The International Potato Technology Expo, a leading potato event in Canada, returns to the Eastlink Centre in Charlottetown February 21-22, 2020.