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Greater appreciation for potatoes starts with Gen Z

Greater appreciation for potatoes starts with Gen Z

January 07, 2023
In 2020, HZPC Americas launched the multi-year project 'Potato Glory' together with the University of Massachusetts Dining Program (UMass) for the purpose of conducting research
USDA Invests More Than USD 200 Million to Expand Agricultural Exports Through Market Development Programs

USDA Invests More Than USD 200 Million to Expand Agricultural Exports Through Market Development Programs

January 07, 2023
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service is awarding USD 202.7 million to more than 60 U.S. agricultural organizations to help expand export markets for U.S. farm and food products through the Market Access Program.
University of Idaho researchers developing nematode resistant potatoes

University of Idaho researchers developing nematode resistant potatoes

January 04, 2023
University of Idaho researchers are introducing genes from a plant in the nightshade family into potatoes, seeking to develop spuds that resist harmful nematodes.  The plant, called ‘litchi tomato’, has natural resistance to several species of cyst and root-knot nematodes.
Potato crop

Boyacá, Colombia: El ICA entrega medidas fitosanitarias para evitar la Punta Morada de la Papa y proteger los cultivos

December 26, 2022
La presencia de nemátodo globodera pallida, cuyo incremento se está provocando por la alta presencia de lluvias, ha ocasionado reducción en la producción hasta del 70% y 90%.
Potato field in Peru

Perú: Un año fatídico en el campo

December 25, 2022
Mientras el país atraviesa una grave crisis política, pocos recuerdan la situación de emergencia que viven los agricultores peruanos. Al golpe que supuso la pandemia este año se sumó la crisis de fertilizantes y la sequía provocada por La Niña.
French Fries

WTO rejects Colombian anti-dumping duties on frozen fries from Belgium, Germany and The Netherlands

December 23, 2022
Arbitrators have in substance ruled in favour of the EU in the first WTO appeal dealt with under the ‘Multi-party interim appeal arbitration arrangement', known as the ‘MPIA'.
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Duravant Acquires Multiscan Technologies

Duravant Acquires Multiscan Technologies

December 22, 2022
Duravant LLC, a global engineered equipment and automation solutions provider to the food processing, packaging and material handling sectors, has acquired Multiscan Technologies.
National Potato Council Releases New Logo

National Potato Council Releases New Logo Reflecting its Mission of ‘Standing Up for Potatoes on Capitol Hill’

December 22, 2022
In only the third time in its 74-year history, the National Potato Council released a new logo that better reflects its public policy focus and roots in Washington, D.C.
Lobster shells and soil

University of Maine researchers are testing lobster shells to thwart potato soil pathogens

December 22, 2022
Scientists at the University of Maine are evaluating if lobster shells can cultivate beneficial microbial communities that ward off soil borne potato pathogens.
Haith Water Treatment System

Haith to showcase its latest innovations at Potato Expo 2023

December 20, 2022
The UK's leading vegetable handling equipment manufacturer will be showcasing two washing and grading innovations at Potato Expo next month in Colorado, US.

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