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SNAC International Names Elizabeth Avery as New President

SNAC International Names Elizabeth Avery as New President

November 22, 2016
Elizabeth Avery was appointed President of SNAC International during the International Board of Directors meeting on September 29. She will begin as President on January 16, 2017 and take over the roll of CEO on July 1, 2017 from outgoing-CEO Tom Dempsey after the six-month transition period.
Mark Klompien new CEO of United Potato Growers of America

Mark Klompien new CEO of United Potato Growers of America

November 16, 2016
United Potato Growers of America announced today that its executive board has unanimously chosen Mark Klompien as the organization’s next president and chief executive officer, replacing Jerry Wright.
Red River Valley Potatoes launches New Website

Red River Valley Potatoes launches New Website

November 14, 2016
Northern Plains Potato Growers Association (NPPGA) has launched a new website, one entirely dedicated to promoting potatoes grown for the fresh market and branded as Red River Valley Potatoes. Fittingly, the new web address is RedRiverValleyPotatoes.com.
AHDB committed to keep the UK Seed Potato Industry healthy

AHDB committed to keep the UK Seed Potato Industry healthy

November 10, 2016
AHDB Potatoes has pledged to work closely with the seed potato sector and Scottish Government to ensure that the industry maintains a low level of the bacterial disease blackleg.
Seed Producer Jim Cruickshank receives the British Potato Industry Award

Seed Producer Jim Cruickshank receives the British Potato Industry Award

November 10, 2016
Jim Cruickshank OBE, one of the most well respected seed producers in the UK, is this year’s winner of the British Potato Industry Award, organised by AHDB Potatoes.
Due to the late potato harvest the NEPG delays publication yield estimates till late November

Due to the late potato harvest the NEPG delays publication yield estimates till late November

October 30, 2016
As a result of the late potato harvest in the North-western European countries (BE, DE, FR, NL, UK), the potato growers organisation NEPG has decided to postpone publication of its annual yield estimates till the third week of November.
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Door late aardappeloogst is de publicate van de NEPG oogstverwachting uitgesteld tot November

Door late aardappeloogst is de publicate van de NEPG oogstverwachting uitgesteld tot November

October 27, 2016
Als gevolg van de late aardappeloogst in alle NEPG landen (BE, DE, FR, NL, UK) is besloten om de bekend making van de officiële NEPG oogstverwachting cijfers uit te stellen naar de derde week november.
Starch Europe announces winners of 2015-2016 Safety Awards

Starch Europe announces winners of 2015-2016 Safety Awards

October 26, 2016
Improving safety practices and achieving a safer working environment is a priority for all the EU starch producers. Starch Europe announces today the winners of this year’s safety awards.
Jamaica is expanding its potato programme to new areas

Jamaica is expanding its potato programme to new areas

October 25, 2016
The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries of Jamaica announced they will be expanding the Irish potato programme to new planting areas for the 2016/17 crop year.
Interpom | Primeurs trade show for Potato and Vegetable Industry fully booked.

Interpom | Primeurs trade show for Potato and Vegetable Industry fully booked.

October 24, 2016
INTERPOM | PRIMEURS, the leading indoor trade fair for the potato, vegetable and fruit sector in Europe, shows strong growth in 2016, featuring 310 exhibitors and all stand space fully booked.

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