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New Potato Varieties

Pinto Gold: a new Gourmet Potato Variety released by UMaine
The University of Maine has released a new gourmet potato variety, Pinto Gold.
Proposed Rule to modify local Marketing Order to impact US potato imports
USDA-AMS has proposed a rule to revise the classifications that determine the size requirements for potatoes grown in Idaho and Malheur County, Oregon. The proposal would also apply to all import of long type potatoes.
Potato Cooperative Agrico inaugurates its expanded greenhouse facilities
Potato Cooperative Agrico inaugurated its new greenhouse complex at the Agrico Research breeding station last Friday. This was followed by an Open Day on Saturday April 7 at the research station.
Tanzania Sets Record in Potato Research, to Release Improved Varieties
Tanzania has excelled in experimental trials of high yielding and disease resistant potato varieties under a climate smart agriculture programme aimed to improve food security.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Tobias Mette appointed Head of Sales at Solana Group
The Solana Group - a German-based potato breeder and producer of seed potatoes - has strengthened its management team by appointing Tobias Mette in a newly created position, head of sales.
Monday, February 19, 2018
Potato Cooperative Agrico celebrates the start of the construction of its 'Quality Centre'
Potato cooperative Agrico has celebrated the start of the construction work of its 'Quality Centre' to monitor the quality and vitality of its potato varieties.
Saturday, February 17, 2018
New potato varieties could improve taste of French fries
Potato growers and industry members gathered in Fredericton for the Potato Selection Release Open House on Wednesday to learn what new varieties are available for trial that could improve yields and taste – including the varieties used to make French fries.
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Agrico presents ‘the next generation of potatoes’ at Fruit Logistica  in Berlin
Agrico presented its new generation varieties with high resistance to late blight (Phytophthora Infestans) at this international fair. During a reception on the first day of the fair, General Manager Jan van Hoogen explained the meaning of these new varieties.
Sunday, February 11, 2018