It's shaping up to be a banner year for Aroostook County (Maine) potatoes
October 19, 2021
Don Flannery, president of the Maine Potato Board, is not calling it a record year — yet. But with over 80 percent of this season’s potatoes out of the ground, the longtime industry expert said yields are shaping up to be above average.
The Future of Food is Wild: The story behind the CIP-Matilde potato variety
October 14, 2021
Climate change is making it harder for farmers to grow enough food to feed their families. A new potato variety called CIP-Matilde, developed by the International Potato Center (CIP) with support from the Crop Trust.
Technico introduces a new early maturing red skin potato variety: Red Candy
August 20, 2021
Red Candy, a new potato variety launched by Technico Agri Sciences Ltd, combines early bulking with better storability. This addresses the key concerns of potato growers in e.g. in Bihar and Northern parts of West Bengal.
Potato Farmers in Rwanda help validate and disseminate new varieties
August 02, 2021
The triadic comparisons of technologies – or tricot – approach is being used in a citizen-science project funded by the CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas (RTB) to identify and scale up best cassava and potato varieties in Rwanda.
'Amber Delight' : An Early Bulking Variety Bringing Prosperity to Table Potato Farmers in India
July 28, 2021
Technico Agricultural Sciences Limited (TASL), India has been carrying out extensive varietal evaluation trials under its Varietal Advancement program across the potato producing states in the country.