Potato LEAF Announces New ‘Leadership in the Field’ Program
January 10, 2024

Potato LEAF Announces New 'Leadership in the Field' Program

The Potato Leadership, Education, and Advancement Foundation (Potato LEAF) is excited to announce a new program, "Leadership in the Field: From Battlefield to Potato Field," held July 15-18, 2024, at the Gettysburg National Military Park in Gettysburg, Pa.
VAM watertech
January 10, 2024

VAM WaterTech at Potato Expo 2024

VAM WaterTech is one of the few Dutch companies that will participate in the Potato Expo 2024 in Austin, Texas.
Cayó granizo en la localidad de Azucena.
January 10, 2024

Argentina: Granizo afecta cultivos de papa

Granizo en el sudeste de Buenos Aires afecta cultivos de papa. Se mantiene alerta meteorológica para esta semana.
FAO: cifras actualizadas del cultivo de papa en el mundo
January 10, 2024

FAO: cifras actualizadas del cultivo de papa en el mundo

FAOSTAT actualiza su base de datos con cifras sobre la producción de papa en el mundo al 2022.
PRESQUE ISLE, Maine -- January 4, 2023 -- Mario Andrade, assistant professor of potato breeding and genetics at the University of Maine in Orono, stands in a potato field at the Aroostook Farm in Presque Isle during the September 2022 harvest. Andrade too
January 10, 2024

New head of breeding program wants to save Maine potatoes from climate change

DNA science is gaining ground in agriculture, and researchers are using it to develop potatoes that will thrive in Maine’s changing climate.
NEM-EMERGE Overall Objective
January 10, 2024

Plant-parasitic nematodes on the rise: WUR launches major research project

Climate change and genetic selection have brought root-knot nematodes further north in Europe and made cyst nematodes more difficult to control.
Local. El ayudante en uno de los locales, especializado en la salchipapa y papipollo, fríe la papa. (Cortesía: Amelia Andrade)
January 08, 2024

Ecuador: aumentan los precios debido a baja en la oferta

Aumentan los precios de la papa en Ecuador debido a baja oferta. Sector gastronómico se ve especialmente afectado.
Argentina: bajan los precios tras aumento en la oferta
January 08, 2024

Argentina: bajan los precios tras aumento en la oferta

En Argentina bajan los precios de la papa producto de la cosecha en las regiones centrales del país.
Alberta lead Canada in potato production last year. This year's potato yield totals are even higher in the province, according to the Potato Growers of Alberta. (Courtesy: CBC)
January 08, 2024

Potato production in Alberta, Canada sees rapid growth

Potato farmers in the province enjoyed a strong harvest in 2023, after back-to-back, record-breaking production years, according to the Potato Growers of Alberta.
NAV: Contract prices for consumption potatoes must increase 10% in 2024
January 08, 2024

Dutch farmers organisation (NAV): Contract prices for potatoes must increase by 10 percent

The Dutch Farmers Organisation (NAV) has again calculated the expected cost price of consumption potatoes for the coming season. The cost shows a slight increase compared to expected cost price for the 2023 harvest.
State Agri dept begins potato cultivation at North Bengal Univ
January 08, 2024

West Bengal has started potato multiplication using Apical Rooted Cutting at University of North Bengal

The Agriculture department of Government of West Bengal has started potato cultivation with Apical Rooted Cutting (ARC) process at the Centre of Floriculture and Agri-Business Management (COFAM) department of the University of North Bengal in Siliguri.
Jornada Técnica De La Patata + Espacio Expositivo De Maquinaria Y Servicios
January 08, 2024

España: jornada técnica reúne al sector patatero el 26 de Enero en Valladolid

Jornada técnica de la revista Campo, este 26 de enero, reúne por duodécima vez al sector patatero español.
Reduced nitrogen fertilization: Potato varieties react differently
January 08, 2024

Potato varieties react differently to reduced nitrogen fertilization: thesis

The German Potato Industry Association (DKHV) honored Christin Meyer's thesis on nitrogen fertilization of (starch) potatoes, research carried out at the University of Göttingen.
UNIKA/DKHV technical committees visit AgriSens DEMMIN 4.0 at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (Courtesy: UNIKA/DKHV)
January 08, 2024

Practice meets science - UNIKA/DKHV technology committees visit the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg

The Technology Commission of the UNIKA and the Technology Committee of the German Potato Trade Association served as discussion partners and sources of inspiration. V. (DKHV) was invited to the geoecology working group at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) in December.
Farmers will use special rigs to help train the robot AI
January 07, 2024

Farmers are being called on to help train robots to spot slugs and the damage they cause to arable crops.

The ground-breaking trial, set to start in the spring, will equip the 'Slug Sleuths' with special rigs designed to improve the complex machine-learning algorithms used to identify the slimy pests.
FAO Food Price index eased substantially in 2023
January 06, 2024

FAO Food Price index eased substantially in 2023

The FAO Food Price Index* (FFPI) stood at 118.5 points in December 2023, down 1.8 points (1.5 percent) from its November level, as decreases in the price indices for sugar, vegetable oils and meat more than offset increases in dairy products and cereals.
España: Islas Canarias promueve un plan para reformar el sector productivo
January 05, 2024

España: Islas Canarias promueve un plan para reformar el sector productivo

El gobierno de Tenerife, España, promueve un plan para reformar el sector productivo y aumentar su competitividad.
España: aumentan los precios en el norte debido a una oferta limitada
January 05, 2024

España: aumentan los precios en el norte debido a una oferta limitada

Aumentan los precios en el norte de España debido a una reducción en la oferta producto de los problemas meteorológicos en Europa.

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