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CIP technicians harvest Matilde potatoes

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.
Tasteful Selections named in Inc. Magazines Annual List of Americas Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000

Tasteful Selections named in Inc. Magazines Annual List of Americas Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000

October 14, 2021
Inc. magazine revealed that Tasteful Selections® ranked No. 3644 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies.
Interpom 2021: Let’s reconnect the potato chain!

Interpom 2021: Lets reconnect the potato chain!

October 14, 2021
After more than 2 years, the first major international meeting platform for the potato chain will finally see the light of day: on Sunday 28, 29, and 30 November 2021, INTERPOM will be opening its doors in Kortrijk Xpo. At last, the potato professionals will be able to meet each other again!
World Potato Congress Inc. Webinar - November 11, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.

WPC Webinar: Basics of irrigation for processing potatoes and irrigation scheduling

October 12, 2021
World Potato Congress Inc. Webinar - November 11, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time with Netafim's Yechiam Gets, Crop Model Agronomist Presenting 'Basics of irrigation for processing potatoes and irrigation scheduling.'
HZPC reports on positives after challenging corona year

Seed potato company HZPC reports on positives after challenging COVID-19 year

October 12, 2021
Seed Potato company HZPC realized that the financial year 2020/2021 would be difficult. Last year, the potato distributor was operating in a global economic recession.
David Newton - Timac technical manager

As fertilizer prices hike, it's a good time to consider biostimulants to make expensive fertiliser stretch as far as possible

October 07, 2021
England: Big role for biostimulants in fertiliser price hike. With the agricultural industry experiencing a 130 percent increase in fertiliser costs, farmers are being advised to look beyond nitrogen applications to get the most from their soils.
McCain Foods (GB) hires James Young as new Agriculture Director

McCain Foods (GB) hires James Young as new Agriculture Director

October 07, 2021
McCain, the UK’s No.1 frozen potato brand, has announced the appointment of James Young, who will be joining the UK senior leadership team as Agriculture Director.
WPC 2022 Call for Abstracts.

World Potato Congress 2022 (WPC2022) Call for Abstracts

October 06, 2021
The call for abstract submission for WPC 2022 is now open and authors are encouraged to submit their abstract online for consideration. Deadline for Oral Submissions: 30th November 2021. Deadline for Poster Submission: 15th February 2022.
Root Zero by Puffin Produce: UK's first carbon neutral potato

Root Zero by Puffin Produce: UK's first carbon neutral potato

October 06, 2021
The home of the much-loved Pembrokeshire potato has added a new iconic product to supermarket shelves with the launch of the UK's first carbon-neutral potato.
North Dakota State University (NDSU) Extension soil science specialist Dave Franzen examines soybeans in a field.

Fertilizer Prices for 2022 Crop Will Be Near or Above Historic Highs

October 05, 2021
North Dakota State University (NDSU) Extension specialist shares tips for improving profitability during times of high fertilizer prices.

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