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Gowan acquires late blight, rhizoctonia protection agents from Bayer
Gowan Crop Protection Limited, an affiliate of Gowan Co. LLC., has entered into agreements with Bayer AG to acquire rights to the active ingredients fenamidone and pencycuron.
Potato Industry to be Highlighted at Charlottetown Trade Event & Conference Next Month
The International Potato Technology Expo and conference returns to the Eastlink Centre in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island next month, February 21 & 22. The event welcomes those who grow and package potatoes...
Thursday, January 16, 2020
NPC Launches New 'Eye on Potatoes' Podcast
Kicking off the 12th annual Potato Expo, held Jan 14-15 in Las Vegas, the National Potato Council announced the launch of its new podcast, 'Eye on Potatoes'. The podcast in available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts.
In Ireland, 5% of the potatoes is still to be dug.
The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) estimates that 5% of the potato crop across the country remains in the ground. That said some farmers have a lot more acres remaining than others, depending on the weather they were greeted with in the past few months.
Mahi Pono to start commercial potato production on Maui, Hawaii after successful test crop
Mahi Pono is planning to start commercial potato production on Maui, Hawaii after successful test crop. The company donated nearly 30,000 pounds of red, white and yellow potatoes of their test crop to local food banks.
Record-Breaking 2019 for Scotts Precision Manufacturing
One of Britain's leading designers and manufacturers of vegetable harvesting machinery has reported a record number of sales in 2019. Scotts Precision Manufacturing sold 70 Evolution separators last year, 20 more than its previous high.
Luz verde para levantar la prohibición de plantar patata en siete concellos.
La Xunta de Galicia y el Ministerio de Agricultura, Pesca y Alimentación acordaron ayer el levantamiento de la prohibición de plantar patata en siete de los 14 concellos de las comarcas de Ferrol, Eume y Ortegal afectados por la polilla guatemalteca...
Grant of new US patent for Hybrid True Potato Seed development
Solynta today announced the grant of U.S. Patent Serial No. 10,524,436 entitled ‘Hybrid Potato Breeding’. The patent claims Solynta’s methods of producing potato inbreds and hybrids that are propagated from true seed.