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Planting Late? AHDB Potatoes offers guidance to make
The weather has not been kind to potato growers in the United Kingdom. AHDB potatoes offers some helpful tips and guidance to make it a successful potato growing season nevertheless.
UPEI Precision Agriculture Project focused on Potato Inputs gets boosted by NSERC contribution
A five year research project to develop precision agriculture ('smart') technologies for the use of inputs in potato farming at the University of Prince Edward Island's School of Sustainable Design Engineering received support from NSERC
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Potato Blight Trends in Europe: EuroBlight 2017 Results
The EuroBlight project is examining the ongoing evolution of the potato late blight pathogen (Phytophthora infestans). In 2017, almost 1500 samples from 16 countries in Europe were genotyped. The results indicate that new clones continue to spread.
Saturday, April 14, 2018
Equipment Upgrade Potato Packing Plant Patates Dolbec in Quebec receives government support
Potato packing company Patates Dolbec Inc. in Quebec just completed an expansion and modernization project supported by the Canadian Government.
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Fight over water in Klamath Basin affects potato growers
Farmers, fish advocates, tribes and government officials are headed to federal court in California on Wednesday (today) to argue who will get water — and when — in the Klamath Basin.
Latest ever planting of early potatoes in Northern Ireland due to poor weather
This year has seen the latest ever planting of early potatoes in Northern Ireland as farmers battle poor weather conditions, according to industry leaders.
Potato Research Centre Cambodia identifies best locations for potato cultivation
In Cambodia, researchers at the Potato Research Centre at the Royal University of Agriculture announced last week that five provinces and the capital itself will become the country's hub for potato growing after successful tests of a range of potato varieties were recently finished.
Potato Growers South Florida enjoy a good start of the season
The South Florida potato harvest season has started well, with a good healthy crop taking shape. It has been underway for just over a month and despite cooler weather at the start of the year, South Florida crops escaped any major frost damage.