News on Potato Cultivation
Crop.zone breaks ground in Canada, set to showcase revolutionary herbicide at Potato Europe 2023
September 05, 2023Crop.zone, a pioneering agtech company, just announced the successful launch of its revolutionary hybrid herbicide technology in Canada.
Colombia already has a potato production management plan for the next 20 years
September 05, 2023The Minister of Agriculture, Jhenifer Mojica, led this Friday the National Potato Council, a space in which the Productive Management Plan was made official with the purpose of benefiting nearly 100,000 peasants and producers
Dewulf to present new potato planter at Potato Europe 2023: Certa 40 Integral
August 27, 2023In keeping with the four-yearly tradition, one of the potato sector's most important trade fairs, Potato Europe, will soon again be held in Kain (Doornik), Belgium. Among a range of innovations Dewulf will present at Potato Europe 2023, the main eye catcher will be an entirely new cup planter, named Certa 40 Integral.
From ocean to potato fields: Seaweed biostimulant Algifol to make waves at British Potato Show
August 16, 2023A biostimulant brand that is increasingly popular with potato growers will make its debut at this year’s British Potato show in Harrogate. Algifol, which is a seaweed-based biostimulant, will be on stand 123A in Hall 1 at the November event.
Increasing demand for potatoes from Kurdistan in Gulf countries
August 10, 2023Following a satisfactory experience with exporting potatoes to the United Arab Emirates in recent weeks, several other Gulf states are now lining up to buy the starchy vegetable produced from the farms of the Kurdistan Region
PotatoNext is the name of the new Agrico, Nedato and Leo de Kock cooperative focused on table potatoes
August 10, 2023Agrico, Nedato and Leo de Kock announced the name of the new, independent cooperative of common consumption potatoes: PotatoNext. This joint cooperative marks an important milestone in the potato industry and will be the result of a close collaboration between the three renowned companies.
Kenya leads Eastern Africa with release of climate-adaptive and nutritious purple-fleshed sweet potato variety
August 09, 2023The International Potato Center (CIP) has collaborated with Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO) to release the KC Sweet Purple variety of sweet potato in an effort to tackle ongoing climate challenges facing farmers in Kenya.
Alsum Farms Begins Wisconsin Yellow Potato Harvest
August 03, 2023Wisconsin yellow potato harvest is underway at Alsum Farms in Arena, Wis. with the first potato loads being washed, graded and packed for fresh market delivery to distribution centers and retail grocers the first full week of August.
Starch manufacturer Royal Avebe awarded with a Gold medal for its Sustainability efforts
August 03, 2023Dutch Potato Starch cooperative Royal Avebe has been awarded a gold medal by Ecovadis, a global collaborative platform that helps companies assess sustainability performance throughout the supply chain.
Revolutionizing the Potato Industry: Unleashing the Power of Biotechnology
August 03, 2023The potato, a humble yet indispensable vegetable, holds a special place in the hearts of millions worldwide. As one of the most widely consumed staple crops, it plays a vital role in global food security