Call on governments to support the adoption of ePhyto to facilitate international agricultural trade
September 09, 2020
The Industry Advisory Group (IAG) of the IPPC ePhyto Solution calls on governments to support the adoption of ePhyto to facilitate international agricultural trade, which would be crucial in safeguarding global food security beyond the Covid-19 recovery period.
La Rioja estudia ayudas al sector de la patata, entre ellas una línea para inversión en maquinaria agrícola
September 07, 2020
La consejera de Agricultura, Ganadería, Mundo Rural, Territorio y Población, Eva Hita; la directora general de Agricultura y Ganadería, María Jesús Miñana y la directora general de Desarrollo Rural y Reto Demográfico, Nuria Bazo, se han reunido en la Cooperativa de Rioja Alta en Santo Domingo de la Calzada con su presidente, Emilio García, y su Consejo rector para analizar la campaña de la patata y la situación del sector en La Rioja.
Across China: Hi-tech Potato Industry Boosts Poverty Alleviation
August 19, 2020
The potato industry in Ulanqab, dubbed the 'potato city' of China, has become one of the main industries to help farmers shake off poverty.
Tomra Food Publishes New E-Book For Potato Fresh Packers
July 15, 2020
Free, downloadable publication by TOMRA Food for Potato Fresh Packers addresses challenges intensified by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Low-tech tool helps fight potato late blight
June 29, 2020
The International Potato Center (CIP), in partnership with research and development institutions in Ecuador and Peru, has developed a low-tech tool to help farmers optimize fungicide's use.
España: Autorizan el Etoprofos 10% para el gusano del alambre también en Andalucía
June 08, 2020
La Dirección General de Sanidad de la Producción Agraria del Ministerio de Agricultura ha autorizado provisionalmente el uso y la comercialización de productos fitosanitarios formulados a base de Etoprofos 10% [GR] P/P contra el gusano de alambre (Agriotes sp.) en el cultivo de la patata en Andalucía.
Wageningen University & Research (WUR) studies wild potatoes for new pest-free potato varieties
May 14, 2020
Wageningen University & Research (WUR) is to study wild potato varieties for resistance to a wide range of potato-diseases and plagues. This broad approach should yield breeding material that can be used to develop disease-free potato varieties.
Potato brown rot bacteria found in Michigan greenhouse
April 27, 2020
The United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed the detection of Ralstonia solanacearum race 3 biovar 2 (RSr3b2) in a single variety of geranium plants located in a Michigan greenhouse.
La Municipalidad Ortigueira de la provicia española A Coruña, pide a la Xunta poder plantar patatas tras el confinamiento
April 13, 2020
El Ayuntamiento de la Municipalidad Ortigueira de la provicia española A Coruña, ha solicitado a la Xunta que excluya al municipio como zona infestada por la plaga de la colza guatemalteca.
EAPR2020 postponed to fall
March 31, 2020
Due to a coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the 21st EAPR Triennial Conference has been moved to fall. The new Conference date is November 2-6, 2020. Therefore, all key dates have also changed.
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