Codex Alimentarius approves global trade standard for ware potatoes proposed by India
October 12, 2019
Draft quality standards for ware potatoes proposed to the Codex Alimentarius Commission by India during its recent meeting in Mexico, were approved and will apply to global trade in potatoes
US Potato Growers Asked To Watch For Tuber Moth As Harvest Approaches
October 08, 2019
Its harvest time for many in the potato industry, and those not quite to that point, harvest will be here before you know it. Washington State University’s Tim Waters said growers need to continue to watch for pests.
La producción de papas no es la misma en Salcedo
October 02, 2019
Desde el 2018 el Ministerio de Agricultura y ganadería alertó a los productores sobre la llegada al país de la plaga de la punta morada la que tomó por sorpresa a muchos ya que no habían escuchado sobre esta y por ende no sabían como manejarla.
NPC scholarship goes to Wisconsin student studying silver scurf disease
September 20, 2019
The National Potato Council (NPC) has named University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate student Sofia Giron the winner of its annual $10,000 scholarship. Giron is a fourth-year grad student studying plant pathology.
El «brexit» augura un futuro desconocido para los profesionales de las patatas
September 18, 2019
El alcalde de Coristanco, Juan Carlos García dio ayer inicio a la Festa da Pataca de Coristanco, que arrancó de la mejor de las maneras posibles: con una jornada técnica sobre el producto característico del municipio, muy beneficiosa para los productores.
Made for sorting potatoes by the grower: the new TOMRA 3A improves on the FPS
September 06, 2019
TOMRA Sorting Food has introduced the TOMRA 3A sensor-based sorting machine for freshly harvested root crops, offering potato growers unrivalled sorting capabilities, dependability, and affordability.
El Principado, dispuesto a levantar la prohibición de plantar patatas, tras el control de la plaga
August 28, 2019
Las restricciones de plantación de patata por la plaga de la polilla parece que tocan a su fin. Si no hay cambios, se podrían levantar las restricciones por la plaga de la patata para recoger cosecha el próximo año.
New potato variety Lea is suitable for both conventional and organic farming
August 26, 2019
The Solana Group's stand at last year's Potato Europe at Gut Bockerode, Germany, Breeder and seed supplier Solana GmbH & Co. will use the upcoming potato fairs to introduce a total of three new table potatoes.
Potato mop-top virus response closes out
August 16, 2019
A joint Biosecurity New Zealand and Potatoes New Zealand response to the crop disease potato mop-top virus (PMTV) is being closed out, with industry taking the lead on long-term management.
Late blight detected in central Wisconsin, southern Washington
August 13, 2019
Late blight has been confirmed in a potato field in central Wisconsin.
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