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Aroostook County potato experts expect high quality crop in 2021

Aroostook County potato experts expect high quality crop in 2021

September 14, 2021
Aroostook County agricultural growers are predicting a higher quantity and quality of potato crop than was produced in 2020, due to the less severe weather this summer.
Heat, drought stress Red River Valley potato crop, resulting in quality, yield reduction of table stock

Heat, drought stress Red River Valley potato crop, resulting in quality, yield reduction of table stock

August 29, 2021
The toll that hot dry weather took on the Red River Valley 2021 potato crop won’t be visible until harvest begins in a few weeks, but it’s already clear it has affected yields and quality.
Identification of Elite Potato Clones with Resistance to Late Blight Through Participatory Varietal Selection in Peru

Identification of Elite Potato Clones with Resistance to Late Blight Through Participatory Varietal Selection in Peru

August 26, 2021
Potato is the most important crop in Peru and late blight is the main disease affecting the crop. However, new varieties that are resistant to late blight often lack other traits that farmers and consumers prefer.
New University of Maine research hub to focus on Potato Virus Y

New University of Maine research hub to focus on Potato Virus Y

August 22, 2021
Greater understanding of the biology of one of the most destructive plant viruses to potato crops will be the focus of a research hub at the University of Maine.
Los productores del Grupo de Transferencia Tecnológica GTT de Semilla de Papa de Los Muermos vuelven a reunirse en forma presencial

Los productores del Grupo de Transferencia Tecnológica GTT de Semilla de Papa de Los Muermos vuelven a reunirse en forma presencial

August 20, 2021
Los productores del Grupo de Transferencia Tecnológica GTT de Semilla de Papa de Los Muermos volvieron a reunirse en forma presencial luego de meses realizando sólo actividades virtuales.
CB-UdeC e Inia avanzan en solución a patología de la papa.

CB-UdeC e Inia avanzan en solución a patología de la papa

July 05, 2021
Sembrado mayormente por pequeños agricultores, es uno de los cultivos más relevantes en Chile y puede ser amenazado por una bacteria contra la que aún no hay nada efectivo para contrarrestar. Las pérdidas son de gran impacto social.
Colombia: El ICA lidera brigadas fitosanitarias para vigilar la punta morada de la papa en Nariño

Colombia: El Instituto Colombiano Agropecuario lidera brigadas fitosanitarias para vigilar la punta morada de la papa en Nariño

May 05, 2021
Funcionarios de la entidad recolectaron muestras fitopatológicas y entomológicas que son analizadas en Colombia e Italia.
Honduras: Establecen ensayo nacional de 36 clones de papa

Honduras: Establecen ensayo nacional de 36 clones de papa

May 04, 2021
Con la finalidad de encontrar nuevos materiales que se adapten a las zonas paperas de Honduras se establece un ensayo nacional de evaluación de 36 clones de papa.
Prince Edward Island Potato Board Launches Podcast: Spudchat

Prince Edward Island Potato Board Launches Podcast: Spudchat

April 27, 2021
The Prince Edward Island Potato Board is excited to share with potato farmers and industry partners the launch of a new podcast, Spudchat.
Big win for Alberta potato growers

Big win for Alberta potato growers

April 12, 2021
A team effort led to Alberta being declared Potato Cyst Nematode (PCN) free – improving trade prospects for producers.
P.E.I. seed potatoes cleared for export to U.S. after no more wart found

Prince Edward Island seed potatoes cleared for export to United States after no more potato wart found

March 26, 2021
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has lifted its voluntary suspension of export certification for P.E.I. seed potatoes, allowing trade to the United States to resume.
No more potato wart found in 2 P.E.I. fields

No more potato wart found in 2 P.E.I. fields

March 05, 2021
Seed potato exports from Prince Edward Island to the United States halted last fall now closer to resuming.

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