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Chemical manufacturing plant to keep potatoes from sprouting could go in Ascension

1,4GROUP - a manufacturer of sprout inhibitor for potatoes - considers building a new plant in Louisiana

July 24, 2021
The 1,4GROUP - an Idaho based manufacturer of sprout inhibitor for potatoes - is considering building a $35 million chemical processing plant in Ascension Parish, Louisiana.
Agronomist Daniel Caldiz new Restrain consultant in Latin America

Agronomist Daniel Caldiz new Restrain consultant in Latin America

May 23, 2021
Restrain, the well-known manufacturer of anti-sprouting systems for potatoes is expanding its business in Latin America. Since April 1, the company has been receiving assistance on the continent itself.
Estimate of Canadian Potato Production December 4, 2020

2020 Potato Production in Canada: a slight drop overall, but huge changes by province

December 14, 2020
Potato Production in Canada for the year 2020, is estimated at 104,203,000 hundredweight. This is down 1.4 million hundredweight or 1.3 percent below de production in 2019.
Canadian Potato Crop and Harvest Update October 26, 2020

Canadian Potato Crop and Harvest Update October 26, 2020

October 27, 2020
Potato harvest in Canada is complete in most provinces with the exception of Quebec, according to this final crop report of the season prepared by the United Potato Growers of Canada
Jason will lead the company’s three global locations

Jason Davis Promoted to Vice President of Vanmark

October 21, 2020
Vanmark, an industrial potato and produce processing equipment manufacturer, announces the promotion of Jason Davis to Vice President.
Canadian Potato Crop and Harvest Update September 18, 2020

Canadian Potato Crop and Harvest Update September 18, 2020

September 22, 2020
As the first day of fall arrives, the potato crop in Canada is in varying stages of growth and/or harvest. The United Potato Growers of Canada provide an update.
Important Potato Diseases and Tips to Manage them in Storage

Potato Diseases and Tips to Manage them in Storage

September 18, 2020
A key requirement for a longtime potato storage is that the storage conditions match the needs and end use of the crop. These requirements of can be assessed before harvest by doing several test digs which allow to determine the distribution and level of tuber infection.
Potato Field in Bloom in British Columbia

Canadian Potato Crop Update August 20, 2020

August 20, 2020
Right now, parts of Eastern Canada are facing moderate to severe drought conditions. Rainfall is critical for this crop. In Western Canada, the crop is running behind schedule as processors push to get new crop harvest underway. Prairie yields currently look average at best.
Ventilation and Cooling project in Pennsylvania

Potato Ventilation and Cooling project in Pennsylvania

June 12, 2020
For more than 8 generations the Sterman Masser family has been running their business they started in central Pennsylvania in 1754.
Wada Farms sees some of the best quality Colorado potatoes ever

Wada Farms sees some of the best quality Colorado potatoes ever

February 13, 2020
Five months into the shipping season, Michele Peterson, who heads the Colorado sales office of Idaho Falls-based Wada Farms Marketing Group, was seeing the quality of the 2019 potato harvest in Colorado’s San Luis Valley measure up to her expectations.
Potato Industry to be Highlighted at Charlottetown Trade Event & Conference Next Month

Potato Industry to be Highlighted at Charlottetown Trade Event & Conference Next Month

January 16, 2020
The International Potato Technology Expo and conference returns to the Eastlink Centre in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island next month, February 21 & 22. The event welcomes those who grow and package potatoes...

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