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EU quiere apertura a sus exportaciones de papa a México
El valor de las exportaciones de papa estadounidense fue de 204 millones de dólares en el 2016; 37 millones correspondieron a México.
Thursday, July 13, 2017
This Dewulf potato harvester harvests Puikula near the Arctic Circle
A 22-year-old Dewulf R3000S 2-row, self-propelled potato harvester, harvests recently in the Finnish Lapland. The machine harvests 70 km south of the Arctic Circle and is the most northern Dewulf harvester in the world.
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Side Delights adds Organic Russet Single Wrapped, Microwaveable Potato to its Farmer’s Table Organic potato line up
Fresh Solutions Network announces the launch of its Side Delights® Farmer’s Table® Organic Russet single wrapped, microwaveable potato – a line extension to the Farmer’s Table Organic potato line up.
Chef RJ Harvey Joins Potatoes USA as Global Foodservice Marketing Manager
Chef RJ Harvey has joined Potatoes USA as the Global Foodservice Marketing Manager.
Japan's potato supply is recovering as production returns to normal
Japan's potato supply is rebounding -- with wholesale and retail prices falling -- thanks to solid shipments from secondary producing regions starting in the spring.
Boise Researchers plan to develop an 'extremely low cost' sensor to detect rot in potato storage
Research of Boise State University plan to develop a wireless sensor network that would be able to detect temperature, humidity levels, carbon dioxide and ammonia levels in real time, to help with early detection of rot in stored potatoes.
CRC develops new DNA methods to detect zebrachip bacteria in potato psyllids
Plant Biosecurity CRC scientists have identified stable regions in the genome of Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum (CLso), which causes the serious disease Zebra Chip in potato and tomato crops. This research will provide new diagnostics that will significantly reduce uncertainty in biosecurity assessments.
Thursday, July 6, 2017
Simplot wants to sell food products from GM Potatoes in Australia and New Zealand
JR Simplot has applied at FSANZ for approval to export genetically modified potato products into Australia and New Zealand. Unclear is what type of products this is about, but unprocessed potatoes can not be imported.