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Waitrose Signs Up To the Robust Potato Pledge for Organic Potatoes

Waitrose Signs Up To the Robust Potato Pledge for Organic Potatoes

October 19, 2021
Waitrose and Partners is set to be the first major retailer to sign up to The UK Robust Potato Pledge, which will see the group move away from the use of copper-based fungicides on organic fresh potatoes in order to combat late blight Phytophthora.
It's shaping up to be a banner year for Aroostook County (Maine) potatoes

It's shaping up to be a banner year for Aroostook County (Maine) potatoes

October 19, 2021
Don Flannery, president of the Maine Potato Board, is not calling it a record year — yet. But with over 80 percent of this season’s potatoes out of the ground, the longtime industry expert said yields are shaping up to be above average.
National Potato Council Announces New Event: The NPC Washington Summit

National Potato Council Announces New Event: The NPC Washington Summit

October 19, 2021
United States potato growers and industry partners from around the country are invited to the nation’s capital for the new NPC Washington Summit
CIP technicians harvest Matilde potatoes

The Future of Food is Wild: The story behind the CIP-Matilde potato variety

October 14, 2021
Climate change is making it harder for farmers to grow enough food to feed their families. A new potato variety called CIP-Matilde, developed by the International Potato Center (CIP) with support from the Crop Trust.
Tasteful Selections named in Inc. Magazines Annual List of Americas Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000

Tasteful Selections named in Inc. Magazines Annual List of Americas Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000

October 14, 2021
Inc. magazine revealed that Tasteful Selections® ranked No. 3644 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies.
Interpom 2021: Let’s reconnect the potato chain!

Interpom 2021: Lets reconnect the potato chain!

October 14, 2021
After more than 2 years, the first major international meeting platform for the potato chain will finally see the light of day: on Sunday 28, 29, and 30 November 2021, INTERPOM will be opening its doors in Kortrijk Xpo. At last, the potato professionals will be able to meet each other again!
Ireland has its first dedicated potato supplier to chippers

Ireland has its first dedicated potato supplier to chippers

October 12, 2021
Meadowfresh Foods in Tallow, Co. Waterford and O'Shea Farms/Iverk Produce, based in Piltown, Co. Kilkenny, have joined forces to become Ireland’s first dedicated fresh chipping potato packer and distributor.
World Potato Congress Inc. Webinar - November 11, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.

WPC Webinar: Basics of irrigation for processing potatoes and irrigation scheduling

October 12, 2021
World Potato Congress Inc. Webinar - November 11, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time with Netafim's Yechiam Gets, Crop Model Agronomist Presenting 'Basics of irrigation for processing potatoes and irrigation scheduling.'

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