Potato LEAF Awards 2022-23 Scholarship to Paige Hickman
August 14, 2022
The Potato Leadership, Education, and Advancement Foundation (Potato LEAF) awards its 2022-23 Academic Scholarship to Paige Hickman, a Ph.D. student at University of Idaho, studying plant-parasitic nematodes, insect pests, and diseases of potato.
Paraguay: Óptimos resultados en cultivo de papa en Tacuaras
August 13, 2022
Productores destacaron el buen rendimiento del cultivo de papa en Ñeembucú, se mostraron optimistas y dijeron que el clima ayudó para obtener buenos resultados. Indicaron que están incursionando en este rubro para poder mejorar la economía de los agricultores.
McDonald's Canada and McCain Foods establish a 'Future of Potato Farming Fund' (CAD 1 million) to help improve soil health through regenerative farming practices
August 11, 2022
McDonald's Canada and McCain Foods Limited announce the 'Future of Potato Farming Fund' by investing CAD 1million in education, demonstration, and cost-sharing grants to support potato farmers
Report: Sharp rise in input costs, increased holding levels impacting planted potato acreage in Canada
August 11, 2022
Earlier this month Statistics Canada released their first estimate of potato acreage in Canada as a result of data obtained from their survey of potato growers in Canada. The 2022 potato acreage is estimated at 385,128 acres.
NNZ and Fresh Solutions Network debut Amazables microwaveable potato
August 10, 2022
The Amazables! microwaveable potatoes were introduced by NNZ Inc. and Fresh Solutions Network/Basin Gold Cooperative at the International Fresh Produce Association’s Foodservice Conference on July 28-29 in Monterey, California.