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Third detection of potato wart 'no surprise', say P.E.I. Potato Board and CFIA

Third detection of potato wart 'no surprise', say P.E.I. Potato Board and CFIA

March 14, 2022
The P.E.I. Potato Board said it is 'no surprise' that there has been a third detection of potato wart, this one found in soil samples taken in October 2021.
30 years of Europlant Pflanzenzucht GmbH

Seed potato company Europlant Pflanzenzucht GmbH celebrates its 30th anniversary

March 13, 2022
In 2022 the Lueneburg-based seed potato company Europlant Pflanzenzucht GmbH celebrates its 30th anniversary.
Grimme UK potato specialist to chair AEA's technical committee

Grimme UK potato specialist to chair AEA's technical committee

March 13, 2022
One of Grimme UK's product specialists has taken on the chairmanship of the Agricultural Engineers Association's (AEA) Technical Committee.
Don’t forget the spray tank management basics.

Do not forget the spray tank management basics

March 13, 2022
Looking ahead to spring spraying, growers are being reminded not to be complacent when it comes to tank mixing and sprayer hygiene, ahead of making applications.
This article was originally sent via email from CEO Chris Kempczinski to McDonald’s employees and franchisees.

McDonald's To Temporarily Close Restaurants & Pause Operations in Russia

March 08, 2022
Earlier today, McDonald's CEO Chris Kempczinski announced in an email to staff and franchisees that McDonald's will temporarily close its restaurants and pause operations in Russia.
Atzmona Potatoes Production Ltd

Atzmona: challenging events are impacting potato export from Israel this season

March 08, 2022
Harsh weather conditions during last summer and suboptimal harvest conditions leads to uncertain potato quality and an earlier-than-usual demand for imported potatoes.
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Paper made from banana waste prevents potato cyst nematode damage

Paper made from banana waste prevents potato cyst nematode damage

March 08, 2022
With potato production in East Africa under increasing threat from the invasive and highly destructive potato cyst nematode (PCN) pest, an organic technology developed from banana plant waste material may well be the ultimate rescue.
USDA appoints new board members for Potatoes USA

USDA appoints new board members for Potatoes USA

March 05, 2022
The United States Department of Agriculture appointed 33 new or returning members to serve three-year terms on the National Potato Promotion Board, Dba Potatoes USA. The new members will be sworn in at the organization’s Annual Meeting in March.
Johann Kraut Farming Operation invests in TOMRA 3A optical sorter to ensure top quality potatoes for french fries

Johann Kraut Farming Operation invests in TOMRA 3A optical sorter to ensure top quality potatoes for french fries

March 03, 2022
German business Johann Kraut Landwirtschaft is a real potato specialist: the family-run 90-hectare (220-acre) at Bergkirchen, Bavaria, is now in the third generation and has been growing Potatoes for more than 50 years.
EUPPA Sustainability map: sustainable agriculture initiatives

European potato processors put sustainability at centre stage

March 03, 2022
The European Potato Processors’ Association (EUPPA) released a special report highlighting progress made in recent years by the sector across key areas of environmental sustainability and corporate social responsibility.

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