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When pests graze certain potatoes, yields double
When some Colombian potato varieties are lightly grazed by a pest, the plants respond by growing larger tubers, at times doubling their yields. Researchers see an opportunity and want to know more...
Termina el paro en Perú pero cuestionan la solución del Gobierno
Después que el Gobierno se comprometiera a adquirir el excedente de la producción, los productores de papa terminaron el paro iniciado 72 horas antes. Sin embargo, el Instituto Peruano de Economía y otros especialistas critican esta medida.
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Tasteful Selections highlights bite-sized potatoes in yearlong Fresh Campaign
Tasteful Selections™, a specialty potato brand from RPE Inc., proudly announces the launch of its yearlong Always Fresh campaign, with insights and inspiration revolving around healthy, nutritious recipes and kitchen tips for more confident meal preparation.
Europatat welcomes new Communication & Policy Advisor
Europatat welcomes its new Communication & Policy Advisor, Berta Redondo
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
North America's biggest Potato Industry event is happening this week in Orlando
This week more than 2,000 growers, suppliers, and experts will converge at the largest conference and trade show for the potato industry held in North America, Potato Expo 2018.
Romain Cools new President and CEO of  World Potato Congress (WPC) Inc
David Thompson steps down as President and CEO of the World Potato Congress Inc. and announces Romain Cools as new President and CEO.
Government Rwanda plans privatisation of Nyabihu Potato Processing Plant
The Government of Rwanda is in the process of privatising the Nyabihu District-based potato processing plant amid tight market and low production capacity, according to the The New Times.
Thursday, January 4, 2018
Farmers: Ammonia gas leak from cold storage destroys potato crop in 4 villages
An ammonia gas leak from a cold storage plant near Agra (UP, India) has caused damage to potato crops across four nearby villages, affecting some 500 farmers in the area.
Wednesday, January 3, 2018