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Potato retail sales in the United States on the rise: dollar sales increase 17.2% in Q4 2022

February 02, 2023
Potato retail sales in the United States increased in dollar value by 17.2% but decreased in volume sales by -1.3% from October – December 2022 compared to the same timeframe a year ago.
Dr. Bourlaye Fofana oversees plant growth in the Harrington Research Farm greenhouse on PEI.

Selenium: a booster shot for late blight prevention in potatoes

February 02, 2023
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) scientists have discovered that selenium, a micronutrient and anti-oxidant activates genes in potatoes that boosts the plant's immunity and helps in the prevention of late blight.
Cosecha de papa en Honduras

Honduras: Cosecha de papa mueve la economía en Intibucá

February 01, 2023
El cultivo de papa mueve la economía en sectores de Intibucá, con alta generación de empleos y el aporte hacia la seguridad alimentaria, destacaron productores de la zona.
Agri-Tech innovator unveils new iteration of crop insights tool

Harvesteye shows latest version of its potato monitoring tool for harvesters and sorters at Fruit Logistica

February 01, 2023
HarvestEye is set to launch the newest version of its industry leading machine-learning driven root crops insights tool at Fruit Logistica, the world’s largest fresh produce trade fair.
Potatoes on hand

Greenvale teams up with Trinity AgTech to boost sustainability and carbon credentials for potato growers

February 01, 2023
Leading UK potato supplier Greenvale AP Ltd has partnered with Trinity AgTech to roll out Trinity’s natural capital navigator, Sandy, to farms across the country, supporting them in credibly and confidently analysing and reaching their environmental targets.
Potatoes and Pests – Actionable Science Against Nematodes (nicknamed PAPAS)

USDA SCRI funds new research: potatoes and pests – actionable science against nematodes

February 01, 2023
USDA’s Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI) recently announced funding (USD 6.8M) for Potatoes and Pests – Actionable Science Against Nematodes (nicknamed PAPAS).
Produccion de Papa en Colombia

Así puede prevenir la enfermedad de la punta morada de la papa en sus cultivos

January 31, 2023
En Colombia se siembran aproximadamente 130.000 hectáreas de papa y se producen cerca de 2,8 millones de toneladas al año. Sus cultivos se encuentran principalmente en zona fría entre 2.200 a 3.200 metros sobre el nivel del mar.
Firma de convenio con Yara para el uso de fertilizantes verdes

Firma de convenio con Yara para el uso de fertilizantes verdes

January 30, 2023
El Parque Papas firmó con la empresa Noruega Yara, líder mundial en producción de fertilizantes minerales, un acuerdo comercial para el suministro de fertilizantes verdes.
Fresh potatoes

NEPG provides an update on the potato situation in France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany: more potatoes needed!

January 30, 2023
The North-western European Potato Growers (NEPG) report on the potato market in the NEPG zone (France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany)
Exterior - Mario Tenuta and students

University of Manitoba potato storage facilities get an upgrade as governments invest

January 29, 2023
The governments of Canada and Manitoba are investing CAD 98,970 (USD 74,193) through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP) to upgrade the University of Manitoba's Horticulture Storage Facility so it can conduct innovative potato research

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