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Perú es el primer productor de papa en Latinoamérica
Así lo anunció el Director General Agrícola del Ministerio de Agriculturai, Ángel Manero, y agregó que 'cada peruano consume 85 kilos al año'.
Monday, May 22, 2017
Doomsday? Svalbard Seed Vault flooded, threatened by Climate Change
Recent flooding of the global seed vault in Svalbard caused a stir, since it was designed to last forever. Luckily all seeds (including several thousand potato seeds) are OK, but already adaptations to the vault may be needed to deal with climate change.
The National Potato Council (NPC) applauds today's official US kick-off to renegotiate NAFTA
The National Potato Council (NPC) applauded the Trump Administration’s announcement today to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
New Equipment adds flexibility to packaging operation PEI potato exporter
New packaging equipment at a Prince Edward Island Potato Packer, purchased with a loan from ACOA (the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency), is expected to help the company reach new customers.
Panamá empieza a producir su propia semilla de papa
Con la aplicación de técnicas avanzadas en los laboratorios del Instituto de Investigación Agropecuaria de Panamá (Idiap) se logró producir semilla de papa nacional, la cual se llevó a los productores de Tierras Altas y se obtuvo la primera cosecha comercial de papa.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Great Britain potato stocks at similar level as last year.
Great Britain grower-held potato stock levels at the end of March 2017 were at 1Mt, around the same volume as the end-March 2016 and 300Kt less than the end-March 2015 according to an AHDB estimate.
Value HZPC certificates again increases by the maximum amount
The value of the certificate of share of HZPC Holding B.V., the world leader in potato breeding and seed potato trade, is determined on € 165.65 at the bi-annual stock trading day. This means again a maximum increase of the value of 10% and it brings the market value to € 129.8 million.
Genetically engineered potatoes approved for Maine
With little fanfare, the Maine Board of Pesticides Control unanimously approved on Friday morning the registration of three new types of genetically engineered potatoes that have been developed by Simplot Plant Sciences.