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Europatat Conference on plant health and potato trade was, well... GREAT!
Last week on 15 & 16 June, the Europatat Congress 2017 took place. Feedback on the congress and side events has been extremely positive.
IPM approach seed potato growers Kangaroo Island hops to mainland Australia
Seed potato growers on Kangaroo Island - an island off the mainland of South Australia - are successfully adopting a new strategy to manage the aphids and thrips pestering their crops, taking on expert advice from agronomists and entomologists to adopt integrated pest management for these insect pests.
Potato Cyst Nematodes threaten crop in Kenya
A survey done in 20 counties in Kenya released earlier this month, shows that Potato Cyst Nematode infestation has reached 80 to 100 per cent in some of the potato growing areas.
Good News for Potato Chip Lovers in Japan
Calbee, Inc. the largest potato chip manufacturer in Japan, had some good news for Potato Chip Lovers in the country: it will resume sales of three brands of potato chips it suspended in April because of the potato shortage.
Monday, June 19, 2017
Potato Expo 2018 Now Accepting Submissions For Sessions And Panels
The new Potato Expo Innovation Hub is now open and accepting abstract submissions for the Potato Expo 2018, the largest convention and trade show for the potato industry in North America.
HZPC´s uitbetalingsprijs overstijgt verwachtingen
HZPC Holland bv heeft de definitieve uitbetalingsprijs voor zijn Nederlandse pootaardappel-pool over Oogst 2016 vastgesteld op € 34,40 per 100 kilo.
Quebec eyes seed potato export to Latin America and Caribbean
A couple of seed potato companies from Quebec, together with the Centre de Recherche Les Buissons (CRLB) have started an initiative to export high quality seed potatoes to Latin America and the Caribbean.
After surviving Mars conditions, Potatoes will be grown on the Moon
As part of their Lunar exploration in 2018, Chinese scientists will take an 18x16 cm cylinder to the surface of the moon and see if potato seeds can grow there in this containerized mini-ecosystem (Courtesy: 163.com)
Thursday, June 15, 2017