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National Potato Council Releases New Logo

National Potato Council Releases New Logo Reflecting its Mission of ‘Standing Up for Potatoes on Capitol Hill’

December 22, 2022
In only the third time in its 74-year history, the National Potato Council released a new logo that better reflects its public policy focus and roots in Washington, D.C.
 Farmers visit the demonstration plots at Okara for ware potato crop to learn about best practices to maximise yields

Improving potato production in Punjab, Pakistan

December 22, 2022
The 'Capacity building of small-scale potato growers in Punjab, Pakistan' project – led by CABI and funded by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) – is already ‘sowing the seeds’ of success.
Lobster shells and soil

University of Maine researchers are testing lobster shells to thwart potato soil pathogens

December 22, 2022
Scientists at the University of Maine are evaluating if lobster shells can cultivate beneficial microbial communities that ward off soil borne potato pathogens.
Patatas Meléndez opens the doors of its new factory to farmers

Patatas Meléndez abre a los agricultores las puertas de su nueva fábrica

December 20, 2022
La compañía patatera ha querido mostrar la nueva fábrica que entrará en funcionamiento a principios del próximo año.
Biotech-Potato Harvest at the CFT site in Kuru, near Jos. (courtesy: AATF)

Nigeria harvests first batch of biotech-potatoes

December 20, 2022
Elder Isaiah Buwah is growing potatoes for forty years in the Plateau State, North Central Nigeria. Having seen the impact from late blight first hand, he truly enjoyed the harvest of the first batch of - resistant - biotech potatoes.
Haith Water Treatment System

Haith to showcase its latest innovations at Potato Expo 2023

December 20, 2022
The UK's leading vegetable handling equipment manufacturer will be showcasing two washing and grading innovations at Potato Expo next month in Colorado, US.
The absence of potato chips from shelves may force a rethink of Christmas plans.

Australian supermarket Coles introduces purchase limit on frozen potato chips (French Fries) due to shortage

December 20, 2022
Australian supermarket Coles introduces purchase limit on frozen potato chips (French Fries) due to shortage
Jan van Hoogen, general director of Agrico

Potato cooperative Agrico realizes record sales in an improving market

December 20, 2022
Potato Cooperative Agrico held its annual central members’ meeting, during which the financial statements of 2021/2022 were explained, and the members looked ahead to the new harvest year.
NEIKER transfiere sus patatas Edurne y Beltza, a UDAPA

Spain: NEIKER transfers its potatoes, ‘Edurne’ and ‘Beltza’, to the cooperative UDAPA

December 19, 2022
The technology center and the cooperative UDAPA sign an agreement for the transfer of both potato varieties obtained by NEIKER. The alliance is based on the planting, production and commercialisation of these tubers by the cooperative from Alava, and will be in force until 2032.
Potato cultivation in Panama

Tierras Altas, Panamá: Resultados alentadores en cultivo de papa

December 18, 2022
Tras pruebas en la Estación Experimental del IDIAP en Tierras Altas y fincas de productores colaboradores, hay resultados alentadores en el cultivo de papa.

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