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Time for the Tlingit Potato

Time for the Tlingit Potato

January 19, 2021
Genetically distinct from its European counterparts, this coastal Alaska potato predates modern taste for russets and Yukon Golds.
Dr. Peter VanderZaag, a potato farmer in Canada

Webinar: 'Aeroponics for Nuclear Seed Potato Production: History, Status and Challenges'

January 19, 2021
The World Potato Congress is extremely pleased to present its next webinar on Thursday, February 18, 2021, with Dr. Peter VanderZaag, a potato farmer in Canada and due to COVID-19, now an armchair consultant involved with numerous potato projects in Asia and Africa.
October – December retail potato sales in the US show continued growth

Record Retail Potato Sales in the United States continues in Q4

January 10, 2021
Record potato retail sales continued from October to December 2020, the second quarter of Potatoes USA’s marketing year 2021. All three months saw an increase in both dollar and volume sales, with the largest growth in December.
Idaho Potato Conference goes virtual this year

Idaho Potato Conference goes virtual this year

January 10, 2021
Given the unusual times of a global pandemic, the Idaho Potato Conference shifted from the annual in-person conference held in Pocatello to three days of virtual presentations.
Following an unprecedented year, Tasteful Selections takes the time to enjoy the little things

Following an unprecedented year, Tasteful Selections takes the time to enjoy the little things

January 08, 2021
Tasteful Selections begins new campaign to celebrate the little joys in the New Year.
Potato LEAF Reaches $2 Million Founders Society Goal

Potato LEAF Reaches $2 Million Founders Society Goal

January 05, 2021
Foundation announces virtual Institute Alumni Summit, July 13-15
El agricultor Peter Imle intenta reducir a la mitad su cantidad de cromosomas para abrir el camino a muchas nuevas variedades con características más útiles

El hombre que intenta llevar el cultivo de la patata al siglo XXI

January 04, 2021
El agricultor Peter Imle intenta reducir a la mitad su cantidad de cromosomas para abrir el camino a muchas nuevas variedades con características más útiles.
Sensor can help save 500 million gallons of water and 250,000 gallons of gasoline across 10,000 acres of farmland

Soiltech has expanded the functionality of its soil moisture sensor with temperature, humidity, location and impacts

December 30, 2020
Enabled by AT&T’s nationwide, highly secure LTE-M cellular network, the Soiltech Sensor precisely records and transmits data for soil moisture, temperature, humidity, location and impacts that may create bruising while crops are being grown, transported, and stored.
How Colorado Potato Beetles Beat Pesticides

How Colorado Potato Beetles Beat Pesticides

December 29, 2020
Native to the Rocky Mountains, the Colorado potato beetle has now spread to many parts of the world and quickly overcoming almost every pesticide thrown in its way. A new UVM study sheds light on how these insects become resistant so fast.
Chemical composition of wild potato relative contributes to its resistance to pathogen

Chemical composition of wild potato relative contributes to its resistance to pathogen

December 29, 2020
In a recent study published in the MPMI journal, scientists from CSU revealed that metabolites from S. chacoense contribute to disease resistance by altering the pathogenic behavior of Pectobacterium brasiliense, rather than inhibiting its growth or killing it.

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