May 13, 2019
The Europatat 2019 Congress, co-organised by the Norwegian Association of Fruit and Vegetable Wholesalers (NFGF) and Europatat, will take place in Oslo (Norway) from 12 to 14 June 2019. Under the slogan 'The timeless potato: A dynamic and innovative food'
Europatat Congress 2019 - Main speakers confirmed!
May 19, 2017
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.
Doomsday? Svalbard Seed Vault flooded, threatened by Climate Change
August 30, 2015
Last thursday, the head of the United Nations agriculture agency, together with scientists and delegations from Peru, Costa Rica and Norway witnessed a ceremony during which potato seeds were deposited in the Svalbart Arctic seed vault.
Potato Seeds deposited in Svalbard Arctic Seed Vault in an International Ceremony
September 19, 2012
In Norway potato yields for 2012 are expected to be lower. The predictions are based on the potato yields from 90 different fields in the 7 most important potato districts in Norway and include a range of varieties. The potato yield predictions for 20...