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Francisco Moya

Francisco Moya, presidente de CNIPT: “Las necesidades de patata en el mundo son muy altas”

May 08, 2023
Hombre de consensos, firme defensor y creyente de las actuaciones a nivel de conjunto, Moya tomó el relevo de la presidencia del CNIPT a finales de 2022.
P.E.I. potato farmers were forced to destroy much of their crop following a ban on exports to the United States last year after potato wart was found in two fields. (Courtesy: Kirk Pennell/CBC)

Georgia imported more seed potatoes

May 04, 2023
EastFruit reviewed trade data of Georgia (country) for seed potatoes. In Georgia many farmers have switched to onions for the new season as in the last season the onions from the June harvest were more profitable than the potatoes from the same period.
A quality mark for potato seeds in India

A quality mark for seed potatoes in India

May 01, 2023
After extensive deliberations with different stakeholders including government officials, Haryana State Seed Certification Agency (HSSCA), and seed producers, the Government of Haryana with support from the CIP team launched the Har Aloo potato seed quality certification system.
Minister tells Thomson Seed Potato Exports to Northern Ireland to resume in autumn

Seed Potato Exports from Scotland to Northern Ireland said to resume in autumn

April 26, 2023
Gordon MP Richard Thomson has been advised by DEFRA that new requirements which will allow quality Scottish seed potatoes back into their Northern Irish markets are expected to be in place for autumn this year.
Potato Field

Breakthrough in fight against devastating potato disease

April 25, 2023
Potato is the third most important food crop in the world after rice and wheat in terms of human consumption. But potato world production is threatened by potato late blight
INTA leads the genetic improvement of the potato crop

Argentina: El INTA lidera el mejoramiento genético del cultivo de papa

April 19, 2023
La Argentina es un centro de diversidad genética de papa. Crecen naturalmente numerosas especies silvestres y nativas que crean un gran acervo genético para la búsqueda de fuentes de tolerancias a diversos factores que le son adversos a la papa cultivada.
Kees visited Raphael Scerri in Malta.

New potatoes in short supply, so Maltese potatoes most welcome

April 11, 2023
The Dutch company Altena Potatoes received its first full truckloads of Santé potatoes.
Mitolo Family Farms enters into strategic partnership with Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan

Canadian pension fund acquires majority stake in Mitolo Family Farms, Australia's largest potato supplier

April 11, 2023
Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board, a Canadian pension fund, acquires the majority stake in Mitolo Family Farms, the largest potato grower and packer in Australia.
Aaldrik Venhuizen and Cato Gaaikema

HZPC works with growers to future-proof seed potato cultivation

April 10, 2023
Growers learn best from other growers. This has been proven by the future-proof seed potato cultivation project, an initiative to examine upcoming changes in potato cultivation with a group of growers.
Heath Webber, Chief Financial Officer at Black Gold Farms as

Black Gold Farms welcomes Heath Webber to lead financial team

April 06, 2023
Heath Webber, CPA, joins Black Gold Farms as Chief Financial Officer. Webber has more than 30 years of finance experience and a combined ten years in the CFO role.


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