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Europatat provides an update about potato research project 'ADAPT'
May 07, 2021
Europatat is part of an international consortium involved in the research project ADAPT which aims at developing new strategies to make potatoes fit for the challenging growing conditions of the future.
Blight studies reveal evolution of potato disease in Europe and Asia
May 03, 2021
Plant scientists at the James Hutton Institute are studying the evolution of late blight in potato by working with industry and research partners to track the distribution and diversity of dominant clones in Europe in 2020
Georgia Seed Potato Model Farm Officially Open
May 01, 2021
Dignitaries, researchers, and private sector representatives gathered this week in southwestern Georgia to celebrate the opening of a potato seed model farm.
AHDB coordinates potato sprout suppression position paper
April 23, 2021
The British potato industry remains in a state of great uncertainty and at significant risk of crop wastage and economic failure as a result of minimal progress on the availability of suitable sprout suppression chemistry.
Local mayor kicks off potato planting season for PotatoEurope 2021
April 19, 2021
On the third Thursday of April, the first potatoes for the PotatoEurope harvesting demonstrations were planted under ideal weather conditions. By pressing the start button, acting mayor of Noordoostpolder Jan Westmaas sent autonomous implement carrier Robotti on its way to plant the first potato.
PMA and United Fresh to Hold Member Vote over merger
April 16, 2021
The Boards of Directors of the Produce Marketing Association (PMA) and United Fresh Produce Association (United Fresh) will each host a member vote seeking consent in support of the resolution to combine and form a new association serving the global produce and floral industry.
Avanza un Ensayo de Papa Semilla en Altura en San Juan, Argentina
April 12, 2021
Desde el INTA se están desarrollando una serie de ensayos para la producción de papa semilla. Los mismos se llevan a cabo en Jáchal, Iglesia, Calingasta y en Rama Caída en Mendoza.
SNAC Members Vote to Extend All Officer Terms by One Year
April 12, 2021
Board Chairman Rob Sarlls and Associate Executive Council (AEC) President David Read Reelected Along with Fellow Officers and AEC Members.
Idaho Potato Commission President and CEO, Frank Muir Retires After 18 Years of Service
April 10, 2021
Eighteen years ago, the Idaho® potato industry was in crisis. Consumers were shunning potatoes due to the rising popularity of low-carb diets, the new consumer focus on buying local (locavore movement) was beginning to expand across the country and the Idaho® potato farm gate revenue was declining.
PEI Potato Board Presents 2021 Potato Industry Recognition Awards
April 07, 2021
Three awards were presented to well deserving industry members at the Prince Edward Island Potato Board’s monthly meeting in March 2021. In addition, the award winners will be recognized at the PEI Board Annual Banquet in 2022.