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World Potato Congress Inc. Webinar - November 11, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.

WPC Webinar: Basics of irrigation for processing potatoes and irrigation scheduling

October 12, 2021
World Potato Congress Inc. Webinar - November 11, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time with Netafim's Yechiam Gets, Crop Model Agronomist Presenting 'Basics of irrigation for processing potatoes and irrigation scheduling.'
Vegetable and Potato Processing Research center VEG-i-TEC opens its doors

Vegetable and Potato Processing Research center VEG-i-TEC opens its doors

October 07, 2021
A lot of water, energy and nutrition is lost during the processing of vegetables and potatoes. Scientists from Ghent University, together with partners Flanders' FOOD, Howest, VITO and Vlakwa, are therefore reviewing the processing process from A to Z in the VEG-i-TEC research center.
WPC 2022 Call for Abstracts.

World Potato Congress 2022 (WPC2022) Call for Abstracts

October 06, 2021
The call for abstract submission for WPC 2022 is now open and authors are encouraged to submit their abstract online for consideration. Deadline for Oral Submissions: 30th November 2021. Deadline for Poster Submission: 15th February 2022.
North Dakota State University (NDSU) Extension soil science specialist Dave Franzen examines soybeans in a field.

Fertilizer Prices for 2022 Crop Will Be Near or Above Historic Highs

October 05, 2021
North Dakota State University (NDSU) Extension specialist shares tips for improving profitability during times of high fertilizer prices.
American Frozen Food Institute and IRI Partner to Drive Growth for Frozen Food Manufacturers and Retailers

American Frozen Food Institute and IRI Partner to Drive Growth for Frozen Food Manufacturers and Retailers

October 03, 2021
The American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) and IRI® announced a new partnership to provide AFFI members with complimentary access to IRI data on frozen food performance in real-time.
New Potato Variety Will Help Age-Old Crop Prosper Beyond the 21st Century

New Potato Variety Will Help Age-Old Crop Prosper Beyond the 21st Century

October 03, 2021
Tubers have battled various scourges for about 10,000 years, as well as an unpredictable climate that can cause unseasonable frost damage to crops every year.
A total of 86 percent of Canadians believe food prices are higher than 6 months ago.

Agri‑Food Analytics Lab: COVID‑19 Food Price Inflation in Canada

September 30, 2021
More than 2 Canadians in 5 have changed their behavior to save money at the grocery store compared to 2020. Food inflation has been a source of concern for many Canadian consumers for a while in Canada.
RevolutionaryRNA-based biopesticide technology delivers 98% mortality of Colorado potato beetle in independent test

Revolutionary RNA-based biopesticide technology delivers 98% mortality of Colorado potato beetle in independent test

September 30, 2021
Renaissance BioScience Corp., a leading global bioengineering company, is pleased to announce that an independent test of its environmentally safe, RNA-based biopesticide technology was conducted on Colorado potato beetle
Is this the reason for our unhealthy eating?

Is this the reason for our unhealthy eating?

September 28, 2021
An increasing number of people in the western world are overweight. Why? Scientists have been seeking an answer to this question for some time now. Researcher Rachelle de Vries sheds (quite) some light: we may be pre-programmed.
Monitoring improves potato tuber moth control

Monitoring improves potato tuber moth control

September 23, 2021
Potato tuber moth can be a potato producer’s nightmare. Fortunately, InteliGro’s extremely effective monitoring system not only help to control this pest successfully but allows producers to manage risks and reduce input costs over time.

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