World Potato Congress calls for nominations for the Industry Award ceremony at their next conference in Dublin, Ireland
July 26, 2021
Romain Cools, President and CEO, World Potato Congress Inc., and Tamas Houlihan, Chairman, WPC Industry Awards Committee, are now requesting nominations for the 2022 World Potato Congress Industry Awards.
ADAPT project: farmer’s survey’s points out climate change as the biggest threat to potato production in Europe
July 15, 2021
Europatat is part of an international consortium involved in the research project ADAPT (“Accelerated Development of multiple-stress tolerAnt PoTato”), which aims at developing new strategies to make potatoes fit for the challenging growth conditions of the future.
Wageningen scientists discover how the potato blight pathogen penetrates the plant
July 04, 2021
Wageningen University & Research experts in plant pathology, cell biology and physics have found an answer to the question of how members of the Phytophthora genus mechanically gain entry through the protective layer on the leaves of crops.
Mathijs Peters New President of The European Snacks Association
July 01, 2021
Mathijs Peters, responsible for EU Corporate Affairs at PepsiCo was elected President of the European Snacks Association asbl (ESA) for a two-year term. He succeeds Dr. Rolf Nilges, Intersnack’s Director of Research & Development and External Affairs.
Research: Resilience and innovation in the agricultural sector in Europe
June 22, 2021
Wageningen University & Research has conducted research into the resilience of the agricultural sector. How do farmers keep in step with their environment? Examples include the changing weather conditions, climate change and government policy.