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Not enough support for European ban on potato sprout inhibitor Chlorpropham (CIPC)
Last Friday, the European Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed, mostly referred to as ScoPAFF voted an a proposal to ban Chlorpropham (or CIPC), widely used in the potato industry as sprout inhibitor during potato storage.
Monday, February 25, 2019
AHDB Potato Specialist Mike Storey to retire
After some 36 years with AHDB and its predecessor organisations, Potato Specialist Mike Storey is going to retire at Christmas. His colleague Adrian Cunnington looks back...
Chinese scientists prevent potato sprouting with hydrophobic nano silicsa
Chinese scientists have developed a new method to prevents the sprouting of potatoes: Hydrophobic nano silica
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Never Store Seed Potatoes in CIPC treated Storages, warns McCain Storage Export John Walsh
During the International Potato Technology Expo on Prince Edward Island (PEI) in Canada, John Walsh, Associate Principal Scientist, Potato Storage at McCain Foods, warned farmers for the effects of low levels of CIPC on seed potato performance.
Potato tuber with extensive blight infection
The potato harvest in the United Kingdom was mostly without drama. Hopefully this doesn't change during the storage season. But watch the changes in the CIPC regulation.
Potato Expo 2018 will feature live streaming Potato TV 'The Eye'
Potato Expo 2018 announces live streaming Potato TV throughout the event. Voting for the presentations on the Innovation Hub 'Main Stage' is now open.
Saturday, September 23, 2017
Potato Europe 2017 welcomed 10,000 visitors on Thursday, despite the weather.
Despite the cancellation of the first day of Potato Europe (Wednesday) and the less then perfect weather on Thursday, the 270 exhibitors were able to welcome around 10,000 visitors, just on the Thursday
Last chance to cast your vote for the Potato Europe 2017 Innovation Award
Check out the five products nominated for the Potato Europe 2017 Innovation Award. Until Monday September 11, noon, you can still vote for your favorite!