Chinese scientists prevent potato sprouting with hydrophobic nano silicsa
July 11, 2018
Chinese scientists have developed a new method to prevents the sprouting of potatoes: Hydrophobic nano silica
Never Store Seed Potatoes in CIPC treated Storages, warns McCain Storage Export John Walsh
March 04, 2018
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
October 26, 2017
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'
September 23, 2017
Potato Expo 2018 announces live streaming Potato TV throughout the event. Voting for the presentations on the Innovation Hub 'Main Stage' is now open.
Potato Europe 2017 welcomed 10,000 visitors on Thursday, despite the weather.
September 15, 2017
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
September 08, 2017
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!
PotatoEurope 2017 turns things around for easier access and more space
March 08, 2017
Anyone travelling to PotatoEurope in Emmeloord by car on 13 and 14 September 2017 will have much more convenient access to the event than in previous years.
Final countdown to make potato stores in the UK are CIPC compliant
February 13, 2017
Time is rapidly running out to make sure potato stores in the United Kingdom comply with new rules on using chlorpropham (CIPC), which require the sprout suppressant to be applied using “active recirculation” at new lower rates.
UK Research project to tackle uneven airflow in potato storages
August 22, 2015
A new two year research project will harness the latest aeronautic industry technology to develop testing tools that will help crop store owners to optimise the efficiency of their premises.
Nora Olsen, Professor and Extension Potato Specialist at the University of Idaho
December 02, 2014
The lastest focus on Potato webcast provides an update on Potato Sprout Control, by Nora Olsen, Professor and Extension Potato Specialist at the University of Idaho