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Bejo introduces its first True Potato Seed variety, Oliver F1
Bejo has obtained breeder’s rights on its first True Potato Seed (TPS) variety. This new potato hybrid, Oliver F1, can be cultivated directly from botanical seed and, after transplanting, produces table potatoes in one season.
Prince Edward Island Potato Farmers: Almost time to plant!
Potato Farmers on Prince Edward Island, Canada are gearing up for another planting season.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Bejo lanza su primera variedad de semilla verdadera de patata
Bejo Ibérica S.L.U. ha obtenido los derechos de obtentor para la primera variedad de semilla verdadera de patata (TPS).
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
LaJoie and Davenport Appointed to Lead Potatoes USA Industry Outreach Committee
Jay LaJoie of Van Buren, Maine and Jason Davenport of Arvin, California were appointed to the Potatoes USA Executive Committee on March 16, 2017 and will co-chair the Industry Outreach Committee.
Local mayor gets potato planting underway for PotatoEurope 2017
The potatoes that will be used in the live demonstrations during the PotatoEurope trade show, which will take place on 13 and 14 September in Emmeloord, the Netherlands, have been planted.
Neonicotinoid insecticides losing efficiency in potato psyllid control
The potato industry may be losing a mainstay in the battle against psyllids, according to a recent Texas A&M AgriLife Research study.
St Elizabeth farmers (Jamaica) quadruple cultivation of Irish potatoes
Farmers in St Elizabeth, Jamaica, have increased cultivation of Irish potatoes more than four times over as the Government strives to meet the local demand of 15 million kilogrammes per year.
Mesh cover highly effective at keeping pests off potatoes, Lincoln University researchers find
In New Zealand, a team of Lincoln University researchers is impressed with the results from a trial of a mesh cover that is used to protect potato crops from insect pests.