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Discovery of Potato Psyllids in Western Australia a serious blow to the industry
Potato producers in south-west Western Australia say the detection of the potato psyllid (Bactericera cockerelli) is a "serious blow" to their industry. The detection of the psyllid may put national and international exports in jeopardy.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
PotatoEurope 2017 – Precision farming in practice
With seven months still to go, 50 percent of the exhibition space at PotatoEurope 2017 – the trade show dedicated to the entire potato chain – has already been sold. The theme of this year’s edition – ‘Potatoes feed & meet the world’ – is linked to the potato’s huge potential to feed the world’s growing population.
Final countdown to make potato stores in the UK are CIPC compliant
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.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada: Our potato varieties have something for everyone
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) annually releases 10-15 potato selections. To show these to the Canadian industry, AAFC will hold a Potato Release Open House on February 15, 2017, simultaneously in Fredericton, NB; Guelph, ON; and Lethbridge, AB.
Saturday, February 11, 2017
A growing Agrico highlights its added value for customers at Fruit Logistica
Agrico exhibited at Fruit Logistica in Berlin from Wednesday 8 to Friday 10 February 2017. During this leading international trade fair, Agrico demonstrated its growing range of varieties.
Friday, February 10, 2017
It's potato planting time in North Florida
It’s potato planting time in North Florida. St. Johns County is one of the counties in Northern Florida well known for its potato production with the town of Hastings being the center of it.
Aardappeltelers voorzien het komende seizoen een tekort aan pootgoed
Volgens bronnen binnen de NEPG (North-Western European Potato Growers) zou de eerder verwachte areaaluitbreiding, als gevolg van een tekort aan pootgoed, minder zijn dan eerder verwacht.
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Pepsico sees opportunities for potato cultivation in Myanmar
PepsiCo identified Myanmar as a potential hub for growing potatoes, thanks to its rich, fertile lands and favorable climate.
Tuesday, February 7, 2017