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After decades of absence, genetically engineered potatoes will return to Canada
Since Monsanto took their genetically modified Newleaf /Naturemark potatoes of the market in 2001, no GM potatoes have been grown commercially in Canada. But Simplot's Innate potatoes are going to change that in 2017.
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Belgapom: Belgian Potato Processing Sector sets multiple records in 2016
According to the data of Belgapom, the Potato Processing Industry in Belgium last year not only set a record for the amount of potatoes processed, but also a record for investments in the sector, with over 300 million euro (325 million USD) invested.
The Big Idaho® Potato Truck is back on the road for its 6th national tour
The Big Idaho® Potato Truck is back on America's highways promoting Idaho's most famous agricultural product, the Idaho® potato.
US government approved 3 more Simplot GMO potato types for cultivation and sale
The US federal government has given the final OK to three more types of potatoes genetically engineered by Boise’s J.R. Simplot Co. to resist Phytophthora - the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine.
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.
WatchITgrow: Belgium launches a country-wide geo-information system to strengthen the Potato (processing) industry
WatchITgrow is a new geo-information platform developed for the potato sector in Belgium with the purpose to better estimate and increase the potato yield in a sustainable way.
Saturday, March 18, 2017
La superficie sembrada con papa en Buenos Aires se redujo en 1.000 hectáreas
Así lo expresó César Rebella, ingeniero del Instituto de Clima y Suelo del INTA Castelar, en la 40ª Fiesta Provincial de la Papa en Comandante Nicanor Otamendi.
Saturday, March 18, 2017
First Jersey Royals arrive in the United Kingdom
Early Potatoes: The much prized Jersey Royals hit the market for the first time this week, just slightly later than the first crop last year.