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April 03, 2024 | Articles

WIFO takes over planting machinery division of Cramer and Koning and joins APH Group

WIFO Anema from Ferwert, Holland agreed to take over the planting machinery divisions of both Cramer GmbH from Leer, Germany as well as the potato and onion planting division of the company Machinefabriek NP Koning BV (Koningsplanter) from Alkmaar, Holland. This causes WIFO to become a full liner in potato and onion planting equipment.

April 03, 2024 | Articles

Official start Dutch 2g@there program GITAH in Argentina

From March 15th till 18th the yearly potato show “Fiesta de la Papa” was held in the town Otamendi in the south-east of Argentina. During this exhibition the GITAH project was launched. GITAH stands for “Grupo de Intercambio Technologico Argentino – Holandes”. This Dutch 2g@there project was initiated by Farm Frites and supported by the…

April 03, 2024 | Articles

RUCIP 2012 in force

The international RUCIP Rules and Practices (RUCIP Rules and Practices with accompanying Rules for Expert Assessment and for Arbitration) have been drastically amended. The new RUCIP 2012 came into force on 1 March 2012. As from this date, the rules and practices are applicable on the basis of transactions concluded in accordance with RUCIP.

March 27, 2024 | News

The National Potato Program and its Contribution to Potato Industry Advancement in China

The World Potato Congress Inc. is pleased to present the Webinar: The National Potato Program and its Contribution to Potato Industry Advancement in China” by Jin Liping, April 3, 2024 at 8:00 am Eastern Standard Time (USA/Canada).

March 25, 2024 | Articles

New Restrain generators

As of recently, Restrain has marketed the third generation of equipment for sprout inhibition using ethylene. ‘The new generators are a bit smaller and lighter than the older models, which make them more suitable for use’, according to Dirk Garos.

March 25, 2024 | Articles

New panelling for potato stores

Coillte Panel Products is introducing a new type of wall covering for potato stores. This product, which is called SmartPly, has a one-sided finish with a high quality coating. This means that dirt and sources of infection won’t be able to settle in the material.

March 25, 2024 | Articles

Patent and breeders’ rights take a step forward

Recently, a big step forward was made to change the imbalance in the patent and breeders’ rights, according to breeders’ organisation Plantum in Gouda. This is partly thanks to Carlo Trojan, chairman of the breeders’ rights committee and former secretary-general of the European Commission.

March 19, 2024 | Articles

European Potato Trade in 2030: a sector in transition

Europatat is glad to announce its annual Congress that will take place in Brussels on 23 & 24 May 2024. The event will count with the presence of author, futurologist, business philosopher and keynote speaker Rik Vera who will give an inspirational keynote speech during Friday’s public session.

March 19, 2024 | Articles

WUR launches major nematodes research project

Climate change and genetic selection have brought root-knot nematodes further north in Europe and made cyst nematodes more difficult to control. To get a clear picture of the proliferation of novel nematode species and populations and to find appropriate and sustainable solutions to these problems, Wageningen University & Research (WUR) is launching a major research…

February 28, 2024 | News

DLG launches new event: Potato Days UK 2024

The new event Potato Days UK wants to meet the needs of the UK‘s potato value chain for practical information about potato production and processing. The innovation platform is celebrating its premiere on 4-5 September, 2024 in Nocton, Lincolnshire, UK.

With its new event Potato Days UK, the DLG (German Agricultural Society) is bringing to…

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