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The global corona crisis is causing a lot of unrest and major concerns in society this year.

Precision agriculture is a farming management concept based on observing, measuring and responding to inter and intra-field variability in crops.

In the spring of 2017, Potato Cooperative Nedato in the village of Oud-Beijerland announced a change of strategy.

Some people like it, others can’t bear to think about it. I’m not talking about Brexit, but about offal.

A few years ago, I was one of the speakers at a seminar in the UK under the title “Storage 2020”. At that time, the main objective was to reduce CIPC inputs and avoid MRL exceedances.

A greenhouse full of jars with a potential new potato variety in each jar, it’s always an impressive sight.

On 20 January, the deed of incorporation of the potato branch organisation Belpotato.be was signed in Huldenberg, Belgium.

Sitting at a table piled high with files in his office at the Ministry in Warsaw, the Polish Minister of Agriculture and Development of the rural environment

Manter, manufacturer of weighing and packaging machines in Emmen, has acquired an interest in the palletiser producer of Solidtec in Dronten.

Looking back on my two years in the seed potato sector, with considerable experience in related sectors such as crop protection and fertilisers, I’ve noticed that the potato sector is rather self-contained and inward looking. You can view this in different ways.

Key Technology acquired Herbert Solutions. This acquisition strengthens the global company’s portfolio of machine solutions for potatoes and vegetables.

Researchers from Wageningen University & Research (WUR) and the Solynta company have published the most complete genome sequence for potatoes ever.

Product marketing, new varieties, sustainable packaging and innovative techniques were the focus of attention this year at the international Fruit Logistica trade fair in Berlin.

Growers in the five key western European potato countries are expected to increase their plantings this year, which raises the risk of over-production if growing conditions are good, writes Cedric Porter

The disappearance of Chlorpropham (CIPC) as a sprout inhibitor in European storage facilities means that growers not only have to look for an alternative product, but it is also necessary to thoroughly clean the storehouses in which the product has been used.

To the question ‘what is the most important focus in your breeding work at the moment’, we received a wide range of answers from the participating breeding and trading companies present at the annual variety presentation days in Emmeloord and its immediate surroundings.

The American Kinsey-Albrecht soil health programme has focused on a comprehensive soil analysis ever since 1973.

Despite the fact that Norway is only a trading country for European potato traders under special conditions, the European potato trade organisation Europatat organised its annual conference in this vast country.

Regardless of how the Brexit negotiations of recent years ended, the British potato sector remains undaunted.

This year, the Ministry of Agriculture in Poland has passed legislation to further professionalise Polish potato cultivation.

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