New machine for sustainable pest control in potatoes: the Colorado Beetle Catcher
Two new prototypes of the Colorado Beetle Catcher, a new way of mechanical pest control, have been developed in 2021.(more…)
Mystery solved: ‘This is how potato blight pathogen penetrates plant’
Research results by Wageningen scientists open up new avenues for protecting crops more effectively, efficiently and sustainably against Phytophthora infestans.(more…)
‘Potato production per hectare decisive for 2021 harvest’
‘It is much more the production per hectare than the potato acreage that will be an important factor for the total 2021 harvest’, the North-western European Potato Growers (NEPG) states.(more…)
Associations emphasize EU need for innovation in potato breeding
Four associations have co-signed a joint statement on New Genomic Techniques in potato breeding.(more…)
First of its kind potato processing factory inaugurated in Iraq
The Dutch Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality recently reported on the inauguration of a potato processing factory in Iraq.
Crop optimization programme that benefits both Avebe and growers brings home Gold status
The members of Royal Avebe participating in the Optimeel growing programme have been awarded Gold status.
Collective ‘Miss Tata’ brand visible on Portuguese potato packaging for the first time
Portuguese Potato Association Porbatata recently launched their new ambassador Miss Tata’s first campaign to promote Portuguese potatoes.(more…)
Virtual Europatat Congress open to the whole potato sector, free of charge
Registrations for the upcoming annual Europatat Congress on June 10th are open.(more…)