U.S. potato breeding research funding hits historic high

Potato Breeding

The U.S. funding for potato breeding research hit the highest level in history, the National Potato Council (NPC) reports.

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Dutch Potato Business School trains representatives of Cuban potato sector

Cuban potato growers and other representatives of the Cuban potato sector were recently trained at the Potato Business School of the Agro-Food Cluster in Emmeloord.
Image: LAN Mexico

Cuban potato growers and other representatives of the Cuban potato sector were recently trained at the Potato Business School of the Agro-Food Cluster in Emmeloord.

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Harvesting crop insight tool ready for international potato exhibitions

Potato harvesting crop insight tool

UK based machine-learning driven crop insights tool HarvestEye is taking to the European stage.

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SIMA puts European farming practices in spotlight with Farming Awards

SIMA Farming Awards.

The international exhibition of solutions and technologies for high-performance and sustainable agriculture (SIMA) is launching its SIMA Farming Awards.

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Fewer potatoes produced in Belgium in 2021

Potatoes Belgium

The total area of potatoes in Belgium decreased by 7,418 hectares in 2021, the Belgian statistical office Statbel reports.

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John Griffin new President of the World Potato Congress

World Potato Congress President / Vice-President
From left to right: John Griffin, Romain Cools, Peter VanderZaag.

The World Potato Congress (WPC) Inc. has recently presented John Griffin as its new President and CEO.

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PotatoEurope 2022 ticket sales launched

PotatoEurope 2022 exhibition organizer DLG reports that the ticket shop for the event is now open.

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LC Packaging aims to contribute to a world without waste

LC Packaging
There are seven printing machines in the Dutch branch of LC Packaging.

With its newly launched 2030 Ambition, global packaging manufacturer and distributor LC Packaging commits to embracing the elimination of waste into its core business.

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Tigran Richter elected new president of Europatat

Europatat president Tigran Richter.

Tigran Richter has been elected as the new president of the European Potato Trade Association Europatat, the association recently announced.

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FAO distributes seed potatoes in Ukraine

FAO seed potato distribution Ukraine
Seed potato distribution in Dnipropetrovska oblast, Ukraine. ©FAO/Oleksandr Mliekov

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) recently distributed seed potato kits to 17,740 households across ten of Ukraine’s oblasts.

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