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July 30, 2021 | News

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.

July 23, 2021 | News

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.

July 16, 2021 | News

‘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.

July 02, 2021 | News

Associations emphasize EU need for innovation in potato breeding

Four associations have co-signed a joint statement on New Genomic Techniques in potato breeding.

June 25, 2021 | News

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.

June 10, 2021 | News

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.

June 04, 2021 | News

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.

May 27, 2021 | News

Virtual Europatat Congress open to the whole potato sector, free of charge

Registrations for the upcoming annual Europatat Congress on June 10th are open.

May 20, 2021 | News

Breeding companies combine strengths for hybrid breeding in starch potato production

Solynta and Averis recently announced they will be working together on the hybrid breeding of starch potato varieties.

May 13, 2021 | News

European Association for Potato Research (EAPR) conference postponed to 2022

The 21st Triennial Conference of the European Association for Potato Research (EAPR) has been postponed to July 4-8, 2022.

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