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Breeding

April 13, 2023 | News

Potato cooperative Agrico celebrates 50th anniversary

On April 2nd it was exactly fifty years ago that Dutch potato cooperative Agrico was founded. To celebrate this anniversary, the company will organize various events for growers, members, buyers and employees throughout the year. During these festivities, the company will reflect on the theme ‘With heart and soil. Committed to the next generation’, in…

March 21, 2023 | Articles

HZPC wants to waste no time

During the 2022 HZPC Potato Days, the trading house organised a webinar on the challenges in the field of food security and sustainability, now and in the future. And how the potato sector can make an important contribution to this, because according to the company, there is no time to lose.

March 21, 2023 | Articles

Agrico Research is expanding its area of trial fields

Agrico Research has recently purchased additional land for the expansion of its activities. Thanks to acquiring an additional 31 hectares of land, Agrico’s own breeding and research station in Bant has more trial field space at its disposal for research purposes and for developing new potato varieties.

March 21, 2023 | Articles

High demand for low-input varieties

To inform visitors about the field of participants at the international Potato Variety Days 2022 in Emmeloord and its surrounding area, PotatoWorld magazine prepared a useful e-book in advance. The editors asked all those who downloaded the free digital book what topics they find most important when it comes to breeding the potato varieties of…

February 03, 2023 | News

Solynta and FreshCrop sign hybrid potato collaboration agreement in Kenya

The Dutch company Solynta and the Kenyan seedpotato company FreshCrop team up to facilitate future introduction of clean potato starting material in Kenya through hybrid true potato seed. The goals is to end to the shortage of clean starting material in the region.

November 01, 2022 | News

Agrico highlights varieties Palace and Levante in run-up to Potato Variety Days 2022

For this year’s edition of the annual Potato Variety Days, Agrico’s spotlight varieties are Palace and Levante.

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