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Zambian farmer alleges market is flooded by cheap potato imports from South Africa

A commercial farmer has called on the Zambian government to protect potato growers from cheap imports from South Africa. Stuart Cooke, who is managing director of Chartonel Farms in ...
6/25/2017

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UK: Hot potatoes under Alternaria attack

Heat stress under record seasonal high early summer temperatures could trigger increased risk of an initial Alternaria attack in potato crops. Plants suffering from lack of moisture ...
6/25/2017

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Packaging and processing specialist tna opens office in Japan

tna, supplier of food processing and packaging solutions, continues to grow its global footprint with the opening of a new Japan office and the launch of a brand new Japanese website. ...
6/25/2017

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New publication: Essential guide for potato store owners on CIPC application practices

The Potato Industry CIPC Stewardship Group in the UK recently published a new factsheet entitled ?CIPC Application: A store owner?s guide. Essential information for making potato stores ...
6/25/2017

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Why is Bob Dylan?s face now on Chinese potato crisp bags?

News spreads fast on the Internet, and word about what appears to be Chinese potato crisp packets sporting Bob Dylan?s face could not have spread faster. Many denizens of the Internet ...
6/25/2017

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Researchers engineer heat tolerance in potato crops

Scientists at the James Hutton Institute and the University of St. Andrews have developed a technique to ?engineer? heat tolerance in potato crops, potentially providing potato breeders ...
6/25/2017

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Australia: New techniques catch potato pests on the hop on Kangaroo Island

Seed potato growers on Kangaroo Island are adopting a new strategy to manage the aphids and thrips pestering their crops, taking on expert advice from agronomists and entomologists ...
6/22/2017

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Scottish seed potato exporters eyeing new market in Kenya

Scottish seed potato growers may have another export market in the future following successful growing trials in Kenya. It follows a concerted effort by the Agricultural & Horticultural ...
6/22/2017

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Europatat Congress 2017 ? Making the European Potato Trade great

Last week on 15 & 16 June, the Europatat Congress 2017 took place, organised in coordination by Europatat, the European Potato Trade Association, and Belgapom, the Belgian Potato Trade ...
6/21/2017

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High hopes for British seed potatoes in Kenya

Official potato trial seed sent to Kenya has passed initial lab tests and is now growing well in three locations. AHDB and SASA have been working together to open the Kenyan market ...
6/21/2017

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