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Ausveg re-elects New South Wales potato grower as chair

New South Wales potato grower Geoff Moar has been re-elected to the position of AUSVEG Chair and Queensland vegetable grower Belinda Adams has been elected to the position of AUSVEG ...
11/26/2016

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Peru and Papua New Guinea to cooperate on potato breeding and variety development

Papua New Guinea is looking to Peru for assistance in developing drought resistant potato varieties that can withstand future extreme weather conditions in the country. Prime Minister ...
11/26/2016

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French potato production estimated to reach 5.1 million tons

The National Potato Producers Union and National Interprofessional Potato Committee have estimated that French potato production will see a ?slight decrease? of 2.3% this year, reaching ...
11/24/2016

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Norway: Food giants battle over potato chips

It was crunch time in a Norwegian appeals court this week, as two of Norway?s major food producers, Orkla and Maarud, battled over who has the legal right to call their potato chip ...
11/24/2016

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Jersey: Potato growers take action to reduce level of nitrates

Potato growers have identified two areas where farming practices must change this winter to prevent a repeat of the water pollution that shut Val de la Mare reservoir for five months ...
11/24/2016

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Canada: Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) coming to a potato field near you

Though unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are just beginning to buzz over Canadian crop fields, experts agree these new ?eyes in the sky? are about to fundamentally change how potato ...
11/24/2016

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Potatoes are not the enemy

As the chief ingredient of fatty french fries and potato chips, potatoes are the enemy of many a parent struggling to get their children to lose weight. However, just like ugly giants ...
11/24/2016

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Prince Edward Island potato farmers hope aggressive marketing will benefit industry

Prince Edward Island’s potato farmers are hoping more aggressive marketing will help their industry bounce back after a tough season. Many Island growers met Friday in Summerside ...
11/24/2016

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