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Eye on Potatoes Podcast: In discussion with Congressman Mike Simpson and NPC CEO Kam Quarles about COVID-19
Congressman Mike Simpson and the entire Idaho Congressional delegation are championing policy solutions to support the nation’s struggling potato industry. National Potato Council CEO Kam Quarles calls in from D.C. to discuss the $300 million in additional potato purchases the industry needs to help bring supply and demand back into balance.
French fry fiasco: Potatoes pile up as restaurants close down across Canada
With restaurants closed due to COVID-19, the potato industry in Canada has taken a big hit. Lukie Pieterse, editor and publisher of Potato News Today joined guest host Heather Morrison of CBC Saskatchewan to talk about the impact the pandemic has had on the industry.
Canada: The Little Potato Company’s Angela Santiago talks creamer potato demand, online trends, and cross-merchandising
If the food pyramid had a
PlanetPotato podcast: Celebrity encounters and news of a global competition
The second episode of PlanetPotato, the new podcast from the team that brings you World Potato Markets, has just dropped and is now available to download via Buzzsprout, Spotify and Apple Podcasts. Listeners can be beguiled by tales of showbiz connections facilitated by potatoes (including Lauren Bacall), and hear how they can enter the Potato Photographer of the Year competition. Plus we pay a visit to the USA, as Red River Farm Network
NPC CEO on COVID-19 and its impact on the potato industry
The Eye on Potatoes Podcast is brought to you by the National Potato Council. This is the place to tune in for conversations with growers and thought leaders on advocacy, production and all things potatoes. National Potato Council CEO Kam Quarles and Eye on Potatoes host Lane Nordlund sat down during this podcast to discuss the latest on COVID-19, its impact on the potato industry, the government response, and how NPC and its state partners are supporting growers in this unprecedented time.
Podcast: Adding to the potato rotation to boost soil health
This episode of the Potatoes in Canada podcast series “Tuber Talk” focuses on the practices in Prince Edward Island, one of Canada
Interview with Chris Claridge, CEO of Potatoes New Zealand
Passionate about horticulture and adding value to New Zealand
PlanetPotato goes live: New World Potato Markets podcast celebrates the world
A new podcast called PlanetPotato from the team that brings you World Potato Markets has gone live.
Webinar: Diversified use of apical cuttings to boost potato seed systems
The World Potato Congress Inc (WPC) is pleased to continue its webinar series, and in its next webinar it will feature Dr. Monica Parker, presenting on “Diversified Use of Apical Cuttings to Boost Potato Seed Systems”. Addressing seed shortages for potato is a perennial challenge in many potato-producing countries, DrParker says. Addressing seed shortages for potato is a perennial challenge in many potato-producing countries, Dr Parker says.
AHDB provides online Coronavirus advice for British farmers and growers
In a message from Jane King, CEO of AHDB, she says: “To our farmers, growers and supply-chain businesses. We are all living in the most extraordinary of times. To bring all the latest advice together in one place, AHDB has created specific coronavirus-related pages on its website where you can access the latest Government advice for employers and employees, links to other industry organisations, frequently asked questions and a wealth of tools and business information.
How Coronavirus has changed the British potato market and the way AHDB supports the industry
This week AHDB Potatoes in the UK published a podcast outlining some of its analysis into consumer and wholesale markets, our thinking on consumer marketing and some of the ways that the lockdown has affected AHDB’s services to the industry. In this episode you will hear, among others, from Dr Sophie Churchill, chair of the Potato Board, who will offer an overview of the work that’s underway to support the British potato industry.
Potato diseases: Control of Rhizoctonia solani podcast
In this episode, Mike Abram, from the Communications team of Bayer Crop Sciences in the UK, recently caught up with Sam Harvey, who is a Commercial Technical Manager for Bayer, based in and around the Cambridgeshire area. They discussed potatoes and in particular how to control seed- and soil-borne potato diseases. Controlling seed- and soil-borne diseases is important for both[Read More…]
Eye on Potatoes Podcast: Potato Nutrition Research – The recipe for Good Food Policy
The podcast called “Eye on Potatoes” has been created by the National Potato Council in the US. Available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Google Podcasts, it provides an opportunity for growers throughout the country and policy makers in Washington to learn about industry policy priorities. According to Kam Quarles, NPC CEO, “Eye on Potatoes is a terrific way to keep[Read More…]
Podcast: Agricultural economist explains the risks and benefits of GMOs and the future of crop biotechnology
Few academics eagerly engage the public on controversial scientific topics, content to quietly focus on their research. Agricultural economist and author Stuart Smyth isn’t among them. No stranger to social media and a
Podcast: Solynta’s Charles Miller on the Hybrid True Potato Seed Revolution
Charles Miller, commercial director for Solynta, sat down with SeedWorld to talk about the inroads the company has made in regard to hybrid true potato seed. He also talks about his love of fly fishing and what it’s taught him about being successful in business. The interview was hosted by Marc Zienkiewicz, and recorded at the recent American Seed Trade[Read More…]
Podcasts: Yara North America agronomist on plant nutrition and other production issues
In the first podcast of his Weekly Agronomic Tip last week, Dr. Steve Petrie, Director of Agronomic Services at Yara North America discussed the Liebig’s Law of the Minimum and how it not only applies to plant nutrition, but also to all production factors including genetics, environment, and management (GEM’s). The latest podcast, published earlier this week, Dr. Petrie’s presentation[Read More…]
Latest AHDB podcast covers key potato production issues
Coming from Potatoes in Practice in Dundee, this podcast covers key topics from the potato industry, including: Chemical loss, potato nutrition and importance of seed quality for export. Go to this page of the AHDB website to listen to the podcast