See on Scoop.it – Potato News A technical team from the National Institute of Agricultural Technology (INTA) in Argentina shared information about harvest and postharvest mechanization technologies to increase and improve the varietal diversity of potato production in Cuba. According to the INTA, as part of the cooperation efforts made Argentina’s Foreign Ministry, a team of specialists from this institution[Read[Read More…]
See on Scoop.it – Potato NewsWith the rise of specialty potatoes in the retail world, several new varieties are emerging in the race to find new favorite options for retail and processing application. One variety, MonDak Gold, is nearing the retail market, according to Chuck Stadick, potato consultant with Spud Viking Potato Consulting, Caldwell, Idaho. The new, branded potato variety, named[Read[Read More…]
See on Scoop.it – Potato NewsKenyan farmers have challenges getting certified seed potatoes, a government official said on Wednesday.Agriculture Principal Secretary Sicily Kariuki told a food forum that as a result average yields remain at 10 tons per hectare which is way below the potential of 40 tons per hectare. Since Kenya gained independence, certified potato seed production has remained low at[Read[Read More…]
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See on Scoop.it – Potato News The Times of Israel A better potato for India, via Israeli tech The Times of Israel â€œThe biggest crop in India is the potato, and in fact India is the second largest producer of potatoes in the world after China (the country produced 45 million… See on www.timesofisrael.com You are unauthorized to view this[Read More…]
A seed potato trade mission to Cuba last month was â€œvery positiveâ€ and could open a strategic gateway market into the Caribbean for British seed exports. Representatives from the Potato Council and the Scottish government visited Cuba in January for general discussions and to meet with the Cuban minister for agriculture. The aim was to reopen the Cuban market for[Read[Read More…]
Imported seed remains one of the biggest threats to UK potato crop health, according to the Potato Councilâ€™s Rob Burns. And despite the Safe Haven seed assurance scheme â€“ launched in 2004 and which now voluntarily covers 60 per cent of UK seed â€“ having largely done its job, individual parties and practices can still put the national crop at[Read[Read More…]