Why aren’t we producing more GMO potatoes? Mostly because public demand just isn’t there yet. The industry needs to educate the consumer.
Canadá: Judge orders shipper to pay supplier in dispute over spoiled P.E.I. potatoes sent to Argentina
A court fight over P.E.I. potatoes shipped to Argentina in 2007 has ended with a judge ordering the shipper to pay more than $118,000 to one of its suppliers.
Scientists are trying to revolutionise potatoes and, in the process, cure the tubers’ depression, the result of generations of inbreeding.
French fries did not, in fact, originate in France. Just ask the Belgians. They’ll tell you.
Scientists at The James Hutton Institute say discovery could help breed new colourful and improved potato varieties
The price of chips could soar as Brexit and Russian Crimean tensions have left a shortage of potato pickers in Jersey, farmers say.
Blackleg is a costly disease in potatoes caused by several pectolytic bacteria that have the ability to infect and break down plant tissue, leading to storage losses and crop rejections.
No matter how healthy the plants look in a potato field, the power is in the ground and the proof is in the digging. That’s why potato growers list root protection as a top priority.