At a recent “field day,” about 100 Northwest farmers and scientists from across Washington and Oregon scuffed through the sand, walking between piles of potatoes in the Black Sands area near Quincy, Washington.
In a groundbreaking initiative to combat climate change, Branston, the UK’s largest potato supplier, is leading a project to reduce the carbon footprint of potato farming, as reported by Farmers Guide in a recent news story.
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Scientists have created a super pangenome that captures the complete genetic diversity across multiple potato species to identify genetic traits that can help improve its resilience and nutritional quality.
A five-year, $50 million grant project aims to reduce the carbon footprint of potato farming across the Pacific Northwest.
A new potato sector body which aims to tackle the impact of a costly crop pest - potato cyst nematode - has been welcomed.
The majority of potatoes in the United States are now sold in processed forms such as frozen, chipped, dehydrated, or canned, according to new data from USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS).
According to Pamba Na Viazi consultant and Palladium Kenya country manager Eddy Chibu, potato trials have proved successful in the region.
Drony pronikají do nejrůznějších odvětví. O závlahu a hnojení se například dron postaral na pokusném poli ve Valečově na Havlíčkobrosku. Obletí pole, nasnímkuje, určí suchá místa a zemědělci ví, kam nasměrovat závlahu.