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Key Technology presents VERYX digital sorters to Australian food processor

Key Technology introduces its VERYX family of digital sorters to the Australian food processing industry with the VERYX C140 on exhibit at the FoodPro trade show in Sydney 16-19 July, ...
6/29/2017

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Tong?s Fieldloader now comes with new design options

Tong Engineering announced new design options on its popular Fieldloader, including unique automatic transport-mode features, allowing users to make the machine even more compact for ...
6/29/2017

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Video: 16 Row massive potato harvest in Idaho

Carl Taylor from Taylor Farms in Idaho Falls, Idaho, presenting Spudnik?s 16 row harvesting system. With eight 6 row windrowers and four 4 row harvesters they are able to harvest between ...
6/26/2017

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Video: Amazing potato cutting skills

Step away from the veggie peeler, there?s an easier way to get the skin off your potatoes. In a video shared on YouTube, the ?amazing? trick has been viewed over 4 million times. Simply ...
6/26/2017

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How to manage Colorado potato beetles that survived winter

Several different locations in the Red River Valley in the US are experiencing emerging Colorado potato beetles (CPB). Ian MacRae, professor and Extension entomologist at the University ...
6/26/2017

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US: Two new Russet varieties to be released soon

Two new spud varieties are coming soon to the Pacific Northwest. Echo Russet and Castle Russet ? developed by the Tri-State Potato Breeding Program that includes Oregon, Washington ...
6/26/2017

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UK: Brexit affects potato industry

During the Europatat Congress in Antwerp, Belgium, Cedric Porter of the World Potato Markets gave a presentation titled Brexit and the Potato Industry. Last June, 52 per cent of the ...
6/25/2017

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Zambian farmer alleges market is flooded by cheap potato imports from South Africa

A commercial farmer has called on the Zambian government to protect potato growers from cheap imports from South Africa. Stuart Cooke, who is managing director of Chartonel Farms in ...
6/25/2017

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UK: Hot potatoes under Alternaria attack

Heat stress under record seasonal high early summer temperatures could trigger increased risk of an initial Alternaria attack in potato crops. Plants suffering from lack of moisture ...
6/25/2017

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Packaging and processing specialist tna opens office in Japan

tna, supplier of food processing and packaging solutions, continues to grow its global footprint with the opening of a new Japan office and the launch of a brand new Japanese website. ...
6/25/2017

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New publication: Essential guide for potato store owners on CIPC application practices

The Potato Industry CIPC Stewardship Group in the UK recently published a new factsheet entitled ?CIPC Application: A store owner?s guide. Essential information for making potato stores ...
6/25/2017

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Why is Bob Dylan?s face now on Chinese potato crisp bags?

News spreads fast on the Internet, and word about what appears to be Chinese potato crisp packets sporting Bob Dylan?s face could not have spread faster. Many denizens of the Internet ...
6/25/2017

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Researchers engineer heat tolerance in potato crops

Scientists at the James Hutton Institute and the University of St. Andrews have developed a technique to ?engineer? heat tolerance in potato crops, potentially providing potato breeders ...
6/25/2017

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