Niki Bezzant to speak at conference

Niki Bezzant is a writer, speaker, editor and commentator. She is passionate about food, healthy eating and food culture, marketing … Read More

e-newsletter #61 – April 2017

This newsletter covers a variety of key initiatives from R&D to Biosecurity to Seed Certification to MRLs to Industry Engagement and Market Updates and reports on … Read More

Te Radar to MC Potatoes NZ conference awards dinner

With a string of awards to his name, including the countries highest accolades for comedy, Te Radar is one of … Read More

Playing catch-up

New and aggressive dickeya pathogen has US potato industry searching for answers… Article by Melanie App – Spudman magazine, America … Read More

Conference – Martin Snedden confirmed as keynote speaker

Martin Snedden, renowned cricket player and ex CEO of Rugby New Zealand 2011 Ltd the company responsible for staging the extremely … Read More

Busy potato research season

Update by Jen Linton, Potato Research Manager, FAR The number of trials and sites around the country has made the … Read More

Grower talk – mesh crop covers

Dr Charles Merfield from the BHU Future Farming Centre spoke at a Growers Talk in Lincoln on 14 March 2017. … Read More

Dickeya solani in NZ

Both Pectobacterium atrosepticum and P. carotovorum subsp. carotovorum have previously been isolated from potato tubers with soft rot symptoms in … Read More

Dickeya solani biosecurity case study – USA 2015

In 2014 and 2015, growers in many parts of the eastern United States region started to notice blackleg symptoms in … Read More

Dickeya solani biosecurity case study – Europe 2005

Europe 2005 In 2005/2006, a growing number of cases of potato blackleg/top wilt in Northern Europe and Israel were found … Read More

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